City of Manhattan Beach Seeks Submissions from Artists for Centennial Public Art Project
Manhattan Beach, CA(July 18, 2012) - The City of Manhattan Beach presents an opportunity to professional artists or artist teams for a permanent piece of public art for the City's Centennial celebration. The artist commission for the project is $130,000, using the City's Public Art Trust Fund, and the selected art piece(s) will be displayed in a prominent location(s) in Manhattan Beach. The purpose of the project is to create an exceptional visual experience for locals and visitors, commemorate the City's past, and inspire future generations.
"Successful visual art in a community can foster discussion, celebrate a City's unique culture, engage and inspire the mind and senses, and anchor a key community place," said Mayor Wayne Powell. "Everyone is greatly looking forward to seeing the submissions."
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