Opena calls for Entry and Galleries in Thornton

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Submission Process: 

Please read all open calls carefully and ensure that all required materials are submitted. Incomplete proposals will not be considered for review.   

 All submitted work will be reviewed and juried by the TASCHO Public Art Subcommittee. All final decisions will be posted on our Events Page. Please remember to visit our website for a list of chosen designs. 


Paid Public Art Calls: 

2019 "Outside the Box: Traffic Box Mural ProjectDeadline: Friday March 29, 2019                 
  • The Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council (TASHCO) seeks to commission multiple artists/teams to aesthetically transform traffic utility boxes from functional infrastructure to colorful and dynamic works of art. Thirty designs will be selected by TASHCO Public Art Subcommittee members to be printed on high-quality vinyl wraps which will be professionally installed at various locations throughout the city of Thornton. Click on the link to download a submission packet! 

Volunteer Artist Calls:

Storm Drain Mural Project                    Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2019 
  • Information coming soon! Check back in February 2019 to download a submission packet!  
Thornton Underpass Mural Project                    Deadline: TBD      
  • Information coming soon!


Community Galleries in Thornton

Thronton Arts & Culture oversees three community gallery spaces that help promote local Thornton artists. All spaces are open to the public. Please see below for information.


9209 Dorothy Blvd.

Thornton, CO 80229


9471 Dorothy Blvd.

Thornton, CO 80229 

Open Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m. 

Economic Development Community Gallery Space 

9500 Civic Center Drive

Thornton, CO 80229

Open Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.