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Activate The HUB | Deadline 4.14


The HUB is where it all comes together at HUBweek.  A custom-designed activation of public space to explore the intersections of art, science and technology.

This call is open to artists, designers, technologists, scientists, engineers–anyone who wants to bring The HUB to life through immersive experiences, transformative art and creative space-making.  The focus is on innovative design and creative projects with the goal to engage people’s senses. Experimentation is encouraged and welcomed. 

Opportunities and possibilities include:

  • Experiential activations, housed in 20’ or 40’ shipping containers
  • Art activations of designated public spaces on City Hall plaza
  • Site-specific, temporary, outdoor installations that showcase innovative design methods, computational aesthetics, new construction methods and materials.

Proposals must be easily and quickly built on site (1-3 days) and also be easily removed (1-2 days) without major or permanent impact on the site.  Recyclable, sustainable, and/ or reusable materials preferred. HUBweek will provide security, permitting, marketing and logistics support. 

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants are required to cover their own production costs. Individual artists and non-profits may be eligible for stipends and production support. Stipends are only available for custom installations or new projects – re-installations of existing projects are not eligible for funding. You must submit a detailed and realistic budget to apply for funding.

Check out the specs for experiential activations of containers here. 

Check out the art activation zones here. 
Questions? Connect with our Curation team at

Apply here: