Winnipeg Arts Council

Public Art Opportunity: Cornish Library

Important Date

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – Deadline

Call to Local Artists for Expressions of Interest and Qualifications
Deadline: November 21, 2017
Budget: $121,000             

The Winnipeg Arts Council invites *local artists and/or artist-led teams to submit expressions of interest and qualifications to create a permanent public artwork to be integrated into a new reading room addition to the Cornish Library.

*The artist/team must reside in, or in close proximity to, Winnipeg.

An on-site information meeting was held on Thursday, October 5 with WAC, City of Winnipeg and Library staff.  Please download the  Q & A summary (.pdf) for more information.

Interested artists must submit a complete application package (as detailed in the Call to Artists) to be considered:

Site Plans and Drawings:

For more information about the Cornish Library renewal, please visit:

Want to learn more about Winnipeg's Public Art Process?
Read  Public Art Demystified: A Guide to Applying to Public Art Opportunities(.pdf)