Artist Commission Merseyside

Artist Commission Merseyside

This commission is open to artist(s) working in any art-form (visual arts, music, theatre, creative writing, dance or combined arts).

Opportunity Id
St Helens Through the Lens – Artist Residency / Commission
150000 – Consultancy
291000 – Events
291100 – Museums & Art
291110 – Professional Musical Instruments
291120 – Organised Activities
291200 – Outsourced Service
291300 – Performing Arts
299999 – Not Elsewhere Classified
St Helens Libraries Local History and Archives would like to commission an artist/arts organisation or arts collective to respond to the Jordan and Metcalfe Photography Collection therefore bringing the collection to life and encouraging the wider public to engage with the photographs. This commission is open to artist(s) working in any art-form (visual arts, music, theatre, creative writing, dance or combined arts) with a passion to engage with the public through a creative process. The Artist Residency will run between June 2016 and March 2017 If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity, you must be logged into the Chest website ( and use the “express interest” button/link below. No tender documents will be sent to you – you need to navigate to the “activities” section and download the documents from the Chest website. Any questions relating to this document should be lodged via the North West CHEST Portal by Monday 11th April 2016 using the “messages” facility. In the interests of fairness and parity, a response to all questions lodged will be circulated to all bidders, where appropriate. Messages sent outside of the Chest will not be responded to. ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SENT THROUGH THE CHEST. Submissions sent via any other method will not be accepted. Please ensure that you leave enough time to upload your documents before the closing date/time, as late submissions may not be accepted. The deadline for submissions is: Wednesday 13th April 2016 – 5pm
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commission, artist, artist commission, Artist Residency

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Contact details

St.Helens Council
Rachel McGreal
00 – Questions via portal please
00 – Questions via portal please
St. Helens Town Hall
WA10 1HP
United Kingdom


Expression of interest window

From 17/03/2016 10:00 to 13/04/2016 17:00

Expression of interest online