How To Apply


Each year, The City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department invites Austin-area artists, galleries, museums, and arts organizations to apply for The People’s Gallery exhibition. This annual art exhibition showcases local artists throughout the first three floors of Austin City Hall.

This open call for local artists takes place from mid-August to mid-October.


Each applicant may submit up to five artworks for consideration and all applications must be submitted online.

Eligibility extends to artists 18 years or older, who reside or work in the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis or Williamson.

To receive updates and notifications, please sign up for the Cultural Arts Division (CAD) mailing list, and be sure to like our Facebook page. We look forward to your submissions!

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