Future Culture RFQ for Pilot Projects

  • Commissioning Entity: Staten Island Arts
  • Budget: $60000
  • Open Date: 2017-04-21
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2017-05-12

Brief Description

Staten Island Arts, the local arts council for Richmond County, has issued Future Culture RFQ for Pilot Projects, an RFQ for two separate Pilot Projects that will connect places and people using arts and culture along Staten Island’s waterfront and the North Shore neighborhoods, including St. George, Tompkinsville and Stapleton. This RFQ seeks qualified proposers for creative placemaking projects that give a prominent role to local artists and/or communities, enhance livability in the community, and test recommendations established by Future Culture: Connecting Staten Island’s Waterfront, a joint project by Design Trust for Public Space and Staten Island Arts. The Pilot Projects challenge public and private stakeholders to devise creative solutions to community needs. Through these temporary pilots, we will document and analyze how catalytic placemaking and placekeeping projects can help strengthen the relationships between the cultural sector and the owners and stewards of propert