Call for Artists

There are numerous opportunities for artists to submit their proposals for Columbia’s public art projects. Please check back with us throughout the year to see how your work can be a part of Columbia’s public art portfolio.

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RFQ: Flat Branch Park Expansion – Columbia Bicentennial



Flat Branch Park Expansion
Public Art Project | Columbia, Missouri

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CST

APPLY FOR THE PROJECT: Click here to apply  

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Accepting Gifts of Works of Art


Guidelines for accepting gifts of works of art is found in Chapter 2 of the City Code of Ordinances, section 2-237 outlined below. Those who wish to donate existing works of art, or works yet to be completed (for example, a mural), shall Read More »

Commemorative Poster

Visual art has been featured as the city’s Commemorative Poster each year since 1992. The poster communicates the vitality and beauty of the City of Columbia. The official poster is unveiled at the Celebration of the Arts fundraiser and Read More »

Traffic Box Art

The City of Columbia, Missouri invites an artist or a team of artists residing in mid-Missouri to apply for project to create art on traffic signal boxes in downtown Columbia. The goal of the project is to decrease graffiti and bring art into public space. Read More »