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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 us to learn how you become a part of the happenings. info@norfolkartscenter.org

Annual Juried Competition March/April

We encourage artists of all expertise to apply to the 17th Annual Juried Show in 2024! Approximately 20-30 fine art works encompassing all mediums, styles, and genres will be exhibited in the NAC gallery.

Click Here to download application form

  • Application includes:
    • Entry form completely filled out
    • Fee: $20 for first entry, $5 for each subsequent entry (up to 5 entries)
    • Email of artwork in jpg format labeled with artwork titles only
    • Artist Statement
  • Entries can be emailed to programs@norfolkartscenter.org

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

Application Due February 23rd before midnight


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

Artisans Along the Avenue

This annual fundraiser welcomes art lovers to enjoy tasty homemade soups and desserts and browse booths filled with original local artwork.

  • Sample a variety of soups and desserts
  • Browse our silent auction for things and experiences you just have to have
  • Support local artists by browsing their booths

Stay tuned for more details as they come!

‘Fork Fest

This Annual event is a way for the Norfolk Arts Center and the community to celebrate Live Music, Artist Vendors and Food.

  • Food Truck Rumble
  • Artist Vendor
  • Live Music
  • Beer Garden

Purchase Food Truck Rumble tickets online and pick them up for the day of the event.