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FY23 Marion Barry, Jr. Legacy Public Art Project

Request for Qualifications 

The District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities is seeking qualified artists or design professionals to design, fabricate and install the Marion Barry Legacy Public Art Project, interactive kiosks and/or display cases, as well as final placement of the 8 ft. plaster model of the Mayor Marion Barry Statue (to be supplied) in the lobby of the recently dedicated Mayor Marion S. Barry Jr. Building located at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC.

RFQ Release: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Submission Deadline: Friday | May 27, 2022, 9:00 pm ET
Number of Awards: TBD
Award Amount: Up to $250,000

Recorded Live Chat Session (Thursday, April 7, 2022)

Recorded Live Chat Session (Wednesday, April 27, 2022)

Recorded Live Chat Session (Tuesday, May 3, 2022)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Prospective applicants should read through the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) below in its entirety prior to submitting an application.

Artists, Designers, Curators, Fabricators, Production Services Collaboration Corner

If you are interested in connecting with other artists, designers, curators, production and fabrication specialists for this grant opportunity, check out our online Marion Barry, Jr. Public Art Collaboration Corner.

Looking for vendors with possible technical serivces to support this project?  You may find some resources through DC’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSBLD) database of all active Certified Business Enterprises (CBEs). DSBLD list of CBE 

Project Manager Staff Contact:
Lauren Dugas Glover | [email protected]