EVENT

BOARDWALK ART SHOW¬

OCTOBER 22 - 24, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH BOARDWALK

This 65-year tradition is back! As one of the only outdoor art shows produced by an accredited museum, the Boardwalk Art Show strives to have the highest caliber fine art in the relaxing setting of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

Ranked as a top 15 Fine Art Show of the Decade by Sunshine Magazine, this three-day festival welcomes nearly 200 artists from around the country featuring fine art across several mediums including ceramics, photography, sculpture, and glassworks.

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Image Credit: 2021 Boardwalk Art Show poster featuring the artwork A Day at the Beach by Nickolai Walko, 2021.

EVENT DETAILS¬

LOCATION

The show will run from 23rd Street to 32nd Street on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, October 22, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 23, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NEW! FREE FAMILY PARK, 24TH STREET PARK

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Noon - 4:00 PM

Bring the entire family to 24th Street Park for free activities on Saturday and Sunday including free pumpkin picking, art kits, face painting, balloon animals, and rotating performances from local youth and performance groups. Performance schedule coming soon.

ARTIST INFORMATION

The artist application is now closed. Applicants should check Zapplication for further show updates and instructions.

OUR SUPPORTERS

Many thanks to our amazing sponsors for supporting the 65th Annual Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show!

PNC
BARBARA FLEMING
EVMS
Kaufman & Canoles
PETRA SNOWDEN
Poole Brooke Plumlee PC
PRA Group
Rutter Mills
Sentara
S.L. Nusbaum
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
The Franklin Johnston Group
The Katsias Company
The Shamin Group
Towne Insurance
Troutman Pepper
Venture Realty Group
Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer
Westminster-Canterbury
21st Street Gallery

BEACH CLUB SPONSORS:

Kettler Furniture
Smartmouth Brewery
Steinhilber’s Restaurant
Tarnished Truth
Tito's Vodka

MARKETING SPONSORS:

Professional Printing
Sinclair Communications
Veer Magazine
WHRO

Interested in helping fund the Boardwalk Art Show and getting your name in front of hundreds of thousands? Check out our sponsors page FOR MORE DETAILS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact Kerry O’Donnell, Boardwalk Art Show Director, at Kerry@VirginiaMOCA.org or call 757-425-0000 ext. 319.

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