If you are an artist looking for the right mix and vibe to showcase your work just in time for the holidays… then the 5th Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival is where you want to be! This spectacular, annual event, taking place Dec. 4 – 5, presented by the Armory Art Center, promises an exciting array of works by local and out-of-town artists, live music, artisan demonstrations, food trucks and family-fun activities – for all ages.
Artists are invited apply by the July 2, 2021 deadline here:
This festival has a juried application process and all artists must apply to a category: 2-D (drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media) or 3-D (ceramics, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, glass, furniture.)
Important Dates and Deadlines:
Friday, July 2, 2021: Application Deadline
Tuesday, July 2, 2021 – Friday, August 6, 2021: Jury Dates
Monday, August 9, 2021: Notification of acceptance
About the West Palm Beach Art Festival:
This annual event brings in roughly 6,000 visitors and 100 artists and is well-publicized by local media reporting, media sponsorships, advertising, and social media. Scheduled at the perfect time for holiday shopping, vendors will reach affluent Palm Beach and Broward County residents, plus engage our large seasonal tourist population.
The Armory’s state-of-the-art campus hosts space for up to 10’x10’ tents, socially distanced, throughout its space. Tents will be located outdoors in the sculpture garden and in the parking lot.
The Armory Art Center is on the south end of Howard Park within walking distance of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, the Palm Beach Convention Center, Hilton West Palm Beach, and Rosemary Square—a premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.
Artists will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats. Live music, food, and activities for kids make the festival a perfect experience for all.
The Armory Art Center follows CDC guidelines related to COVID-19 health and safety precautions.
About the Armory Art Center:
The Armory Art Center’s art school and galleries provide creative opportunities to enhance your life. The Armory has served the community for over 30 years. The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art and the Armory’s vision is to be the leading community resource for arts education. Serving over 3,000 students annually, the Armory Art Center offers 160 courses per term in six terms throughout the year to students ranging in age from pre-school to retiree. Classes in drawing, painting, photography, jewelry, fiber & textiles, ceramics, and sculpture are held in 12 state-of–the-art studios. Twelve exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Exhibitions, lectures, and special events are open to the public. For information, visit www.armoryart.org or call (561) 832.1776. The Armory Art Center is located at 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach, FL 33401