Providence Children’s Museum Call for Design of Immersive Installation

Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) invites artists and creatives to submit a proposal for the design and fabrication of an immersive installation for kids and their adults as part of the Museum’s new project: the Creativity Initiative. Selected artists and creatives will work in collaboration with Museum staff to bring an active, kid-centered, creative space to life. See full call here:

The Creativity Initiative is a three-year project that invites exploration of the capacities that underlie imagination and creativity. This project is designed to build creative confidence in our visitors by actively engaging with makers, processes and environments. We also hope to foster deeper reciprocal relationships between our visitors and local creatives through new and unexpected experiences, while actively supporting the creative economy.

The Museum is inviting creatives to respond to selected themes and propose/design/build immersive, playful environments. Each installation will celebrate and showcase creativity in its fullest form, from the everyday to the fantastic, give a window into the creative process, and support activities to engage our visitors in the hands-on interactive exploration of creativity.

Submission Deadline for preliminary proposals:

11:59PM MST on January 10, 2020 

Select applicants will be asked to submit a refined proposal with additional details by:

11:59PM MST on February 7, 2020.

Award for Selected Proposals: $10,000 Creative’s Stipend, $8,000 Materials Budget

Installation Date: December 2020

Installation Duration: Minimum of five months

Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Rhode Island, Connecticut or Massachusetts.

Information Session/Tour:
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2pm

or Saturday January 4, 2020 at 2pm

Please RSVP in advance to:

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