The Valdez Museum is issuing a Request for Proposals for the creation of a large-scale memorial to victims of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake. Please feel free to distribute this information to the Alaskan arts community. Project details are as follows:
Project: Earthquake/Air National Guard Memorial
Location: Valdez, Alaska
Deadline for Entries: July 1, 2016
Amount of Commission: $75,000 ‐ $250,000
The City of Valdez is seeking proposals for the design and implementation of a public memorial to the victims of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, and the related deaths of the Air National Guardsmen that followed. The memorial will be located at Dock Point Park in Valdez, Alaska, a location with roadside access, a view of the water, and an adjacent hiking trail. Eligibility is Alaska-only.
For more information, please consult the Valdez Museum web site at http://www.valdezmuseum.org/earthquake-air-national-guard-memorial/ . The full RFP for the project can be accessed from the page, or directly at http://www.valdezmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/eqng-rfp.pdf. Additional inquiries can be directed to Patricia Relay at the address above.