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Call for Entries: 2020 Newport Beach Art Exhibition

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission invites artists to participate in the 56th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition to be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach.

The Newport Beach Art Exhibition is a one-day juried art show that displays the works of over 170 talented local and regional artists and gives the community of affluent art lovers the opportunity to view and purchase the art on display, mingle with the artists and enjoy a festive atmosphere with music, wine, food and children’s art activities.  The exhibition is located on the grounds of the spacious modern Newport Beach Civic Center campus and will be held on Father’s Day weekend, attracting thousands of local residents, as well as summer visitors to the beautiful beach city.

Artists, 18 years of age or older, may submit one or two original works of art to be displayed and judged.  Entry fees are $40 for the maximum two entries or $30 for one entry. Categories include Painting: Watercolors and Painting: Oils and Acrylics, along with Photography and 3D Art. Awards in the one-day juried exhibition range from $100 - $300. Awards will be announced at the reception at 4:30 p.m. on June 15 in the Civic Center Council Chambers.

The deadline for entries is May 29, 2020. Applications should be submitted online at Eligibility and submission guidelines can be found on the City website at under “Newport Beach Art Exhibition” or at

For more information, please contact the Cultural Arts office, at (949) 717-3802 or send email to:

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