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Minneapolis launches $75,000 Creative City Challenge

  • Blog Post by: Mary Abbe
  • October 10, 2013 - 11:38 AM
Minneapolis Interactive Macro Mood Installation (MIMMI), 2013 plaza installation

Minneapolis Interactive Macro Mood Installation (MIMMI), 2013 plaza installation

Above: Minneapolis Interactive Macro Mood Installation (MIMMI), the 2013 Creative City Challenge winner

A consortium of Minneapolis arts and culture agencies is seeking entries in a competition to produce a $75,000 temporary art installation on the plaza adjacent to the Minneapolis Convention Center for the summer of 2014.

Entrants must be Minnesota residents. All proposals must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. central time, November 18, 2013. Three finalists will be selected by a professional jury and given $2,500 each to prepare a final proposal, due in December. Finalists will be judged by public voting in February 2014. The winner will be announced March 3, 2014.

Contest rules and information can be found online at http://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center/ccc/creative-city-challenge-submissions.

The 2014 Creative City Challenge is sponsored by the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy of the City of Minneapolis, and Meet Minnepolis, Convention & Visitors Association in collaboration with Northern Lights. mn and the Northern Spark festival.
 

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