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Valdez Earthquake/Air National Guard Memorial RFP

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

Contact: Patricia Relay, director@valdezmuseum.org, (907) 835‐2764

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.

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