Commissions Calls, UK

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First World War Commemorative Sculpture Commission, The National Tramway Museum


Closes: 31st October 2016


Contact: Laura Waters, Curator  


The National Tramway Museum wish to commission an artist to design and produce a sculpture to commemorate tramway workers who lived, worked and were affected by the First World War. The Museum is initially inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced sculptors.

For more details on receiving an expression of interest pack relating to the commission, please contact Laura Waters at  or by telephone 01773 854338.


Public Art Commission, Knights Wood Housing Development, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Closes: 27th November 2016


Contact: Polly Harknett 


The Dandara Group, working with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council are seeking proposals from artists and designers to create a statement sculptural work to be located in the Village Square of Knights Wood, a new housing development in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The project budget is £25,000 and this includes design, fabrication, materials, transport, installation including any ground works, fees and expenses.

An open day at the development site will be held on Saturday 5th November 11am - 1pm.

Please contact to receive a proposal brief and to book a place on the open day.


Public Art commission, Mill Road, Cambridge, Place Services

Closes: 15th November 2016


Contact: Clare Cleary 


Expressions of interest are invited from artists with experience of working in the public realm to develop a site-specific artwork, or series of artworks. The artwork should enhance the setting for the new student accommodation and reference the unique heritage and context of Mill Road, Cambridge.  The budget for the project is £46,000.

Project completion date February 2018

For more information and to download a copy of the brief please visit our website: 

Proposals sought for gateway sculpture + playspace improvements, Take A Part CIC

Closes: 9th November 2016

Contact: Beth Richards 


Red Brick field is a parcel of 0.534 hectares of greens space serving residential properties in Red Brick estate, Barne Barton Plymouth. Historically part of a former school playing fields, Red Brick field provides a level space for recreation. We would like to commission an original and distinctive proposal for improvements that activate the space, enhance the function and identity of the field, and encourage greater use by the community. These will include a gateway sculpture, play features, seating features, signage/waymarking and gating improvements. The design proposal should respond to ideas of community identity and heritage. The total budget is £30,000.

We are also interested in proposals solely for the gateway sculpture.

For full details please see the project brief at: 



Opportunity: Buckley Memorial Public Art Commission, N Wales

14 August 2017

Commission for the creation of a work of public art at The Buckley War Memorial site, North Wales. The commission is open internationally to both...More..

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