305 N 5th St Norfolk, NE 68701 info@norfolkartscenter.org (402) 371-7199

Juried Show & Festivals

The NAC offer’s a variety of ways for artists of all kinds to engage with our creative community!
Don’t see what you’re looking for? Have an idea in mind? We’d love to chat! Contact Sara Putters, Program Coordinator, to learn how you become a part of the happenings. sara@norfolkartscenter.org

Annual Juried Competition

We encourage artists of all expertise to apply to the 13th Annual Juried Show in 2020! To apply for the 13th Annual Juried Show, click here for an application!

$250 Best of show   |   $150 1st Place   |   $100 2nd Place

February 1 Application Due
March 1 Notifications Sent Out
April 1 – 6 Delivery of Artwork
April 11 – May 28 Exhibition
April 11 Opening Reception 2:00-4:00 p.m.
May 29 – June 1 Artwork Pickup

ATTN: Juried Show
305 North 5TH Street   |  Norfolk NE 68701



Each year the Norfolk Arts Center two festivals in which artists are invited to set up shop!

Soup ‘R Art

Held on the last Sunday in January, this annual fundraiser welcomes art lovers to experience live music, tasty homemade soups and desserts and browse booths filled with original local artwork. New to the event is the Kid’s Zone where children can get crafty and play under a supervised eye while adults enjoy the festivities. This lively event is held at the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast Community College Camps and regularly brings in over 800 people. Space is limited and there is a $100 fee to participate. Contact the NAC to learn more about participating!

‘Fork Fest

Held on the third Friday in August, this annual festival features live music from local and regional musicians, the ever-popular Food Truck Rumble, artist booths, and a beer garden! This event is held at Johnson Park in Norfolk and brings in over 1,000 people each year. There is a $25 fee to participate as an artist. Contact NAC to learn more!