MLK JR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument

  • Commissioning Entity: The Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs
  • Budget: $350000
  • Open Date: 01/31/2018
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 02/20/2018

Brief Description

The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications a site-specific statue of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that will be installed near the entryway of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at Northside Drive in Atlanta, Georgia (opposite the Mercedes-Benz Stadium). The artwork will be 380 feet from the entryway of the 7.2 mile east-west corridor that connects points of interest such as the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, the Atlanta University Center, the Atlanta BeltLine, Westview Cemetery, and several MARTA bus stops. The sculpture foundation, design and constructions costs including lighting must be integrated into the budget of the artist selected.