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The City Arts Commission Announces New Date for Art Exhibition

Post Date:05/07/2020 8:30 am

In concurrence with the executive order issued by the Governor of the State of California to limit social gatherings to help curtail further spread of COVID-19 in the community, the Newport Beach City Arts Commission is postponing the Newport Beach Art Exhibition, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 20, until September 26, 2020.  The exhibition will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Civic Center Community Room, at the Newport Beach Civic Center, 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660.

The Newport Beach Art Exhibition is a one-day juried art show that displays the works of talented local and regional artists and gives the community the opportunity to view and purchase the art on display and enjoy a festive atmosphere on the grounds of the spacious modern Newport Beach Civic Center campus.

Artists, 18 years of age or older, may submit one or two original works of art to be displayed and judged.  Entry fees are $30 for one entry and $40 for the maximum two entries. Categories include Painting: Watercolors and Painting: Oils and Acrylics, along with Photography and 3D Art. Awards in the one-day juried exhibition range from $100 - $300.

The new deadline for entries is September 1, 2020. Applications should be submitted online at Eligibility and submission guidelines can be found on the City website at under “Newport Beach Art Exhibition” or at

For more information, please contact the Cultural Arts office, at (949) 717-3802 or send email to:


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