Per cent for art commission | Naas library and cultural centre

Kildare County Council are redeveloping the historic Naas town hall into a new Naas Library and cultural centre for the people of Naas and beyond. The Council wishes to engage a visual artist on a commission to mark this milestone development and invites expressions of interest from artists.

The commission is for a permanent artwork any visual art media and included digital media and may include collaborative work practice. The theme for the commission is Lifelong Learning. A number of potential sites have been identified and applications may consider the buildings and grounds, indoor and outdoor.

Please read the brief for further details about the commission and locations.


The budget is €38,000

Deadline (Stage one)

12 noon, Tuesday, 11 April 2023.
Applications must be made through Kildare County Council's online website


This is a two-stage open competition. Artists who are shortlisted to stage two will receive a fee of €300 on submission. For further details and to make an application see Kildare County Council website 

Further information

For queries contact Lucina Russell, Arts Officer, Kildare County Council
Tel: 045 980872





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