Current Art in Public Places Calls for Entry

THE BEET Murals – The City of Loveland Art in Public Places is currently accepting proposals for mural design(s) that encourage interaction and creative placemaking in the alleyway between the Loveland Museum and the Museum expansion site (the former Reporter-Herald building at the corner of 5th & Cleveland Avenue).  The mural(s) should invite passersby to stop to photograph themselves and/or their friends as part of the mural.  This competition is open to Loveland artists or artists with significant ties to the community.  Project budget:  6,000.00  Application available here
Application deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5pm, Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Avenue.


COMING SOON!!!  The following projects are expected to be released on the CAFE website ( in early 2020

The Art Advocacy Project (TAAP) 3D-Sculpture:  (Release date likely mid-February 2020) TAAP 3D showcases regional and national sculptors through a one-year on loan sculpture exhibition from June 2020-June 2021.  Artists honorarium: $2,000.  Applications will be available soon through the CAFE website (  A direct link to this RFQ will be provided once available.
Application Deadline:  TBA

Pulliam Community Building, Main Entry Stairwell:  (Release date likely mid-February 2020)  The City of Loveland Art in Public Places is accepting Requests for Qualifications for decorative exterior entryway artwork and handrails to be installed at the Pulliam Community Building located at 545 N. Cleveland Avenue in downtown Loveland.  This project is focused upon the main entrance stairwell for this historic WPA-era building, which consists of two landings and 7 steps, and handrails.  The front surface of the stair treads are regarded an excellent opportunity for artistic expression and a means of drawing the attention of passersby.  Once finalized, all applications will be available soon through the CAFE website (  Project budget: 70,000.
Application deadline:  TBA

37th Street Roundabout and 37th Street Bridge:  (Release dates  likely mid-February 2020)  Two Requests for Qualifications will be released in early 2020:  1)  37th Street Roundabout,  2)  37th Street Bridge.  Once finalized, all applications will be available through the CAFE website (   A direct link to this RFQ will be provided once available.  Application deadline:  TBA

2020 – Expired Calls for Entry

The Art Advocacy Project (TAAP) 2D:  TAAP 2D showcases two-dimensional artwork in the Loveland Public Library’s central galleria. TAAP 2D is a one-year on-loan program designed to promote regional artists through the public display of their artworks, and provides a means for artwork sales. The art selections for TAAP 2D rotate in February of each year. 2020 TAAP 2D Application
Application deadline:  January 14,  2020 at 5pm.  All applications must be received at the Loveland Museum by that date/time.

Statewide Calls for Entry


The following 2019 Loveland public art project applications are closed

TRANSFORMATIONS PROJECT 2019 — Application Deadline April 30, 2019, 5pm
Artist compensation: $1,500

Project budget: $30,000

TAAP 3D 2019 – Application Deadline January 13, 2019, 11:59pm
Project budget: $2,000

TAAP 2D 2019
– Application Deadline January 15, 2019, 5pm
Artist Compensation: $350.00

Downtown Event Power Cabinet
– Application Deadline October 17, 2018, 5pm
Project budget: $5,000

The Foundry Parking Garage – Application Deadline October 19, 2018.
Project budget:  $150,000

Viestenz-Smith Mountain Park Memorial – Application Deadline October 26, 2018
Project budget: $55,000

Police Regional Training Institute – Application Deadline December 2, 2018
Project budget:  $162,000