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Calling All Local Artists!

ArtsFairfax posts opportunities to apply for various art performance or exhibition opportunities and projects on an ongoing basis. Explore below to discover open calls as well as opportunities hosted by ArtsFairfax.

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mosaicARTs and Celebrate Fairfax Call for Artists mosaicARTs and Celebrate Fairfax invite local artists aged 18+ to submit 2D or 3D art for our upcoming exhibition at PARC gallery. April 6, 2024
Annual Congressional Art Competition High school students residing in the 11th Congressional District of Virginia are invited to submit their artwork.April 29, 2024
Mary B. Howard Invitational Regional contemporary artists are invited to apply to the Mary B. Howard Invitational exhibition presented by Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art..May 15, 2024
Call For Artists: Signal Box Wraps The City of Fairfax Public Art Program announces a Call for Artists’ Designs to transform select traffic signal cabinets in Fairfax into public artworks.ongoing
Mural in the City of Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts in conjunction with Fairfax City’s Economic Development Authority is pleased to announce this Call to Artists seeking design concepts for a mural at The Moxley in Fairfax City.ongoing
Paint it, Fairfax! The Paint It, Fairfax! Murals program is open to established professional artists living in the Mid-Atlantic region. Artists residing in the DC Metropolitan Area and particularly in Fairfax County are encouraged to apply.ongoing


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Community Arts Use at Capital One Hall

Capital One Hall opened in October 2021 with a 1500-seat performance hall, The Vault – a 250 seat black box theatre, and classrooms available for community use at specially negotiated rates for Fairfax County-based non-profit art groups, and arts-related programming by Fairfax County agencies and Fairfax County Public Schools.

Exhibit at Tysons Corner Center

ArtsFairfax has partnered with Macerich, the owners and developers of Tysons Corner Center, to showcase local artists, artist teams, and arts organizations in Fairfax County. This unique collaboration will enable the more than 20 million yearly visitors who explore Tysons Corner Center’s retail and entertainment offerings to discover the diversity, creativity, and quality of visual artists from the Fairfax region.