Request for Proposals: Public Art for the New Halifax Common Aquatics Facility

Halifax Regional Municipality
Request for Proposals: Public Art
Halifax Common Aquatics Facility

Submission Deadline: September 19, 2022
Project Budget: $170,000 CDN (exclusive of net HST)

The Halifax Regional Municipality is seeking public art proposals to be integrated in the new Halifax Common Aquatics Facility, located at 5838 Cogswell Street.

The Halifax Common Aquatics Facility project will include a 13,500 square foot pool with capacity for 450 people, a new playground, and a year-round pavilion with a community room, kitchenette, modular stage for performers, and natural shade areas from tree groves and overhand features of the structure. It is anticipated the new facility will be open to the public in summer 2023.

The new Aquatics Facility will offer an opportunity for qualified artists to design, fabricate, and install public art. Successful artists will work in collaboration with the municipality’s project team. The deadline for submission is September 19, 2022.

The total budget for the project is $170,000.00 CDN exclusive of net HST. The tentative project schedule is as follows:

Submission Deadline: September 19, 2022
Selection and Notification: November, 2022
Agreement, Detailed Design and Fabrication: December 2022 – February 2024
Project Installation: June 2024

Learn more about the call for proposals by visiting our website.

Questions can be directed to:
Lindsay Cory
Community Developer – Public Art
Culture & Events | Parks & Recreation
C. 902.456.8384
E: Lindsay.Cory@halifax.ca