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august, 2022

01aug12:00 am07oct(oct 7)11:59 pmCall For Entries | 33rd Annual National Arts Program @ GAC

Event Details

Annual National Arts Program Exhibition & Contest

The City of Lubbock is celebrating our 33rd year of participation in the National Arts Program. The National Arts Program at Lubbock is an annual exhibit to highlight the works of City of Lubbock employees and their families, retirees, volunteers, and previous Garden & Arts Center exhibitors. This show is comprised of art from all ages and levels of ability. Each piece of artwork will be judged within its classification, not based on its medium. Each artist selects the classification in which their work will be judged.

Registration Deadline: August 1 – October 7, 2022

Exhibition Dates: Oct 22, 2022 to Nov 22, 2022

Reception Date: Nov 4, 2022, 6 – 8:30pm

Registration for the 2022 National Arts Program at Lubbock opens on August 1st, 2022.
Online Registration



  • Participants must be an employee, volunteer, retiree, previous GAC exhibitor or a family member of an employee, volunteer or retiree of the City of Lubbock, TX.
  • 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 and the City of Lubbock reserve the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.

Your registration is not complete until you have clicked the ‘submit registration’ button and receive an automated confirmation email.


  • Entrants may submit only two entries which 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 on the back.
  • All work must measure no more than 48” in any direction or weigh more than 50lbs unless otherwise stipulated.
  • Artwork that does not meet size limitations or specifications will be disqualified before judging.


August 1 (Monday) 12:00 am - October 7 (Friday) 11:59 pm