Public Art

Emporia's Community Arts Alliance works to enrich and promote Emporia through the arts.

Emporians are passionate about the things we love, and it shows in our local art scene. From painted and interactive murals, to sculptures and venues for performing arts, you’ll find a variety of art forms around our beautiful city. Read on to explore our interactive Community Art Map below and learn how you can contribute and/or participate in future public art works. 


About the Community Arts Alliance

The Emporia Art Alliance is made up of volunteers that represent a variety of art organizations in Emporia. The group has come together to enrich and promote Emporia through the arts. 


2024 Call for Artists


Proposals Due March 22, 2024

The Emporia Community Arts Alliance is seeking artists for a site-specific mural on the north facing wall at 11 West 9th Ave in Emporia. To apply, please complete the application below. The application is available as a Word Doc or Google Doc. Additional instructions are included in the application document:

Get Involved

Have a site or idea for public art? Let us know!

Property Owners – Submit Your Site

We need locations for public art. While we work closely with the city on public areas that can be sites for public art, we need privately owned locations as well. If you have a property that you think could be a site for a public art installment or a reimagined space, please click the button below to sign up. 

Submit Your Property


Artists – Submit Your Proposal

We are seeking proposals for public art from talented artists. Below are links to a template that you can follow for your proposal. This project proposal template is a tool to help artists bring potential community art projects to life. Completed proposals can be emailed to Visit Emporia.