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National Bowling Stadium - Call for Artists

DEADLINE: July 22, 2019

exterior view of the National Bowling Stadium lit up at night.

The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) invites you to submit your proposals for a $55,000 public art commission for the interior of the National Bowling Stadium Reno, Nevada. The RACC is seeking proposals from artists or artist teams who have experience working on public art projects interested in creating a suspended/hanging artwork for an interior space in the National Bowling Stadium (NBS), located in Downtown Reno. The Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority operates the NBS, which attracts regional and national bowling tournaments, from 50,000 to 60,000 people.

Applications will be accepted through CODAWorx. For more information, download the project PDF.


Artistic Bike Racks and Benches - RFP

DEADLINE: August 5, 2019   

The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission (RACC) invites you to submit your proposals for artistic benches and bike racks for the Midtown District of Reno, Nevada.

The RACC is seeking proposals from artists or artist teams for artistic bike racks and benches. These pieces will be creative placemaking streetscape elements. Materials proposed must be able to withstand weather and urban environment. Purchase price for each bench will be from $2,500 to $5,500 and each bike rack will be from $1,000 to $2,500. There is the possibility of commissioning multiples from one artist or artist team.

For full details, download the project PDF. Submit proposals through CODAWorx

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Public Art Proposals 

For artists and constituents who are interested in submitting a public art proposal on City of Reno right-of-way please refer to the Public Art page of this website.  Currently, the Public Art Committee and Reno Arts & Culture Commission is not accepting new project proposals for funding requests outside of City of Reno right-of-way. 


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