REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
IACA StARTS Grant
Closing Date & Time for Proposals: October 31, 2020 | 5 p.m. CST
Artist-in-Residence Program Overview
The Artist-in-Residence program is an opportunity for children and families to observe, learn, and interact with a professional artist. The Artist and children will share in a collaborative and open-ended process of creating artwork together.
As a cultural institution and gathering place for all people in our community, we are seeking to diversify our art collection, presentations, and displays to ensure multiple cultures are visible throughout our physical space. Artists will provide continued guidance to the Museum as we ensure that everyone in our entire community is welcomed into and represented in the art experiences we provide.
The Artist-in-Residence program is open to professional artists and makers:
The selected artists will:
Contacts for Questions
Accepting questions for clarification on proposals and scope of the Artist-in-Residence Program through October 16.
Dustin Thacker, Arts & Maker Specialist
Timeline for proposal acceptance:
10/31/20: Artist-in-Residence proposals due
11/3/20: Finalists contacted
Week of 11/7: Interviews and teaching demonstrations
11/11: Artist announced
4/1/2021: Spring 2021 Quarter artist start date
Pending Grant Approval
The Illinois Arts Council Agency StARTS grant requires a signed contract with an artist to apply for funding. The execution of this residency is reliant upon receiving program funding.