Qatar Museums invites locally based artists to submit proposals for public art open calls

Qatar Museums invites locally based artists to submit proposals for public art open calls

By qatarliving

 Authentic and inspirational cultural experiences are offered by Qatar Museums (QM), the country's leading institution for art and culture, through an expanding network of museums, heritage sites, festivals, public art projects, and programs.

Qatar Museums is inviting emerging and established artists based in Qatar to submit their proposals for its annual public art open calls. The annual open calls bring together artists to add vibrancy and meaning to walls across Doha and form part of Qatar Museums' ongoing commitment to supporting local talent and promoting public art.

Abdulrahman Al Ishaq, Director of Public Art at Qatar Museums, said: “The purpose of our annual open calls is to support local talent and to provide artists living in Qatar with a valuable opportunity to propose and create public artworks. Eligible artists are invited to put forward their proposals for works that will contribute to Qatar’s cultural and artistic scene by sparking thoughtful conversations through creative mediums.”

Eligible artists in Qatar are invited to apply to one or more of the following of Qatar Museums’ public art open calls, for a chance to have their artworks adorn walls across Doha. 

JEDARIART

 JEDARIART brings artists together to add vibrancy and meaning to the walls across Doha through murals and street art. The aim of the programme is to activate urban areas and promote artistic intervention in designated districts creating new reference points for people to go and visit across the city. It is also part of Qatar Museums' ongoing commitment to supporting local talent and promoting public art. 

For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit this link
The deadline to receive proposals is Monday, 15 August 2022.

Public Art Student Initiative

The Student Initiative invites university students and alumni to propose a temporary or permanent public artwork. For this year’s Public Art Student Competition, students and alumni are encouraged to think about the dialogue they want to spark through their artwork. The selected artist will be commissioned to create their proposal with the support of Qatar Museums’ Public Art department. 

For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit this link. 
The deadline to receive proposals is Monday, 5 September 2022.  

5/6 initiative

The 5/6 Initiative Open call encourages artists to propose a permanent public artwork that speaks to the local community. Artists should consider the relevance of the piece to the community and the message they would like to convey through their artwork, and also take into consideration weight, dimensions, materials and budget. Successful applicants will receive a commission contract to execute their proposed public artwork.

For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit this link
The deadline to receive proposals is Monday, 5 September 2022.

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