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04.03.24 // Art Opportunities

Call for Digital Art: NEON Signs

NEON District Call for Digital Art Spring 2024 The NEON District will refresh its unique neighborhood signage system with new vinyl panels featuring local art this spring. Hampton Roads artists may submit original digital art, photography or graphic designs in print ready files for the double-sided signs with windows in which to insert vinyl artwork. Call for Digital Art: NEON Signs

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03.28.24 // Art Opportunities

Call for Vendors: NEON Rainbow Market

Calling all creative and diverse vendors to the NEON Rainbow Market! A new event for the NEON spring season, the local market at the Plot can accommodate up to 50 vendors. On Saturday, June 1 from 12pm to 4pm, bring your art and goods to the more than 500 shoppers passing through. Currently accepting vendors Call for Vendors: NEON Rainbow Market

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12.08.23 // Art Opportunities

Call for Artists: Kindred Artist Roster

The City of Norfolk and the Art Planning Committee seek to create a pool of qualified artists to design and create large-scale public artwork within the Kindred community, formerly known as Tidewater Gardens. The City seeks to build an artistically broad range of artists and artist teams to create public art place-making experiences as part Call for Artists: Kindred Artist Roster

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11.10.23 // Art Opportunities

Offsite Gallery Call for Hampton Roads Artists

Hampton Roads artists in the 7 cities are invited to submit an exhibition proposal to exhibit in 2024. Location: The Offsite Gallery, MacArthur Center, Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA Deadline: 12.31.2023 The City of Norfolk’s Offsite Gallery is a cultural hub and creative outlet for local artists, fostering exploration, and community engagement. We hope to exhibit Offsite Gallery Call for Hampton Roads Artists

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09.18.23 // Art Opportunities

Illuminate: Interactive Art Competition

Calling All Creatives! 757 Makerspace is thrilled to announce an interactive art competition in collaboration with the NEON District and Tidewater Burners, as part of the 8th annual NEON Festival. This year’s theme, “ILLUMINATE,” invites artists to explore the mesmerizing interplay of light, color, and technology in their interactive artworks. All submitted art pieces must Illuminate: Interactive Art Competition

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09.18.23 // Art Opportunities

Glass Studio Assistantship Program

The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio Assistantship is an educational opportunity designed for emerging artists who have recently completed an undergraduate degree program in glass, or who are pursuing a professional career working in glass. There are two competitive six-month assistantship sessions per year: Spring: Mid-January–Mid-July Fall: Mid-July–Mid-January The program provides practical, professional studio experience in Glass Studio Assistantship Program

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09.18.23 // Art Opportunities

Call for Artists: Kindred Art Project

The Franklin Johnston Group and Brinshore Development invite Norfolk’s talented artists to be part of the ‘Kindred Art Project.’ Be a part of the transformation of Tidewater Gardens in St. Paul’s by showcasing your artwork in the new ‘Kindred Apartment Homes’ public spaces. Fifteen or more Norfolk-based artists will be commissioned to paint or design Call for Artists: Kindred Art Project

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09.18.23 // Art Opportunities

Call for Art: Diversity Gallery

Join the Norfolk Botanical Garden in celebrating the tapestry of cultures and voices within our community! Calling all talented local artists of color in Hampton Roads to submit your diverse artworks for the Norfolk Botanical Garden’s upcoming Diversity Gallery. This is a unique opportunity to showcase your creativity, perspectives, and cultural expressions and is open Call for Art: Diversity Gallery

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07.31.23 // Art Opportunities

Call for Artists & Performers

Always wanted to join in the NEON Festival fun? Now’s the time with the NEON District accepting submissions from artists and performers for programming. This year, the 8th Annual NEON Festival takes place around the district on October 19 and 20, from 6 to 10 pm. The NEON Festival programming is driven by the community, Call for Artists & Performers

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7th Annual
 NEON Festival

The 7th annual NEON Festival returned to NFK October 20 & 21, 2022. The nights were lit with performances, music, murals, art and more!

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Call For Artists

Hundreds of artists have passed through NEON walls over the years. Big or small, international or your next door neighbor, high school student or college professor - artists of all kinds and skill levels are welcome to contribute to the NEON District's public art collection. Apply for project-based open calls throughout the year to join the club.