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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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People and the Planet People and the Planet is an international open call that invites artists to think about our world and the humanity within it. Artists are encouraged to submit pieces that explore: environmental & social issues, human interactions with nature, travel, climate change, natural materials & resources, population & development, Indigenous perspectives, changing landscapes, connections to the land, new discoveries, and more.June 4, 2023
MPAartfest 2023 McLean Project for the Arts currently seeks submissions for the 17th Annual MPAartfest, a one-day juried fine art and craft show and sale featuring the work of more than 40 local and regional visual artists. This year’s festival will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in McLean Central Park. Artists retain 100 percent of in-park sales. June 17, 2023
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
Art Works (Richmond, VA) Calls for Entries Every month Art Works has a Call for Entries for exhibits. Call for Entries is open to any artist. Sometimes the exhibit will have a theme. Any medium and any topic is allowed.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.