Churchill Park Public Art Project

Collection of images of Churchill ParkThe City of Hamilton is currently undertaking a public art process to commission a permanent public art work(s) to be located along a new path in the western section of Churchill Park, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens Teaching Garden.

Call for Artists

The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists or Artist-Led Teams to create a permanent Public Art work(s) to be located along a new path in the western section of Churchill Park, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens Teaching Garden. Artists are asked to propose art works that will speak to themes related to Human Rights and the legacy of great humanitarians  such as Raoul Wallenberg, who saved over 100,000 Jews from the Holocaust.

Artists will be selected by a citizen Jury through a two-stage process involving a written statement of approach and qualifications followed by submission of a detailed proposal by selected Artists.

Artist Information Meeting

Thursday October 18, 2018, 7 pm
Westdale Library (Program Room) - 955 King Street West, Hamilton
Artists are invited to view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements and ask questions. This is not a mandatory meeting.

Award

$200,000 - Short-listed Artists completing a Stage 2 submission will receive a $1200 honorarium.

Submission Deadline

Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM (EST)

Submit your propsal

For more information and to make a submission download the Call for Artists documents:

Focus Group Report

A focus group was held with community stakeholders, artists and subject matter experts on July 30, 2018. 
Churchill Park Public Art Focus Group Report (PDF, 182 KB)

Contact us

Ken Coit - Program Manager Public Art and Projects
Tourism & Culture Division, City of Hamilton
28 James Street North
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 6281
Email: ken.coit@hamilton.ca