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The Arts Program would not exist without artists. Please see below for information about opportunities at SAN for visual and performing artists.


Public Art

1Current Opportunities

Airline Support Building Public Art Opportunity

The Arts Program is excited to announce a new public art opportunity at the proposed Airline Support Building. Interested applicants should visit www.san.submittable.com for complete details and to apply.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MAY 22, 2019

http://arts.san.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Airline-Support-Building-Public-Art-RFQ-and-Draft-Artist-Agreement.pdf

2How to apply
Visit www.san.submittable.com to view and apply for current Public Art Opportunities. Be sure to sign up for our Email Newsletter by completing the form in the bottom right of your screen to receive announcements about new opportunities.

Temporary Exhibitions

1Current Opportunities

2019 Exhibition Call for Proposals
Forces of Nature

San Diego International Airport's Arts Program invites artists, curators, and cultural, community, or educational organizations working in all media to submit proposals that use the four elements as a framework for reexamining San Diego’s environment.

Responses may feature projects that use a material with a direct correlation to an element, that address issues of environmental stewardship, or that reflect on the biodiversity of the region.

Artwork and collections representing this theme will be displayed throughout the airport for up to one year beginning in April 2019. Up to fifteen participating artists and/or organizations will be chosen for the exhibition. San Diego-based artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Submissions due Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Questions about this opportunity? Contact arts@san.org.

For complete guidelines, download the 2019 Exhibition Call for Proposals

2How To Apply
A call for proposals is released annually each summer. Visit arts.san.org to receive notifications of released calls for proposals. You’ll also learn about recent projects, workshops and special events throughout the year.

Performing Arts

1Performing Arts Residency Program

WHAT: Performing Arts Residency Program

WHO: Established and emerging performing arts groups

WHEN: Submissions due Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

About the Program: The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport environment and cultivates the regional performing arts community. This opportunity is a process-oriented residency program open to performing arts groups working in all disciplines including dance, music, theater, as well cross-disciplinary media (digital, etc.).

Questions about this opportunity? Contact arts@san.org.

For complete guidelines, download the 2019 Performing Arts Residency Call for Submissions here.

2Ongoing Concert Series & Special Performances
The Arts Program works with a contracted Performing Arts Production Specialist to schedule all performances at the airport. Ensemble concerts take place every third Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Terminal 2 Baggage Claim (pre-security) or Terminal 2 West Sunset Cove (post-security). Piano concerts take place every Friday from 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. at Sunset Cove.

If you are a performer or group interested in booking opportunities, please email your bio, website, and performance sample links to arts@san.org and loren@thetalentsmith.com.