Open Call for 2016 Arts Programming Submissions

Calling All Artists / Musicians / Filmmakers / Poets / Dancers/ Performers

Do you have an idea for a public event or art interaction in Congress Square Park for the 2016 Season? We want to hear your ideas!  

This is an incredible and unique opportunity to bring your artistic vision and talents into the public realm. Contribute to the activation of Congress Square Park and the vitality of Portland’s temporary public art scene.

Music in the Square, Art in the Square, Films in the Square, Play in the Square, Dance in the Square…MEET in the Square!

2016 In the Square events will run from May through the end of October.

To submit an idea for an event or art interaction, please complete the form below to provide general information about your programming idea.

Submissions are due by Sunday, January 31st at midnight.

A committee will review the submissions and select the programming line-up for the 2016 season.  The FoCSP Programming Committee will work with the artist or contact person to finalize an event date. Content must be suitable for public viewing to be considered.  Artist stipends will be provided by The Friends of Congress Square Park.

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