Art in Public Places


Guided by Oregon's Percent for Art legislation, the Arts Commission manages the state's Percent for Art in Public Places Program, which places art in public buildings throughout the state.

Explore Oregon's Percent for Art Collection

The Arts Commission believes that art in public places promotes visually diverse and culturally rich environments that enhance the state's public spaces and contribute to the lives of Oregon’s residents and visitors.

Calls for Art

Oregon's Percent for Art in Public Places program releases open calls to artists for select projects, which are listed on this page. You can also sign up to receive notification of calls to artists for art in public places projects.

Arts & Education Complex, Oregon State University, Deadline August 20, 2021: $390,000 is available to commission site-specific artwork

Oregon Arts Commission

(503) 986-0082 (phone)
(503) 581-5115 (fax)
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280