Call For Entries

Call For Entries2021-12-06T13:52:10-08:00

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

Pet Portraits
The City of Santa Clarita is seeking artwork for consideration                                                 ENTRY FORM
for an upcoming exhibit at Newhall Community Center.
Artwork should be unique and creative portraits of a pet! 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 artworks to be brought WIRED in order to hang safely. This includes, but is not limited to, paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography, and textiles.

Deadline to Submit: December 19, 2021 at 12pm (noon)
Art Drop Off/Installation: January 10, 2022
Exhibition Closes/Art Pickup: March 21, 2022 

2022 Sidewalk Poetry Project
The City of Santa Clarita (City) is accepting short poem entries
for the Sidewalk Poetry Project from residents and individuals with                                     ENTRY FORM
connections or ties to Santa Clarita. The Sidewalk Poetry Project stamps
original poetry into sections of damaged sidewalks that are being rehabilitated, so final locations will be determined by availability.  Selected poems may be placed near parks, bus stops, trailheads, crosswalks, schools, or shopping centers.  Let the Santa Clarita landscape and the built environment be your inspiration.

Theme: What is a home?
The theme is identify home, the poem should reflect on connection to physical or emotional spaces.

DEADLINE: December 31, 2021

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.