Thank you for your interest in Eastern State Penitentiary's artist proposal process! We are presently revamping our artist installation program and are therefore not accepting proposals at this time. Please check back for updated information in winter 2024.
Proposal Deadline & Submission
Please check back for updated information in winter 2024.
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Artist Installation Proposals
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
- Pre-recorded virtual art orientation
- Sample Proposals
- Linda Brenner’s proposal for The Ghost Cats, 2004.
- Dayton Castleman’s proposal for The End of the Tunnel, 2005.
- Ruth Scott Blackson's proposal for No Trace Without Resistance, 2015.
- Emily Waters' proposal for America's Ten Worst Prisons: The Plate Collection, 2015.
- Jesse Krimes' proposal for Apokaluptein16389067:II, 2015
- Current Installations
- Past Installations