The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, WI is soliciting submissions for its 2023 sculpture exhibition. We seek works that engage visitors and complement the organic architecture of Wright's glass-centric façade.

The exhibition will include five sculptures from regional artists. The four sculptures chosen for the rooftop will be exhibited from May - October 2023. Selected rooftop artists will receive a $1,350 stipend for loaning their work for the exhibition. One sculpture will be chosen for the Olin Terrace and exhibited from May 2023 – April 2024. The Olin Terrace artist will a stipend of $2,400 for loaning their work.

  • Sculptures will be located in high traffic public environment with unsupervised audiences and must be original, created within the past five years, appropriate for visitors of all ages, considerate of the safety of the audience.
  • Soundly and professionally constructed of durable and safe components and require no maintenance during the display period.
  • Suitable for outdoor display in adverse weather conditions.
  • Meet the physical installation restrictions of the rooftop, including being under 200 pounds and able to be physically lifted into raised garden beds and attached to 48” diameter concrete pads.

Anticipated Timeline:

  • Deadline for entries: March 1, 2023
  • Artists notified: March 8, 2023 
  • Sculpture Installation: May 1-4, 2023
  • Opening Reception: Gallery Night, Friday, May 5, 2023
  • Rooftop Sculpture Removal: November 1-3, 2023
  • Olin Terrace Sculpture Removal: April 8-11, 2024

See past Art on the Rooftop exhibitions at For full submission details see the Call for Artists