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  • Forecast's 2018 Mid-Career Project Grant will open for applications on June 15, 2017! This grant supports the creation of a new publicly accessible temporary or permanent artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by a Minnesota-based mid-career public artist. Projects may be in any form or discipline, including performance, dance, storytelling, photography, film, sculpture, painting, etc. The deadline to apply is July 18, 2017.   Starting June 15, the application will be available here: ht…
  • Lann Briel posted a new Opportunity Call for Public Art/Artists
    Union Park District Council, in partnership with Forecast Public Art, and with funding from the Knight Foundation, invites artists or artist teams from the Union Park District to participate in DARTS [District Arts Partnership] during the summer of 2017. The DARTS project will focus on the heavily trafficked University/Snelling intersection, which is a multi-modal hub for cars, pedestrians, light-rail transit, and buses, making it the busiest intersection in the Union Park District. With a socce…
  • Call for artworks! Forecast Public Art is assisting Minnesota Landmarks in St. Paul, Minnesota, to exhibit a variety of original artworks inside Landmark Center during the summer of 2017 as part of its Summer Arts Discovery Program. Founded in 1970, Minnesota Landmarks Inc. was  established to preserve and maintain Landmark Center as one of downtown Saint Paul’s most historically significant buildings. Minnesota Landmarks manages Landmark Center as a dynamic art, history and cultural center i…
  • Janaki Ranpura, 2011 Planning Grantee & 2012 Project Grantee, "The Peloton" installed at the 2012 Northern Spark Festival Grant Amount: $8,000 Application Deadline: October 18, 2016 Grant-Funded Period: January 1, 2017 – November 30, 2017 Grant Intentions: This grant supports the creation of a new public art project by a MN-based emerging artist. Grant Overview Emerging Artist Project Grants support the creation of a temporary or permanent public artwork anywhere in the state of Min…
  • Janet Groenert, 2012 Jerome Planning Grantee, caution tape flower prototype Grant Amount: $2,500 Application Deadline: October 18, 2016 Grant-Funded Period: January-November 2017 Grant Intentions: This grant supports public art R&D activities by MN-based emerging artists. Grant Overview This grant supports emerging artists in public art related research and development or with the planning phase of freely accessible public art installation or activity in Minnesota. Activities could rang…
  • Tamsie Ringler, 2012 McKnight Professional Development Grantee, "Car Dreams" prototype installation at the Northern Spark Festival Grant Amount: $5,000 Application Deadline: October 18, 2016 Grant-Funded Period: January-November 2017 Grant Intentions: This grant supports public art professional development activities by MN-based mid-career artists. Grant Overview This grant supports Minnesota-based mid-career artists seeking to expand or advance their careers in the field of public art. Fun…
  • Join Forecast Public Art this fall for "Making it Public," a five-week workshop designed for artists who are interested in exploring how to make their artwork public. We’ll hold one session each week at various locations throughout Lowertown, St. Paul, host guest speakers, discuss the field, profession, history, and contemporary issues in public art, understand the creative process, & MORE. We will also offer grants up to $2500 to help you realize your public art project.  …
  • Grant Amount: $50,000Application Deadline: RFQ Deadline July 12, 2016Grant-Funded Period: January 2017 – May 2018 Grant Intentions: This grant supports the creation of a publicly accessible temporary or permanent artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by a Minnesota-based mid-career public artist. Projects may be in any form or discipline, including performance, dance, storytelling, photography, film, sculpture, painting, etc. Two Stage Application Process Stage 1: RFQ RFQs are due on…
  • Emily Gastineau posted a new Opportunity Summer Arts Discovery
    Forecast Public Art is assisting Minnesota Landmarks in St. Paul, Minnesota to exhibit a variety of original artworks inside Landmark Center during the summer of 2016 as part of its Summer Arts Discovery Program. Background Founded in 1970, Minnesota Landmarks Inc. was established to preserve and maintain Landmark Center as one of downtown Saint Paul’s most historically significant buildings. Minnesota Landmarks manages Landmark Center as a dynamic art, history and cultural center in the …
  • Emily Gastineau updated the Opportunity Executive Director
    Forecast Public Art has seen the interest and involvement in public art grow dramatically since 1978. After 38 years as founder and Executive Director, Jack Becker will transition to Director of Community Services, following the hire of a new Executive Director this year to lead one of the nation’s top nonprofit organizations dedicated to promoting the field of public art. Forecast’s Community Services team will grow its role of helping artists and communities bring meaningful public art …