Calls for Artists

Be a part of the arts in Lafayette

The Lafayette Arts and Cultural Resources Department regularly provides opportunities for local artists.

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Call for Entry - A Year at Waneka Lake: an exhibit of all seasons

Find your creative inspiration at Waneka Lake. During 2022, the Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department is hosting an open call for entry of artwork of all types and mediums. 

The theme of the exhibit is to reflect a year at Waneka Lake, but need not focus on wildlife, landscape, or nature. For example, artworks may feature recreational, social, or cultural aspects of the ways we engage with Waneka Lake and the immediate surrounding area. 

The exhibit will hang at The Collective Community Art Center and the Lafayette Public Library from January 12 – March 5, 2023.

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Art Night Out - Artist Booth Space

Interested in having an artist booth during Lafayette's 2022 Art Night Out season?
If so, visit Firsthand Markets to sign up!

Lafayette's Arts Grants

City Arts Grants

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) and Public Art Committee (PAC) are proud to offer ongoing annual grants to our community. LCAC offers the Arts in Community and Arts in Education grants, and PAC offers a Public Art Grant.

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Art on the Street and See & Respond

Lafayette's annual sculpture on loan program, Art on the Street, is a community favorite. 

The See & Respond! companion exhibit, beloved by our community, is an annual show inviting community members of all ages to respond to the year's Art on the Street sculptures through 2D art, photography, or poetry.

  • Call for See & Respond! 2022 will open in May 2022
  • Call for Art on the Street 2023 will open in August 2022

Programs are funded with generous support from:

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