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City Announces Call for Artists for Public Art Project at Duke Street Tunnel | News Release | City of Alexandria

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2017

The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts invites artists and artist teams living and working in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia to submit their qualifications for a temporary public art project for the Duke Street Pedestrian Concourse. Located south of the King Street Metro Station, the tunnel allows pedestrian traffic to travel between the metro station and the Carlyle neighborhood.

Selected artist or artists team will need to have ability to work with a variety of mediums. Emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply.

This project aligns with the Carlyle Vitality Initiative -an effort to enhance neighborhood vitality and quality of life for Carlyle residents, employees and visitors, as well as to improve the Carlyle area’s competitiveness in the regional office market.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday, June 4, 2017. For more information on the project and to apply click here. If you have any questions, contact Jimena Larson at jimena.larson@alexandriava.gov.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Jimena Larson, Office of the Arts, at 703.746.5503 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail jimena.larson@alexandriava.gov.

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