Call for Artists: Art in Windows 2021

NIAD Art Center and Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) are excited to announce a new collaboration to raise visibility for Richmond-based artists and bring art into public spaces along 23rd Street and Macdonald Avenues in Downtown Richmond. 

Who: Established and emerging Richmond-based artists, artist groups/collectives, and organizations (arts, cultural, educational, community, historical).

Artworks: Existing and/or proposed pieces, all genres and mediums. Site-specific works that reflect Richmond’s history, culture, architecture, and people with an emphasis on high-quality presentations that reflect the positive qualities of the community.


• Simultaneous Art in Windows exhibitions at NIAD and RMSI during the month of May 2021.

• An online Exhibition Opening and Hand-on Art Workshop in NIAD’s Virtual Studio.

• Small Business Development Workshop in June 2021 for Richmond-based artists hosted by RMSI and featuring guest speakers.

• Exhibiting artists receive a cash stipend and complimentary reproductions of each artist’s work as business cards and postcards.

When: Submission deadline is March 31, 2021 at 5 pm.

Details: More info
How: Apply

Need help with your application? Come to our workshop:

Virtual Informational Application Workshop
Friday, March 26, 1-2:30 PM PT.
RSVP to NIAD’s Gallery Manager, Julio Rodriguez. 
Email Julio and RSVP.

Downtown Public Arts Strategy is a project funded by Richmond Arts and Culture Commission’s Neighborhood Public Arts Grants.