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Art Victoria Now’24


Location: The Bay Centre, 1150 Douglas Street [lower level]
Exhibition dates: 11-31 May 2024
Gallery hours: from 11am-6pm, daily
Public Reception /Community Celebration: Saturday 11 May, 2-5PM
Awards Ceremony: Saturday 25 May, 5PM

Calling all artists
in Greater Victoria and the Capital Regional District …

The Victoria Arts Council is excited to announce the return of the much-loved juried art exhibition, ART VICTORIA NOW!

Taking place at The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria from 11-31 May 2024, this exhibition will feature the best in local art with awards recognizing: 

Drawing,  Painting, Photography,  Printmaking,  Textile,  Sculpture /3-D, 

and more!

 We will also have a special Youth Artists section to welcome the next generation of local artists into the scene!

Artists from ages 11 to 111+ are encouraged to apply today.

**Only 50 artists will be selected to exhibit as part of Art Victoria Now**



$15 per piece submitted (up to 3 pieces allowed, in any category or across 3 categories); additional hanging fees for selected works ($25 per piece).

All work must be exhibition-ready (framed with proper wiring or hooks)

All work must be for sale; the VAC retains 30% commission on all sales (pay-out from sales takes place before 30 June)

There is no size restriction for artworks in this show.

There is no price limit for artworks in this show.


Applications are now live! Click here to fill out your application form.


Deadline to apply is 30th of April (midnight)
Notification to Artists: 5 May
Delivery of artwork(s): 6-8 May from 12-5PM.
Collection of any unsold works: Friday 31 May, 5PM.


If you are interested in volunteering to help ensure the success of Art Victoria Now, please contact us:
The Bay Centre

The Victoria Arts Council (est. 1968) connects artists and community through exhibitions, lectures, publications, and special events.