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For Immediate Release
June 10, 2011

Contact: Matthew Roberts
Telephone Number: (602) 542-4285
Cell Phone Number: (602) 540-3521

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Goldwater Statue offers Historic Opportunity for Sculptors

Artists Encouraged to Submit Proposals to Create Statue for National Capitol

PHOENIX – Today the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC) reissued the Request for Proposals to create a statue of Barry M. Goldwater destined for National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. AHAC is seeking proposals for a commemorative, site-specific sculpture of Barry M. Goldwater. The sculpture will be one oftwo statues representing individuals from the State of Arizona in a hall of the U.S. Capitol.

The full RFP should be reviewed and understood before preparing a quotation as there are detailed requirements for statue placement in the U.S. Capitol. The quotation shall be in writing. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. The project is not funded by state general fund monies and is to be funded solely by private donations.

To request the complete Vendor Notice, please visit: or contact Joan Clark via email at Please reference the Commission's RFP number, AHAC-Goldwater2012, on the outside of the envelope.

The RFP is open from April 29, 2011, through 3 p.m., Arizona Time on July 29, 2011. RFPs must be received in writing at: Arizona Historical Advisory Commission, c/o Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records – Joan Clark 1700 W. Washington, Suite 200, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

AHAC is a commission under the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Division of the Secretary of State. For more information about AHAC visit the commission's website at

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