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.
Image Credit: 2021 Boardwalk Art Show poster featuring the artwork A Day at the Beach by Nickolai Walko, 2021.
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.
The artist application is now closed. Applicants should check Zapplication for further show updates and instructions.
Many thanks to our amazing sponsors for supporting the 65th Annual Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show!
Kaufman & Canoles
Poole Brooke Plumlee PC
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
The Franklin Johnston Group
The Katsias Company
The Shamin Group
Venture Realty Group
Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer
21st Street Gallery
BEACH CLUB SPONSORS:
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.
ARTS AND CULTURAL OFFERINGS
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Come Join Us
From interactive talks with artists, to guided tours of the Museum, there are events for all ages, interests, and artistic experience.
Come create with us
Check out all the ways you and your kiddos can learn through art and making.