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 city limits. Art may be displayed or performed on private property with the property owner’s permission.

Proposals will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021. Projects are required to be completed by June 30, 2022. Final selections will be determined by members of PAAC at their September 2, 2021 meeting.

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 Marcia Bollinger at 319-356-5237 or

The Iowa City Artists Registry

The registry is now available for submissions by local artists and arts organizations/businesses and is searchable by everyone! Visit Iowa City Artist Registry to learn more.

Date of publication

Monday, July 26, 2021