Newport Beach Art Exhibition

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2017 Newport Beach Art Exhibition

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Newport Beach Civic Center


The Newport Beach City Arts Commission invites artists to participate in the 53rd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition to be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the  Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach.

For over 50 years, the Newport Beach City Arts Commission has recognized the talent and contributions of local and regional artists by hosting a juried art exhibition that gives the community the opportunity to view and purchase the art on display, mingle with the artists and enjoy a festive atmosphere of music, wine and food.

Call for Entries Extended to June 2

The Call for Entries deadline for the 2017 Newport Beach Art Exhibition has been extended to June 2, 2017. Applications should be submitted online at Register at and search for "2017 Newport Beach Art Exhibition". Artists needing assistance with the online submission procedure should contact Francine Jacome at or (949) 717-3802.

Artists, 18 years of age or older, may submit one or two original works of art to be displayed and judged.  Entry fees are $30 for one entry and $40 for the maximum two entries. Categories include watercolors, oils & acrylics, photography and 3D art (sculpture). 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 17 in the Civic Center Community Room. 

Entry Eligibility and Printed Application

Please note:  If you are unable to enter your application online at, please submit a printed application and Cultural Arts staff will enter it online for you.  All entries must be available online for juror's review.

To view photo gallery of the 2016 Newport Beach Art Exhibition,CLICK HERE

For list of 2016 NBAE Award Winners and Artists CLICK HERE

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