Public Art Across Maryland (PAAM) Artwork Commissions is the state’s Percent-for-Art program.

For all new or renovated State-owned buildings, a percentage of the construction budget is set aside for public art. Independent artists apply for a project through an open Call to Artists and are selected by an artist selection committee. MSAC manages the process from artist selection, through design, fabrication, and installation and the work becomes part of the State public art collection.

Open Calls to Artists will be listed on this page.

The Maryland Public Art Commission (MPAC) oversees MPAI. The Commission meets quarterly and meetings are open to the public. Find dates for upcoming meetings on MSAC's Meeting Notices page. 


A Maryland Public Art Commissioner representative serves on each MPAI project Artist Selection Committee. Click here to meet the current Commissioners.