EXHIBITIONS

d’Art Center

Open Call for Artists

Our open calls to artists for our exhibitions go onto CALLFORENTRY.ORG about a month and a half before each exhibition’s scheduled opening day. Current open calls are listed below. Our annual exhibition schedule can be found here.

If you are an artist and would like to be on our eblast list for open calls, please contact the Gallery Director at [email protected].

Calls for artists open on CALLFORENTRY.ORG during the times listed under each show & on our website.

2024 Exhibition Schedule

  • Main Gallery – Art of the Arts: A National Juried Exhibition of Artworks Highlighting the Other Arts
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 10/2/23 – Sun. 11/5/23

  • Vault – Miki Nishida Goerdt

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 1/6/24 – Sat. 2/3/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Thursday, January 11th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Water V. Oil: A National Juried Exhibition of Watercolor and Oil Paintings
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 11/20/23 – Sun. 1/7/24

  • Vault – (Open Call) Tiny But Mighty: An Exhibition of Small Artworks
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 11/20/23 – Sun. 1/7/24

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 2/10/24 – Sat. 3/9/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Thursday, February 15th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Nature Homage: A National Juried Exhibition of Artworks Featuring Animals and Insects
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 1/8/24 – Sun. 2/4/24

  • Vault – Chris Fowler

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 3/16/24 – Sat. 4/13/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Friday, March 22nd, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Flourish: A National Juried Exhibition of Floral and Botanical Artworks During NFK’s Historic Garden Week
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 2/5/24 – Sun. 3/10/24

  • Vault – Tonya Hopson

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 4/20/24 – Sat. 5/11/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Friday, April 26th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Delectable: A National Juried Exhibition of Food Themed Artworks
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 2/26/24 – Sun. 3/31/24

  • Vault – Matthew Bernier

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 5/18/24 – Sat. 6/15/24
    Main Gallery Reception: SATURDAY BRUNCH EVENT – Saturday, May 25th, 11am – 2pm

  • Main Gallery – Fibrous: A National Juried Exhibition of Fiber and Paper Artworks
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 4/8/24 – Sun. 5/12/24

  • Vault – Short Story

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 6/22/24 – Sat. 7/27/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Friday, June 28th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Tick-Tock: A National Juried Exhibition of Time Themed Photography
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 5/20/24 – Wed. 6/26/24

  • Vault – (Open Call) Earth Devised: An Exhibition of Ceramic Artworks
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 5/20/24 – Wed. 6/26/24

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 8/3/24 – Sat. 8/31/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Friday, August 9th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery & Vault – TBA Glass Exhibit

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 9/7/24 – Sat. 10/5/24
    Main Gallery Reception: Thursday, September 12th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – VIVID: A Juried National Exhibition of Vibrant, Bold, and Loud Artworks during NFKs NEON Festival
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 7/29/24 – Sun. 9/1/24

  • Vault – Jorge A. Saenz

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 10/12/24 – Sat. 11/9/24
    Main Gallery Reception: NEON FESTIVAL- Friday, October 18th, 5:30 – 7:30pm

  • Main Gallery – Kindred: Annual d’Art Resident and Associate Artist Exhibition

  • Vault – (Open Call) for Solo Artist Show in The Vault
    Call for Artists Open: Mon. 9/2/24 – Sun. 10/6/24

  • Exhibitions Open – Sat. 11/16/24 – TBA

Rental options are available for both The Main Gallery and The Vault.

THE VAULT

This one hundred and thirty-two square foot exhibition space is a historical bank vault within the d’Art Center and gives artists an opportunity to exhibit their work in a unique space in the heart of the Norfolk Arts District. All styles and aesthetics are considered. 

The Vault can be booked for Invitational Shows, Small Group Shows, or Juried Open Call Shows.

Artists interested in submitting a proposal for The Vault can download a proposal form here. 

The d’Art Center markets the show through its social media and patron base and provides invitational postcards/fliers. There is a 60/40 commission on sales (60% Artist, 40% d’Art Center).