Call for applications – City Arch River, Mississipi

Call for applications – City Arch River, Mississipi

The Gateway Arch, Eero Saarinen’s graceful, soaring monument to the expansion of the United States, is one of the world’s greatest architectural and sculptural masterpieces. Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, in the heart of downtown St. Louis, the Arch stands as one of the most visited attractions in the world and continues to be a destination for visitors around the globe who wish to experience the brilliance of its design.

We are looking for an experienced contemporary art curator or curatorial organization that can bring an innovative approach to commissioning temporary artworks that reflect the vision for this extraordinary place. The initial project or projects would be unveiled in October 2015, and be installed for up to 18 months. Pending a successful first project, the selected curator would have the option to curate the second exhibition for 2017.

Qualifications are due May 22.

Additional information about CityArchRiver 2015 can be found at

The full call to curators can be downloaded here.