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January 11, 2017

San Bernardino Art Night, call for visual and performing artists!

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Art Night is a series of pop-up galleries showcasing the creative and artistic abilities of local artists in a collective effort to bring art, music and entertainment to downtown.

Art Night is intended to encourage creative thinking, stimulate conversation, inspire artists and enliven the community.


 Artists must be 18 years and older, unless supervised by a responsible adult.

 Artists must be a resident of San Bernardino or Riverside County.

 Artwork must be original and have been executed and owned by the artist whose name appears in the online entry registration.

 Textiles, such as T-shirts and scarves, must be original work and cannot contain reference to Art Night.

 No items which are ingested or placed on the skin can be demonstrated, exhibited or sold. (Examples: Soaps and Lotions)

 Artwork must have been completed within the last three (3) years.

 There is no entree fee; however, if the artist plans to sell artwork, they must have a California State Sellers Permit and obtain a 1-day sales permit ($12.00) from City of San Bernardino Business Registration Office. Permit must be displayed at your space on the evening of the event. The application is attached.

 All artwork should embrace the spirit of Art Night as a community event. The Community Development Director has sole discretion to approve all artwork before it is displayed

 Artists may demonstrate techniques within their exhibit space (Example: Painting On-Site or Metal Working).

The City of San Bernardino, its employees and volunteers are not responsible for the contents, facilities, or individuals associated with Art Night.

No commercial goods for resale or consigned goods will be allowed.

Artists must provide their own flame retardant pop-up, chairs, tables and other display equipment. A 10ft x10ft, 10ft x 20ft or a 10ft x 30ft space will be provided.

There will not be access to electricity at the event. You may bring a generator if needed for your exhibit. Here are Four (4) pre-approved types of generators: 1. Champion Power Equipment 75537i, 3100 Watt 2. Honda EU20001, 2000 Watt 3. WEN 56352, 3000 Watts 4. Smarter Tools STAP-2000iQ, 1600 Watts

All transaction will take place directly between the artists and the customer.

Artist spaces must be staffed at all times for the protection of the artists and their work. The City of San Bernardino will not be responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items, including but not limited to artworks and/or personal affects.

Artists may only promote their artwork within the exhibit . Solicitation beyond the exhibit is discouraged.

Artists are responsible for the setup, take down and clean up of their space. Any violation of this will prohibit them from participating in the future. Setup will be from 12pm (Noon) to 4:30pm, and Tear Down will be from 8pm to 10pm.

Food items will not be allowed for sale through artist booths, but food trucks will be available.


The City of San Bernardino retains the right to reject any application that does not meet these guidelines.

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Sanchez in Community Development (909) 384-7272 X3343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Download application below. See DOWNLOAD ATTACHMENT

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