University of Alberta Museums Exhibition Design and Fabrication Services

Solicitation number RFP 2023-0158

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Closing date and time 2023/10/24 16:00 EDT

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    1.0 THE OPPORTUNITY 1.1 The University of Alberta Museums (hereinafter the “UAM”) is seeking proposals from firms with experience in exhibition design and fabrication for a 1,000 square feet of temporary exhibition space (hereinafter the “Exhibition”) that will showcase the Mactaggart Art Collection. The gallery is located in the Telus International Centre in Edmonton is part of the North Campus at University of Alberta. The Mactaggart Art Collection is composed of more than 1,000 rare works of art, including textiles, costumes, paintings, handscrolls, albums, engravings, and other artifacts from ancient and modern East Asia. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK OVERVIEW 2.1 The UAM is seeking a visitor-ready approach to complete all the aspects of design proposal, design development (3D and graphic design), interactives, audio-visuals, fabrication, installation of graphics, interactives and audio-visuals. A more detailed scope of work is provided in Attachment 2 of this document. 3.0 EXHIBITION BUDGET 3.1 The budget for this Exhibition is $70,000.00 CAD and is exclusive of taxes. The budget is inclusive of design fees and expenses as well as fabrication and installation of the different components of the exhibition, except the handling of the artifacts. This budget does not include new photography, artifacts preparation (e.g. conservation) and artifacts installation. Copyrights and licenses are the responsibility of the Contractor. The Contractor will be responsible for developing and managing the budget in consultation with the UAM to ensure the Exhibition does not go over budget. The Contractor will be expected to provide detailed costing throughout the design phase and with a final price to be approved by UAM before going into fabrication.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 2 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/11/01.

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    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    University of Alberta
    116 Street & 85 Avenue
    Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1Z2
    Contracting authority
    Shauna Williams
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Alberta, 780.492.5046
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