RFP: Public Art Installations Program

Visual Arts
Organization City of Rochester
Deadline August 25, 2022

The City of Rochester is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to administer an art installation program for City-owned properties. An organization can respond individually, or with partner organizations. In partnership with the City, the selected consultant(s) will create and distribute a call for artists, facilitate review of art proposals, develop and manage the contracts with the artists, and oversee the installation of the art.

This project is funded through the City’s Percent for the Arts program which aims to provide opportunities for historically underrepresented local artists and arts organizations, and increase access to art in neighborhoods throughout Rochester.

Pre-Proposal Conference

The City will facilitate a pre-proposal conference to discuss the RFP and provide Respondents with an opportunity to ask questions onThursday, August 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm. The conference will be held virtually. Click here to register for the conference. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the conference. It will be recorded and the video posted on this webpage afterward.


To further ensure that all Respondents have a clear understanding of the scope and requirements of the RFP, the City will respond to all questions submitted via email to Heather Anderson at [email protected] by Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm. Questions and the responding answers will be sent via email to all Respondents who have provided an email address to Heather Anderson and will be posted on this webpage.