Call for entries in the 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 at the Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Dr., Newport Beach.

The Newport Beach Art Exhibition is a one-day juried art show that displays the works of more than 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 our beautiful beach city.

Call for entries NB Art Exhibition

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Photo by Ryan Miller

Courtesy of Newport Beach Cultural Arts

Artwork on display attracts thousands at a previous Newport Beach Art Exhibition at the Civic Center

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 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. 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, contact the Cultural Arts office at 949.717.3802 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..