Sculpture Public Art

The Avenue Concept’s sculpture program displays large scale sculpture on several curated sites throughout downtown Providence.

Call for Entry 2020

The streets of Providence are transformed by the addition of artwork placed by the Avenue Concept. Sculptures and murals create destinations, unexpected moments, and opportunities for contemplation and inspiration. The Avenue Concept brings new artwork to Providence every year. Walking from one artwork to the next is an extraordinary way of navigating Providence, the creative capital.

The Avenue Concept is excited to announce the 2020 Call For Entry for Public Sculpture. Application materials are submitted through the CaFE website. Selected artwork will be on view for up to one year on one of the Avenue Concept’s prominently located sculpture pads situated throughout downtown Providence.

Artists whose work is selected for this exhibition will receive a lease payment, will have their sculpture featured on the Avenue Concept website, as well as included in promotional materials, walking tours and artists will have the opportunity to participate in an engagement event.

If you are a sculptor based within 200 miles of Providence and you have artwork suited for year round, outdoor display, submit an application to have your work considered for inclusion in this wonderful opportunity.

Eligibility requirements and a full description of the call can be found on the CaFE listing. Application submission deadline is January 19th, 2020 Notifications will be made by February 28th, 2020.

Make your mark on Providence!

“By far, the best experience we have had working with another public art organization.” Gilbert Boro, 2019-2020 Participating TAC Sculpture Artist



“I felt that The Avenue Concept knew the best spot for the scale of my sculpture. I will always speak highly and enthusiastically about what the Avenue Concept is doing at any opportunity!” Leslie Fry, 2019-2020 Participating TAC Sculpture Artist