Request for Qualifications: Professional Art Conservators- Deadline Extended to 12/7/23- Los Angeles, CA

  • Commissioning Entity

    Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

  • Application Open Date


  • Application Deadline Date


  • Minimum Budget


  • Maximum Budget


  • Location of Commission

    Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Commission Portal

    View Link

  • Geographic Eligibilty


  • Contact Name

    Jamie Costa

  • Contact Email

    [email protected]

  • Contact Phone

  • Commission Document

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  • Brief Description

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) seeks professional art conservators and firms to provide maintenance and conservation services for artworks managed by the Public Art Division.

    This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will enable DCA to create a Pre-Qualified list of up to twenty (20) conservators (including firms) who demonstrate the professional capacity to advise on the maintenance of artworks, artifacts, and architectural elements, as well as examine, conserve, and provide preventative care treatments and recommendations for artworks.

    The Pre-Qualified list will be active for three (3) years with the option to renew the list for an additional year. Once selected to the Pre-Qualified pool, conservators will be invited to bid on specific conservation projects as opportunities arise. In addition, PreQualified conservators may be asked to serve in an advisory role on Public Art projects including, the public art committee, new artwork donations and Department and citywide policies related to art conservation and restoration practices


    This RFQ is open to applicants residing in the Southern California area, including the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura. Conservators may apply individually or as part of a firm. Employees of the City of Los Angeles are ineligible to apply

    Please see commission document for full opportunity information and application instructions.