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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS OPEN FOR 1812 BICENTENNIAL FRANCIS SCOTT KEY BRIDGE PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The Request for Qualifications for the 1812 Bicentennial Francis Scott Key Bridge Public Art Project is open to artists and professional design teams (including artists, designers, artist-led team, architects, landscape architects, etc.) located in the United States.Qualifications due to Maryland State Arts Council on March 18, 2011.
The Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission is coordinating a multi-year initiative to commemorate the bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812. Working with public and private sector partners statewide and outside of Maryland, the Commission is implementing projects outlined in the action plan, Star-Spangled 200: A National Bicentennial in Maryland (www.starspangled200.org), including a permanent public art project involving a large-scale interpretive installation at the Francis Scott Key (FSK) Bridge (I-695) as part of the Star-Spangled Banner Byway/National Historic Trail. The Commission’s partners in Project are the Maryland State Arts Council and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).