Coastal Orange County home owners go to the art exhibition.Search for some new artwork for your coastal Orange County home at the 55th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition. This one-day event is juried and will feature more than 250 works of art. Come out to see some amazing talent in the form of painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media. Walk around and view the pieces of art and take note of pieces that would look great on the wall of your coastal Orange County home or that would make great gifts.

Find Art for Your Coastal Orange County Home and Support Local Arts Programs

The exhibition will take place at the Newport Beach Civic Center, located at 100 Civic Center Drive in Newport Beach. Come between the hours of 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to view the art and make purchases. The Newport Beach Arts Foundation will handle all sales and a 20% donation will go to support community art programs. Be sure to attend the awards reception on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. See which pieces juror Cassandra Coblentz, who is the Senior Curator and Director of Public Programs at the Orange County Museum of Art, found worthy of awards. There will be awards in painting, photography, and 3D art. There will also be a Juror’s Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. Prizes range from $100 to $300.

The deadline for submitting pieces for the show has passed, but anyone who would like to submit artwork next year should keep this show in mind. Anyone who has submitted an entry will need to deliver their artwork to the show either Friday, June 14th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday, June 15th from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Artwork must be picked up right when the show ends at 6 p.m. on Saturday. This event is open to the public and not only includes amazing art, but also food and live entertainment. It is a true showcase of what coastal Orange County living entails. Read more about the art exhibition and plan your afternoon.