City of Eugene Cultural Services, Lane Arts Council, and Maude Kerns Art Center are partnering to host this years Visual Arts Week, August 2nd-9th, 2019. We are looking for YOU (artists and creatives alike) to submit ideas for pop-up experiences, workshops, and artist talks/panels.

Visual Arts Week (VAW) celebrates the visual arts by bringing together hundreds of local, regional, national and international artists through multiple visual platforms: gallery, contemporary and street art. Our vision is to celebrate and give visibility to the visual arts community by providing a platform for experimentation, creativity, and dialogue that strengthens our community’s quality of life and social well-being.

We are seeking submissions for Pop-up Experiences, Workshops, and Artist Talks/Panels. Submissions are due no later than 5 PM on May 17th. Applicants will be informed May 24th.

 

POP-UP EXPERIENCES

Submit your pop-up idea HERE

Your responsibility:

  • Must be up for at least 3 hours
  • Install and de-install same day
  • Publicly accessible
  • Unusual experiences (not just a canopy)
  • Can be participatory, performative, educational, contemplative, and more
  • Co-marketing with Visual Arts Week messaging and branding

Cultural Services responsibility:

  • Stipend for each pop-up
  • Marketing
  • Wayfinding
  • Assistance with site reservations or right-of-way permits (no street closures)

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WORKSHOPS

Submit your workshop idea HERE

Your responsibility:

  • Proposed workshop idea and confirmed instructor(s)
  • Identify possible locations/venues
  • Coordinate materials and supplies
  • Minimum required attendance
  • Registration process, payment methods, and required fees
  • Co-marketing with Visual Arts Week messaging and branding

Cultural Services/Maude Kerns’ responsibility:

  • Marketing
  • Wayfinding
  • Coordination support, as needed

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ARTIST TALKS / PANELS

Submit your artist talk/panel HERE

Your responsibility:

  • Proposed talk/panel idea and confirmed presenter(s)
  • Identify possible locations/venues
  • Co-marketing with Visual Arts Week messaging and branding

Cultural Services/Lane Arts Council’s responsibility:

  • Marketing
  • Wayfinding
  • Coordination support, as needed
  • Small presenter stipend

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Questions? Email Tara.R.Burke@ci.eugene.or.us

All submissions will be curated by a panel. We have the right to refuse any proposals that are not a fit.