Public Art Updates & Opportunities

NoBo Design Charrette

New public art is coming to NoBo. Share your ideas and input with the commissioned artist, Sharon Dowell, during August’s First Friday event in NoBo. We’ll be located at Bohemia Boulder from 6 to 9pm. Drop in anytime!

Workshop8 team working on a mural in progressCheck out the Mural Artist Roster!

More than 100 artists in the region are featured on our Mural Artist Roster. The roster is a resource for identifying artists for public projects and private commissions. Check out these talented artists in our community!

NoBo Library Design Concept by WORK Architecture CompanyNoBo Public Art RFQ – Deadline April 17, 2019

We are seeking an artist/artist team working in any media for a site-specific public art commission for the forthcoming NoBo Public Library. $225,000 budget. RFQs must be submitted through CaFE by April 17, 2019, learn more about NoBo and the project!

Project by Mary MattinglySPOTLIGHT: Mary Mattingly

Mary Mattingly’s Experiments in Public Art project, Everything At Once, was one of 49 projects honored by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) as an outstanding 2017 public art project through the Public Art Network Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art. Learn more about AFTA’s Year in Review here.

Public Art Town Hall

If you missed the Public Art Town Hall, click here to view the presentation and send us your thoughts. Fill out this form with your feedback and email it to


Mural Opportunities

Currently accepting applications from artists interested in joining our mural artist roster. Apply today! Interested in commissioning a mural for your property? Our mural artist roster may a be a resource to help find a professional artist working in the region!

Become a Panelist

Send your resume and a letter of interest to if you’re interested in serving in an upcoming public art selection panel.


 Office of Arts + Culture Events

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  • Sample Public Art Contract
  • Free paint! Boulder County Hazardous Materials Program has free paint available to the community and could be a great resource if you are interested in painting a mural. Visit the website, or contact Shelly at 720-564-2243.