FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 7, 2004
City seeks artists for Convention Center renovation and expansion
The City’s One-Percent-for-Art program is seeking artists and artist collaborations to develop innovative, original artwork for the renovation and expansion of the Convention Center. The deadline to submit packets is Oct. 4, at 5 p.m.
The expansion will include 40,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities including a ballroom and meeting rooms. The location of the artwork(s) will be determined in collaboration with the selected artist(s).
The selection panel is made up of artists and art professionals familiar with the field of public art, representatives from the Kansas City Convention Center, the Municipal Art Commission, citizens, and the project architects.
For more information about the project, consult the following Web pages:
www.kcmo.org/pubworks.nsf/web/opportunities?opendocument (request for qualifications)
www.kcmo.org/pubworks.nsf/web/Bartleconvention?opendocument (informational page).