OCA Seeks Proposals from Atlanta Artists for 2021-2022 Grant Cycle

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs’ Contracts for Arts Services (CAS) program is now accepting submissions from Atlanta artists for the 2021-2022 grant cycle. Each year, CAS awards contracts to individual artists within the City of Atlanta. Eligible artists interested in these funding opportunities have until 11:59 pm on Friday, August 20, […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: OCA Seeks Project Proposals for ELEVATE 2021

The City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) is seeking project proposals for its annual Public Art festival, ELEVATE. This year, ELEVATE will take place each weekend in September & October in various neighborhoods around Atlanta with a focus on the theme, Reopen, Reignite, Reconnect. The OCA is seeking proposals for all artforms from […]

OCA Seeks Art Conservator to Help Restore Iconic Old Fourth Ward Mural

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program seeks an art conservator to help restore the “Triumphant Celebration” (pictured above) mural for the 2021 ELEVATE Public Art Festival. Interested parties should submit their proposals to Shannon Douglas Kimbro via email, at skimbro@atlantaga.gov, by 3 PM on Tuesday, August 03, 2021. The selected conservator shall […]

OCA Seeks Artist for Pittman Park Mural Project

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) is currently seeking a muralist to paint a vibrant and youthful mural at the Pittman Park Recreational Center. The selected artist or creative team for this mural project will receive $10,000 to cover payment, supplies, tools, equipment, and assistants. The community is interested in […]

OCA Public Art Team Restores Olympic Artwork

The 1996 Centennial Olympic Games were accompanied by a large influx of public artworks acquired by the City of Atlanta, including Games, an abstract Corten steel sculpture by Spanish artist Elisa Arimany.  Corten steel is intended to showcase the passing of time through its ever-developing ferric patina.  Its appearance tends to be most even and […]

OCA, Trust for Public Land Seek Artist for Cook Park Legacy Mural Program

In partnership with the City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the Trust for Public Land invites metro Atlanta artists and artist teams to submit qualifications for site-specific mural installations in Rodney Cook, Sr. Park (Cook Park) in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood. The site-specific works of art should reflect Vine City’s unique history, and the artist selected will […]

OCA Announces Dates for FY ’22 Grant Funding Workshops

  First-time applicants interested in submitting a proposal for Contracts for Arts Services (CAS) funding must attend a virtual workshop covering the submission process. The final virtual workshop will be held on July 22, 2021, at 3 PM, via Microsoft Teams. The CAS workshops will cover grant guidelines and the online application process. CAS provides […]

City of Atlanta, OCA, and Hartsfield-Jackson Honors Atlanta Child Murder Victims with Portrait Art Exhibit

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) announces the exhibition of the Atlanta Children’s Memorial Portraits at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, opening Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. “This Atlanta Children’s Memorial Portraits exhibit at Hartsfield-Jackson, one of the […]

OCA Seeks Grant Proposals from Atlanta Artists, Arts and Community Organizations for FY ’22 Grant Cycle [Deadline Extended]

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs’ Contracts for Arts Services (CAS), the City’s program for granting public funding to arts and cultural activities, is now accepting proposal submissions for the FY ’22 Grant Cycle. Each year, CAS awards contracts to non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, individual artists, and creative projects within the City of […]

OCA Awarded $25,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) has been given a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support ELEVATE 2021. This project will enhance the City’s cultural offerings by providing free, quality cultural experiences that highlight what makes Atlanta unique and increasing […]