Call For Entries

Call For Entries2021-06-16T14:49:13-07:00

The City of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Office and Santa Clarita Arts Commission seek art entries for several exhibits and performances throughout the year. Check back regularly to see what’s coming up. Several other organizations in the area also regularly seek artists and performers. This page is a source for artists to find opportunities throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.


City of Santa Clarita Opportunities
             


STARS AND STRIPES 
The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division (City) is seeking artists                                        ENTRY FORM
to exhibit in an upcoming exhibit at the First Floor Gallery at City Hall.

This upcoming exhibit will be in honor of the Fourth of July. This small exhibit will showcase patriotic artwork. Please submit your original artwork(s) that express your patriotic, red, white and blue, flag-waving love for America! Applicants may submit artworks in the medium of their choosing as long as it is WIRED. The City of Santa Clarita utilizes a special wiring system that requires all works to be brought WIRED in order to safely hang. This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles. The show will be up for the month of July.

Deadline to apply: June 23, 2021
Art Drop Off/Installation: July 1, 2021
Exhibition Closes/Art Pick Up: July 30, 2021


UpCYCLE ART 
The City of Santa Clarita is seeking artwork for consideration for an                                                 ENTRY FORM
upcoming exhibit in Old Town Newhall Library.

The theme for this exhibit is “upcycled” art. Please submit your original artwork(s) that turns reused and recycled “waste” into art. Applicants may submit artworks in the medium of their choosing as long as it is WIRED. The City of Santa Clarita utilizes a special wiring system that requires all works to be brought WIRED in order to safely hang. This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles, but must include recycled materials. The show will be up from July 23 to October 22, 2021.

Deadline to apply: July 1, 2021
Art Drop Off/Installation: July 23, 2021
Exhibition Closes/Art Pick Up: October 22, 2021


MOMENTS OF ZEN
The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division (City) is seeking artwork                                     ENTRY FORM
for consideration for an upcoming exhibit at the First Floor Gallery at City Hall.

The theme for this exhibit is inspired by the 2020 social media movement #MuseumMomentsofZen. Please submit your original artwork(s) that bring you moments of peace, clarity, and Zen. This could be a sunset at the beach, birds flying high in the sky, flowers in the garden, a still moment, or more. These works should provide viewers with a moment of relaxation, serenity, or quiet. Applicants may submit artworks in the medium of their choosing as long as they are WIRED for hanging. The City of Santa Clarita utilizes a special wiring system that requires all works to be WIRED in order to safely hang, and artists must wire their own work. This includes but is not limited to paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles. The show will be up from August 2 to September 17, 2021.

Mailing artwork will NOT be accepted. Please understand that artwork must be physically dropped off on the agreed upon date. This call is open to LA County, surrounding areas, and those willing to drop off.

Entry Deadline: June 30, 2021


GRADUATION CAP EXHIBITION 2021
The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division (City) is seeking artists                                        ENTRY FORM
to exhibit in a virtual gallery to celebrate all 2021 graduates.

There is no theme other than your own creativity and we want to see your Graduation Cap design, whether you are walking at an in-person event, or graduating virtually. We are celebrating your accomplishment in what everyone can agree has been a tough year! The gallery is open to all high school and college 2021 graduates, both here in Santa Clarita and across the country.

See the gallery from 2020 HERE.

Entry Deadline: June 15, 2021


SECOND ANNUAL PATRIOTIC PEE-WEE PARADE

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Second Annual Patriotic Pee-Wee Parade! All are encouraged to design and build a miniature parade float, then capture a photo of it to be shared in an online photo gallery. Submissions will be voted on in a variety of categories, with prizes going to the top mini floats! The theme for this year is America Emerging with Patriotic Enthusiasm. Show off your patriotic, creative, artistic, innovative and fun mini float creations in one of our most memorable Fourth of July parades yet.

Entry Deadline: June 28, 2021
For more information and to enter, please visit: www.Santa-Clarita.com/PeeWeeParade.

                                                                                                                


Open Call for Art
Interested in exhibiting your artwork or curating for one of our many
exhibit locations throughout the City of Santa Clarita? Please fill out                                      ENTRY FORM
our online application to be considered. This call is open year-round
and spaces are juried by committee.


10 by 10 – Variety night giving ten selected entertainers the chance to take the stage for a ten-minute performance of their choosing. Audience members will enjoy storytelling, magic, comedy, improv, music, and other forms of entertainment at this ever changing event.


Additional Opportunities


SCVTV Arts & Culture Show SCVTV is creating an Arts & Culture show to promote arts and culture in the Santa Clarita Valley. Throughout the show, they will be running interstitials featuring a variety of art forms and are seeking videos/slideshows from artists and performers.