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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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Virtual Goddessarts Gallery Open Call Explore nature through art in our ‘Embracing Nature’ Open Call. Submit your work for a chance to feature in our virtual exhibition running for at least one month. August 18, 2024
Open Call Sea Change Artists are invited to submit up to 3 artworks by July 20, 2024, with a $5 submission fee per artwork.July 20, 2024
Open Call For Exhibitions 2025 This open call is for artists interested in applying for solo or group exhibitions in the Workhouse Arts Center Galleries.Open until December 31, 2024
Open Call for Studio Artist Program Applicants This open call is for artists interested in applying for studio space at Workhouse Arts Center.ongoing
Open Call for Arches Gallery Artists This open call is for artists interested in applying for non-studio display/sales gallery space in Workhouse Arts Center’s Arches Gallery.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.