Apply for Arts Fest Competitions, Exhibits & Performances

The following links will either redirect you to SlideRoom.com (an online application platform) or download/open a PDF document. If you are having trouble downloading/accessing an application or if you would like to be added to an application e-mail list, contact us at (843)740-5854 or [email protected].

FREE one-on-one assistance to complete applications is available! Contact the Cultural Arts Dept. at 843-740-5854 to set up an appointment. We’re happy to help!

2024 Applications & Forms

Performer/Presenter

  • Music, Dance, Theatre, Media Art, Visual Art, Literary Art
  • *NOTE: Agents applying on behalf of 2 or more acts should complete and submit a special form. DO NOT apply via the link above. Contact us at 843-740-5854 or [email protected] for assistance.
  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023

Poster Design Competition

  • South Carolina artists only
  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023

2024 African American Fiber Art Exhibition

  • CLOSED – Submission deadline: Friday, March 1, 2024 (EXTENDED: Friday, March 8, 2024)

2024/25 National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

  • CLOSED
  • Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 25, 2024

2024 SC Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition

  • South Carolina artists only.
  • CLOSED
  • Submission deadline: Friday, March 15, 2024

Arty Block Party Vendor (artists/crafters, arts-related businesses & organizations)

  • CLOSED
  • Submission deadline: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tri-County Youth Art Competition & Exhibition Prospectus & Forms

  • Prospectus now available – FOR SCHOOLS, FOR INDIVIDUALS
  • Drop off entries on Thursday & Friday, April 25 & 26, 2024 (11:00am-6:00pm) at Park Circle Community Building -OR- Monday, April 29, 2024 (Noon-7pm) at Charleston Area Convention Center
  • View Drop-Off Map

Tri-County High School Sculpture Competition & Exhibition Prospectus & Forms

Judged Fine Art Competition & Exhibition Prospectus

  • *Terms/regulations/entry instructions provided. No pre-registration or application required!
  • NOW AVAILABLE
  • Drop off entries on Monday, April 29, 2024 (Noon-7pm) or Tuesday, April 30, 2024 (Noon-7pm) at Charleston Area Convention Center
  • View Drop-Off Map

Judged Photography Competition & Exhibition Prospectus

  • *Terms/regulations/entry instructions provided. No pre-registration or application required!
  • NOW AVAILABLE
  • Drop off entries on Monday, April 29, 2024 (Noon-7pm) or Tuesday, April 30, 2024 (Noon-7pm) at Charleston Area Convention Center
  • View Drop-Off Map

Volunteer Sign-Up Form

  • CLOSED (We cannot accept walk-up volunteers.)
  • Submission deadline: Monday, April 22, 2024