FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 30, 2005
City issues request for qualifications for Sprint Center art
The City’s One-Percent-for-Art program issued a request for qualifications today seeking artists or artist collaborations to develop innovative, original artwork for the new Sprint Center. The estimated public art budget for the Sprint Center is $1.3 million.
The Sprint Center is being built between 13th and 15th streets, and Grand Avenue and Oak Street in downtown Kansas City, Mo. The City broke ground on the center’s site this summer and expects construction to be completed by fall 2007.
Interested artists should submit their proposals to the Municipal Art Commission, Sprint Center, City Hall, 17th floor, 414 E. 12th St., Kansas City, MO, 64106. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. Central Daylight Time on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005.
The complete request for qualifications can be downloaded from the City’s Web site at www.kcmo.org/pubworks.nsf/web/opportunities?opendocument.
For more information, contact Porter Arneill, Municipal Art Commission, at (816) 513-2656 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Emily Blumenfeld and Meredith McKinley, project consultants at Via Partnership, at (314) 664-5902 or via e-mail at email@example.com.