The Public Art Across Maryland (PAAM) program offers Conservation Grants to organizations to support the conservation and preservation of existing public artworks in Maryland.
Donor Name: Maryland State Arts Council
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: up to $50,000
The PAAM Conservation grant program provides two types of support:
- The Conservation Planning Grant awards $10,000 to support artwork conservation planning efforts including: project administration, consultancy fees, community engagement, and collection management services and technology.
- The Conservation Implementation Grant awards up to $50,000 to support the conservation of permanent public artwork. The conservation project must be fully developed including identification of the project team and support and approval of the owners of the artwork and the site where it is located.
- Applicants must be a/an:
- Non-profit organization
- Unit of government
- County Arts Council or Arts and Entertainment District.
- Artwork Eligibility
- Public art in any media is eligible for conservation funding. Artworks must be permanent, sited indoors or outdoors, free and publicly accessible to all, following conservation.
- Artwork must be located, or be in the process of being relocated, within the State of Maryland.
- Artwork types may include, but are not limited to: sculpture, painted mural, tile mosaic, mixed media, photography, and site-integrated public art.
- The grant will not support conservation of any artwork that is still under the warranty of the artist.
For more information, visit MSAC.