The City of Iowa City Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) announces the availability of matching funds up to $2,000 for public art projects. Funded through the Iowa City Public Art Program, visual, audio, or performance-based art such as sculpture, murals, performances, readings, interactive exhibits, video projections, soundscapes, spoken word, and other mediums, will be considered.

To be eligible, proposals must be for projects created by Iowa City artists that will be publicly accessible and viewable within Iowa City's city limits. Art may be displayed or performed on private property with property owner permission.

Proposals will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020. Projects are required to be completed by December 31, 2020 in order to receive funding. Final selections will be determined by members of PAAC.

The application and additional information on selection criteria, submission requirements, eligible expenses and other conditions for the program are available at

For more information, contact Neighborhood Services Coordinator Marcia Bollinger at 319-356-5237 or

Date of publication

Monday, May 18, 2020