The Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department regularly provides opportunities for local artists.
Lost & Found: Art with Found Objects
The Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department is hosting a Call for Entry for the exhibitLost & Found: Art with Found Objects. The show will hang at The Collective Community Art Center from August 18 – September 26, 2021. This group exhibition will feature artwork made from recycled and/or found objects. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, July 7. View Call for Artists document, your work must meet certain criteria. Submit your work using CaFE.
Art on the Street
Lafayette's annual sculpture on loan program is a community favorite and so is See & Respond!, an annual exhibit inviting community members of all ages to respond to the year's Art on the Street sculptures through 2-D Art, Photography, or Poetry.
See & Respond 2021 Call for 2-D art, photography, and poetry is now open! Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.
The Call for Entries for Art on the Street 2022 will open in August 2021.
City Gallery Walls
The Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department schedules artists and arts organizations to display their work on city gallery walls for 2-month long exhibitions. The City of Lafayette has three facilities with beautiful gallery walls to display artwork on a rotating basis: Senior Center; City Hall; and the Lafayette Public Library. This program has been on hold due to the COVID 19 health crisis. Check back mid-summer 2021 for updated information.
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. Check the Arts Grants page for more information.
The 2020 Art Night Out Season was canceled due to the COVID 19 health crisis.
Michael Adams Poetry Prize
After careful consideration, the Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are modifying the event honoring Michael Adam’s poetry legacy to a reading/spoken word presentation by a distinguished Colorado poet.
These programs are funded with generous grants from: