LOS ANGELES COUNTY – RFP – LA County Civic Art Baseline Inventory

In RFP on January 13, 2015 at 2:14 am

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is seeking Conservation and Public Art Management firms in LA County to respond to a  Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Los Angeles County Civic Art Baseline Inventory. The purpose of the Inventory is to create a complete and centralized catalogue of LA County owned art assets for long term planning and care of the collection. The firm hired for this project will canvas County properties for artworks, identify artworks, assess the condition of the artwork, photo document the artwork and complete a report with condition information, maintenance guidelines and any recommendations for specialized care and/or repairs, as well as other related services. The term of the project is two years.

ELIGIBILITY: MINIMUM MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: 1.The Proposer shall have ten (10) cumulative years business experience, within the last twenty (20) years, providing art conservation services or services equivalent. 2.The Proposer must have a physical office located within the County (PO BOX not sufficient). 3.The Proposer shall have completed one project of approximately similar size and scope as the services identified in Appendix B, Statement of Work. 4.The Proposer shall have five (5) years experience performing condition assessments and writing condition reports for public artworks. 5.The Proposer shall have five (5) years experience writing maintenance guidelines for public artworks. 6.The Proposer shall provide personnel qualified to complete the services identified in Appendix B, Statement of Work, for up to 40 hours a week beginning no later than April 10, 2015. Personnel must have a degree or certificate in Conservation, Museum Studies or equivalent AND have two (2) years work experience with a conservation firm, museum or equivalent. 7.The Proposer shall provide its own transportation to sites throughout Los Angeles County.

BUDGET: See Appendix D – Required Forms, Exhibit 11 – Pricing Sheet of the RFP

DEADLINE: Friday, February 13, 2015

QUESTIONS: Mary Clare Haggarty, Civic Art Collections Manager,, (213) 202 – 3986

DOWNLOAD RFQ Find the RFP by searching for bid number: AC-010715


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