Opportunities are generally open to amateur and professional artists and members of the Perry County Council of the Arts. Please read the guidelines below for specific details and entry dates.


9th Annual Juried Exhibition

August 17 through October 26

Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street, Newport

Featuring outstanding local and regional artwork. A special public reception is in the process of being scheduled during the month of September!

Please check back for a definitive date.


APRIL 1: Submissions are open! You may pay for your entry fees online, link below.
JUNE 30: ENTRY DEADLINE! All entry materials must be emailed to pcca@perrycountyarts.org
JULY 22: Notification of accepted or rejected artwork via email
AUGUST 9-12: Art delivery at Landis House, 67 N. Fourth St., Newport
AUG 17-OCT 26: Exhibition is on display at Landis House
OCT 26: Last Day of Exhibition
OCT 30-NOV 3, 2023: Pickup of artwork

During your visits to Landis House, cast your vote for your favorite piece of art to win the People’s Choice Award!

Landis House is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Entry Guidelines & Form, please download, fill out, and email to pcca@perrycountyarts.org
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Word Hive: A Space for Poets

Meeting the 1st Saturday of the month from June 2023 – November 2023 at Landis House

Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street, Newport

All Creatives must be seniors (65+) from Perry County, PA and able to attend all 6 sessions.


The first three sessions we will read and write our own poems – using Common Wealth as a textbook. The final three sessions we will use a book on Matisse
and a book by Ezra Jack Keats to create our own collages (2 each) based on our own poems written. ALL MATERIALS (books, journals, art supplies) are provided by through a special grant.

Word Hive: A Space for Poets, has received a grant from The Lotus Fund, a charitable fund of the Perry County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC). The grant was awarded for use in a specific project for Perry County, PA.

SIGN UP by emailing glinda@wordhive.org or tom@wordhive.org

word hive: a space for poets' poster.

Art Uplifts

September 1 – October 9

Little Buffalo State Park

October 10 – November 13

Millerstown Area Community Park

Entry Deadline: July 25

Submit your artwork to be featured in our traveling outdoor exhibition that was created to safely engage and lift up our community and artists, during the challenges of the pandemic. The outdoor showings have been so popular, we are continuing them in 2022!

Uplifting artwork centered on themes of inspiration, encouragement, hope, perseverance, etc., will be printed and displayed on durable outdoor yard signs along walking trails in several of our local parks. Artists are asked to also submit written statements, poems or quotes relating to their pieces, which will be printed on the reverse side of the sign along with the artist’s name, medium, town and photo.

The goal is to leave visitors with inspiring and uplifting messages that they can carry with them throughout their day.

Important dates related to the exhibition:
July 25
: Entry deadline
July 29: Curator notifies artists of accepted artwork
September 1-October 9: Outdoor exhibition at Little Buffalo State Park
October 10-November 13: Outdoor exhibition at Millerstown Community Park

Entry Guidelines

Sample Yard Sign

Artisan Marketplace

September 24 – January 14

PCCA Gallery, 1 S. Second Street, Newport

Entry Deadline: August 9

RSVP for our annual Artisan Marketplace of locally made holiday gifts and original artwork!
Please note that we will not be hosting a reception this year, and the following exhibition dates are subject to change.

Important dates related to the exhibition:
August 9
: RSVP deadline
August 13: Curator will notify artists of accepted work
August 30: Entry Materials Due
September 24-January 14: Artisan Marketplace is on display
January 15: Artists begin picking up their work

Featured work by (clockwise from top right) Gary Leitzel, Hyeyon Wilson, Toby Bouder, Janice Bailor, Francis Ranck, Birgit Hoppenjans, Lynn Fry, Becca Emerick, (center) Jill Smith.

Entry Guidelines
Pay Entry Fees

Art on Tour @ the Capitol

November 1 – 30

Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, East Wing Rotunda

RSVP Deadline: Sept 5

Submit your best artwork to be featured in this special PCCA Art on Tour exhibition in the East Wing Rotunda of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.

Important dates related to the exhibition:
Sept 5: RSVP Deadline
Sept 14
: Entry Materials due
Nov 1: Deliver accepted artwork to the PA State Capitol Building, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Nov 1-30: Exhibition dates
Nov 30: Artwork pickup between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Entry Guidelines
Pay Entry Fees
Get Your Art Entries Ready

8th Annual Juried Exhibition

August 23 – October 27

Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street, Newport

Entry Deadline: June 27

Entry Guidelines

Entry Guidelines