Saturday, March 24, 2007

Inspire Arts at Hennepin County Medical Center

Deadline: On-Going

The Inspire Arts program at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is seeking proposals for exhibits of small scale, 3-dimensional sculptures, ceramics, etc. for exhibition opportunities at the Medical Center. Individual artists or groups of artists within Minnesota are eligible to submit proposals.

About Inspire Arts:

Funded by the Service League of HCMC, Inspire Arts is an arts enrichment program for the patients, visitors, staff and community of Hennepin County Medical Center. We seek to promote a healing environment through art that helps reduce the stress and anxiety often associated with health care environments. A variety of services such as music, visual arts, and performing arts are intended to improve morale, build hope, inspire creativity, and reflect the diversity of our community. The program is built on a growing body of evidence that confirms art and creativity have an important role to play in the healing environment.

Gallery Dimensions: Two plexiglass covered pedestals with display area measuring 24” x 24” x 24” and two plexiglass covered pedestals with display area measuring 24” x 24” x 48”.

Length of exhibition: 2-3 months

To submit a proposal for consideration, please send:

1. An artist statement and contact information
2. A detailed proposal for exhibition that includes a short statement about how the work contributes to a healing environment
3. Slides or photographs of the work.
4. A self-addressed, stamped envelope for return materials.

Mail submissions to:

Wenda Lyons Ballinger
Arts Program Coordinator
Service League of HCMC
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Please call 612-873-2208 or
email Wenda Lyons Ballinger at