Pittsburgh, PA Registration

22nd Annual Exhibit

Registration Deadline: April 22, 2023

Complete this entry form to participate in the 22nd Annual Exhibit of The National Arts Program for the City of Pittsburgh employees, retirees, and their family members. There is no fee to enter the program.

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  • Participants must be an employee, retiree, immediate family member, or member of household of an employee or retiree of the City of Pittsburgh.
  • Only 2 entries per artist will be admitted.
  • All entries submitted must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years.
  • The National Arts Program and the City of Pittsburgh reserve the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.
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  • Entrants may submit only two entries that fit into the listed medium categories.
  • All artwork will need an NAP identification label placed on the back (provided at drop off). 
  • All 2-dimensional entries should be matted, framed and/or ready to hang with wire securely across the back. 
  • All work must measure no more than 48” in any direction or weigh more than 50 pounds unless otherwise stipulated. 
  • Artwork that does not meet size limitations or specifications will be disqualified before judging.
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Rules of Exhibit
  • Deadline This Registration Form must be received no later than April 22, 2023 to participate in this exhibit.
  • Delivering Entries  All entries must be delivered to Marshall Mansion 6300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 from April 17 - 21 between 8am - 4pm or on April 22 from 9am - 1pm.
  • Reception & Awards A reception and presentation of awards will be held at Marshall Mansion on Friday, April 28 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm.
    • Prizes will be awarded by classification:
      • Adult (Amateur, Intermediate and Professional): 3 - First Place Awards of $350; 3 - Second Place Awards of $250; and 3 - Third Place Awards of $150
      • A Best of Show Award of $400 
      • Youth / Teen : 2 - First Place Awards of $150; 2- Second Place Awards of $100; and 2 - Third Place Awards of $50
      • An Art Education Award of $200
    • Additional awards including Honorable Mentions will be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
    • Awards are limited to one cash award per artist per classification.
  • Public Exhibit The exhibit is free and will be open to the public from April 28 - May 12, 2023.

  • Retrieving Entries Each artist is responsible for retrieving their artwork from Marshall Mansion 6300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232  between May 15 - 19, 2023 from 8am - 4pm daily.  No work is to be removed prior to the end of the exhibition. Neither the City of Pittsburgh nor the National Arts Program will be responsible for unclaimed works.

  • Liability Every attempt will be made to preserve, secure and protect each entry submitted; but neither the National Arts Program nor the City of Pittsburgh can be held responsible for damages, loss of art entries, or changes/cancellation of this exhibit due to low participation or unforeseen circumstances.  The placing of art in the exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant with conditions herein set forth.  The National Arts Program and the City of Pittsburgh reserve the right to publish for publicity purposes reproductions of the entries.  The National Arts Program in Pittsburgh is a public exhibit and photographing/filming of the exhibit is encouraged.

Thank you for completing the entry form. You have now registered for the National Arts Program in the City of Pittsburgh, PA.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact the Venue Coordinator:
Leona Frankowski at (412) 665-3665  or  leona.frankowski@pittsburghpa.gov

If you would like to share your artwork with our online community, please visit the Artist Gallery section of our website and upload your work.

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