RFQ: RAGBRAI: Public Art

  • Commissioning Entity: Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation
  • Budget: $100000
  • Open Date: 2017-04-14
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2017-05-31

Brief Description

This RFQ was developed for RAGBRAI: Public Art. The project will commission a major public art work on city property, located on Southwest 5th Street. The public art work will honor two individuals, John Karras and Donald Kaul, who founded RAGBRAI is the oldest, largest and longest recreational bicycle touring event in the world. Artwork Goals: It is expected that the final project when completed and installed will: 1. Honor John Karras and Donald Kaul who founded the Iowa bike movement: RAGBRAI. 2. Engage the community, focusing on people of all ages who ride bicycles, and people who work, live or visit downtown Des Moines; 3. Contribute to the goal of establishing Des Moines as a world class destination for public art.