City of Alameda Seeks Proposals for Public Art

City of Alameda Seeks Proposals for Public Art

The City of Alameda has released a new request for proposal (RFP) for Cultural Arts and Arts Programming. This includes grants for the performing arts, literary arts, film & video, screenings and installations, arts education, art lectures and presentations, special events, and artist-in-residence programs in the arts. There is a total of $60,000 available to be distributed across four grants of $5,000 and four grants of $10,000.

The RFP is available for download at The city will host a virtual RFP Orientation on Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. (Zoom login information is included in the RFP). Proposals are due July 5 and must be submitted through All cultural arts programming must be free, publicly accessible, and located in the City of Alameda.

Previous cultural arts awardees include:
Island City Waterways: Uprooted, May 21-22, 2022, Rhythmix Cultural Works
Island City Waterways: Uprooted is the third installment of free, site-specific performances of dance, theater, music, and storytelling celebrating the history of Alameda’s waterfront.

Animate Dance Festival, Oct. 27, 2018, West End Arts & Entertainment District
Animate Dance Festival featured a celebration of dance in all its forms. Animate invited people of all ages and backgrounds to discover the wealth of dance artistry in the Bay Area.

For more information, visit contact Walker Toma, Development Manager, at 510-747-6897.