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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

Thank you to everyone who applied to the 11th Annual Juried Show! Please visit exhibit page to see full listing and information about this year’s Juried show.

We encourage artists of all expertise to apply to the 12th Annual Juried Show in 2019! The call will begin in November. If you would like to be on the list or have questions, please contact Sara Putters sara@norfolkartscenter.org

Below are details about applying to the 12th Juried Show:

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


DOWNLOAD HERE: 12th Annual Juried Application

Applications must be received by midnight
on Thursday, February 1, 2019.

Incomplete entries will not be accepted.

The application includes:

•Entry form
•Fee: $20 for first entry; $5 for each additional entry
(up to five (5) entries)
•CD of artwork or slides
(or email images to sara@norfolkartscenter.org)
JPG format, minimum 300dpi
Labeled with artwork titles only
3D work requires views from all sides
•Artist statement
*Applications can be emailed to: sara@norfolkartscenter.org
Approximately 20-30 fine art works encompassing all styles and genres will be exhibited in the NAC gallery.

February 1 Application Due
March 1 Notifications Sent Out
April 3 – 7 Delivery of Artwork
April 13 – May 30 Exhibition
April 13 Opening Reception 2:00-4:00 p.m.
June 1 – 5 Artwork Pickup


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

FEBRUARY 1, 2019.


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!


Saturday, July 14
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Norfolk Arts Center Grounds

Our “Second Saturday” ArtStock is an open-air market for artists and crafters. Join us for a day filled with unique pop up shops by area creators. The NAC will also be cleaning house – so you never know what you’ll find! Bring the family and stop by!

Calling all artists and vendors!

Saturday, July 14, 2018 join us for the first ever ArtStock!

Here’s where you come in:
Creators are invited to set up a pop up shop in at our open-air market at the Norfolk Arts Center. Shops will be open from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Limited space – sign up soon!

Download vendor form: ArtStock_VendorPacket
*Deadline to return is Friday, July 6, 2018

The details:
• Booth space is 10’ x 10’ for $20

• Includes space only – plenty of room to bring all of your cool merchandise!

• Set up: Saturday, July 14 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

• Shops will be open from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

• Tear down: All booths must be cleared out by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Questions? Contact Amy. amy@norfolkartscenter.org