Calls for Art

Current Calls for Public Art:

Call for Art: Design Murals for Cambridge’s New Community Path: Cambridge Arts is seeking artists to create lenticular murals for the Grand Junction Multi-Use Path in Cambridge. The 2-mile-long path will run alongside the Grand Junction Rail Line and connect five neighborhoods. Two artists will be commissioned, and each mural project has a budget of approximately $40,000. Artists will digitally design murals to be printed on vinyl strips for vertical fence slats, creating a dynamic visual experience for path users. Apply by July 10 at Visit for more details. 

Call for Art: Paint the Gateway to Cambridge's Central Square! Cambridge Arts is seeking an artist or artist team to create a two-dimensional design on a large-scale, three-dimensional ribbon arch in Carl Barron Plaza. The artist will paint the metal surface of the arch, which will wind horizontally and vertically through the plaza. The budget for the project is approximately $50,000. Apply by June 26 at Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to the vibrant cultural character of Central Square. Visit for more details.

Information Sessions:

We invite any artist who is interested in this project to attend a virtual Information Session on one of two dates. Please register at the following link, and zoom information will be emailed to you:

June 27, 2023, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

June 28, 2023, noon-1 p.m.

PDF from the information session is available here

To learn about future public art opportunities, sign up for the Cambridge Arts Newsletter here: Newsletter Sign-up

If you are interested in joining our free Artist Registry, learn more here: Artist Registry Submissions