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Posted on: April 13, 2023

City of Green Bay Seeks Applicants for Public Art Grant Program

The Green Bay Public Arts Commission (GBPAC) is seeking applications for the Public Art Grant Program. The Public Art Grant Program provides funds to artists/artist teams, creatives, makers, performers, arts organizations, and other cultural drivers, to enhance and increase arts and culture and public art opportunities within the city of Green Bay. Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), funds are dedicated to support presentations, performances, workshops, research, and/or the creation of artwork within the City of Green Bay. The program strives to encourage artistic engagement, spur economic vibrancy, and revitalize Green Bay through the arts. 

Applicants are eligible to receive a one-time grant between $2,500 - $10,000. This grant may be used to fully fund a project. No match is required. Funds cannot be used to retroactively fund completed projects or portions of projects but can be used for ongoing projects. Professional artists of all disciplines, arts organizations, and other cultural drivers are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact City staff prior to submitting an application to discuss their application proposal. All applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM (CT) on July 10, 2023

For questions or concerns about the application process or technical assistance, email or call 920.448.3142.

View additional program details and access the online application here.

About Green Bay Public Arts Commission (GBPAC) 

Established in 2016, GBPAC focuses on the creation and preservation of public art in Green Bay, and ensuring equal access for all to enjoy and engage with public art. The GBPAC exists to fund artistic activities and support cultural programs that integrate and advance arts and culture as an essential part of life in Green Bay.  It oversees the Rotating Art Program, with sculptures placed in six locations, sees to the conservation and maintenance of multiple public art pieces throughout the city, maintains a public art inventory map, and artist database, and offers grants to fund various public art projects. For more information visit here.

For further information contact Public Arts Coordinator, Laura Schley at 920.448.3142 / email

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