Call for Submissions: Kent Park Public Art Project, Huntsville

Kent Park, located in downtown Huntsville.

Call for Creatives and Creative Teams: Public Art in Kent Park, Huntsville

Deadline: May 26, 2024 at 11:59 pm
Budget: $50,000

The Town of Huntsville seeks to commission an experienced artist or artists team to create a permanent piece of public art that adds to the vibrant and unique character of Kent Park, a popular gathering space in Huntsville Ontario.

Kent Park is in the heart of downtown Huntsville, and used for special events throughout the year including the annual Christmas tree lighting and summer buskers. It is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg under the terms of the Robinson-Huron Treaty #61 of 1850, and the Williams Treaties of 1923.

The final work should reflect Huntsville’s adventurous and creative spirit inspired by the Muskoka landscape that weaves itself in and around the municipality, and foster a sense of place for people to come together to create, celebrate, or simply take pause to enjoy the area’s rugged, natural beauty.

Kent Park, Huntsville.

Submissions must be received by May 26 at 11:59 pm through our online form at myhuntsville.ca. Artists are encouraged to review the submission checklist to ensure all details are submitted for a strong entry.

A jury will review the submissions and conduct artist interviews in June, where artists will be asked to provide an overview of their submission material, answer questions, and explain any additional information requested.

For full project details, submission requirements, park images, location, eligibility and scope of work, visit our engagement and submission website at myhuntsville.ca.

Have questions? Connect with Jacqueline.surette@huntsville.ca or 705-789-6421 ext 3021.

The Town of Huntsville is located at 37 Main Street East, Huntsville ON P1H 1A1.

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