Discover Manhattan Beach Local Art Exhibition

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Art Submissions and Insta-Photo Contest

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Call for Artists
Discover Manhattan Beach
Local Art Exhibition Information

Exhibition Dates: July 12 through September 29, 2019
Opening Celebration: Friday, July 12, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gallery: Manhattan Beach Art Center, 1560 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA

Art Submission Information
Not on Instagram? Submit an artwork submission application (PDF) for your paintings, drawings, sculptures, or other media! All ages are welcome to submit artwork. Please read through the guidelines on the application (PDF) before submitting.

Insta-Photo Contest
Discover something in Manhattan Beach? Share it with us on Instagram by using the hashtag #manhappenings from April 1st through May 31st. We are looking for a visual perspective that represents the hometown feel of the city, from leisure to hidden gems and hot spots we all know and love! Tag us in your photo and be featured in our upcoming art exhibition, Discover Manhattan Beach, at the Manhattan Beach Art Center from July 12th through September 29th. Don’t forget to specify the category you are entering in the caption of your post!

Leisure: Beach-goers, sunset chasers, sports players, art enthusiasts, yogis, dog lovers, etc.
Hidden Gem: Bruce's Beach, murals, ceramics studio, skate spot, etc.
Hot Spot:
Pier lovers, foodies, events, recreation classes, downtown, night life, neighborhoods and public art


  1. Follow us @mbparksandrec
  2. #manhappenings
  3. Tag us in your photo
  4. Specify category in the caption of your post

Your account must be public and all photos must be original photos taken by photo contest participant. Entries must be high resolution photos taken within the Manhattan Beach city limits. All ages are welcome to participate in the contest. Photographers retain the copyright to his or her own work. Photo entries may be reposted and given credit on our Instagram account and may be displayed during the upcoming art exhibition, Discover Manhattan Beach. By entering our #manhappenings Instagram Photo Contest you agree with the guidelines listed above.

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