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Call for Artists

The Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA) is proud to work with and feature local artists and the arts community whenever possible through our events, placemaking initiatives, or the Start-Up Event Grant Program for events, activities, or programs taking place Downtown.

Visit our About page for more information about the RDA.

Current RDA Calls for Artists

Rochester Downtown Alliance is seeking local artists to participate in two public art programs: the Art Outdoors program, which applies original art on alley doors throughout the SSD, and the Mural Grant Program, which offers downtown business/property owners the opportunity to receive matching funds for a mural on an exterior façade.

Interested artists are invited to submit their qualifications through the following forms to be considered for inclusion in a catalogue of artists. Interested business/property owners can apply to be considered for funding via the following form.

Art Outdoors

Mural Grant (for artists)

Mural Grant (for property/business owners)

Questions? Contact the RDA public space coordinator or 507-218-4342