The Friday, March 26, 2021 deadline for the the City's Public Art Matching Fund Program is quickly approaching.

The City of Iowa City Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) would like to remind local artists of matching funds up to $2,000 for public art projects including, visual, audio, or performance-based art. Projects can include sculptures, murals, performances, readings, interactive exhibits, video projections, soundscapes, spoken word, and other mediums.

To be eligible, proposals must be for projects created by Iowa City artists, they must be publicly accessible and viewable within Iowa City 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, March 26, 2021. Projects are required to be completed by June 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by members of PAAC at their April 1, 2021 meeting and awards announced by Monday, April 5.

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

This project is funded through the Iowa City Public Art Program.

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

Date of publication

Tuesday, March 16, 2021