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Call for Artists: 59th Annual Boardwalk Art Show

June 12 - 15
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Along the Boardwalk
280 Artists
Application Deadline - January 22

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This year marks the 59th year for the Boardwalk Art Show, making it one of the oldest and most respected outdoor fine art shows on the eastern seaboard. The show is consistently ranked in Sunshine Artist Magazine's Top 40 fine art shows.
With an average attendance each year of 250,000, this four-day event attracts collectors, patrons, artists and tourists from across the nation. The show runs along the Virginia Beach boardwalk overlooking the sandy beach and Atlantic Ocean.
280 artists in 13 mediums compete for cash prizes up to $30,000, including our $7,500 Best in Show award. Staffed with over 300 volunteers, the Boardwalk Art Show prides itself in the genuine support and hospitality provided to artists and guests alike.
  • Beautiful festival atmosphere with public art, fine food and live entertainment.
  • Artist Amenities: great volunteers, drive-up loading and unloading, overnight security, booth sitters, free artist awards dinner for all artists with live music and great food.
  • For Guests: Enjoy 15 blocks of fine art, fabulous food and great entertainment situated in an active resort community.Consider joining us at the Boardwalk Beach Club, the jewel of the show, if you're looking to add something special to your experience. An 80' tented space along the boardwalk with open bar, unparalleled lunch service and lovely shaded seating with beautiful views of the ocean.

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Proceeds from the Boardwalk Art Show directly support the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and help fulfill our mission to provide thought-provoking art exhibitions and children's art education programs. In one year alone, MOCA brought over 10,000 school-aged children to the arts through our outreach programs.


See you at the Boardwalk!

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Comment by Jacki Bilsborrow on January 17, 2014 at 1:44pm

That just looks like a great place to be.


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