Coral Gables Museum Call for “Benchmark” Submissions - Inviting Artists, Designers, Architects, Crafts & Trades People - Benchmarks Design Competition!
The Coral Gables Museum announces a call for submissions of creative functional bench designs to be built, displayed and used in the Museum’s Fewell Gallery. Six winning proposals will be chosen; five designs by a Museum Jury, one design, the Community Choice Bench Award, will be selected by vote. Entries will be posted to the Museum’s website and exhibited in a Museum gallery show. Winning Designers will receive a $1,000.00 honorarium for their design as well as recognition in the Museum email blast and press release.
Winning Designers will be responsible for fabricating their bench design by a deadline designated by the Coral Gables Museum at a cost born by the Museum. Bench fabrication cost is not to exceed $5,000.00 for materials and labor; dependent upon design, materials and methods of fabrication. Selected benches will be built and will bear the names of Designer and Museum Donor for each bench. Open PDF forms below for additional information and requirements.