Call for Artists
Plein-air painters are invited to submit up to five works for consideration by August 31, 2023. All artwork must be ready to hang and include an attached wire.  The top three winners and three honorable mentions of the exhibition will receive a cash prize, and all artworks will be available for purchase during the exhibit. The Armory Art Center will divide the proceeds with 70% for the artist, 20% for the Armory Art Center, and 10% for Plein Air Palm Beach.

Enter Café Submission


Submissions are due by August 31, 2023.
Submissions can be entered from February 20 to August 31, 2023. They must include the following: Artist Name, Title of the Artwork, Location of Painting, Medium, Full Measurements, Asking Price, Date Created, A low-Resolution Image, and Entry Fee.

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An exhibit of plein-air paintings of Art Deco buildings in Palm Beach County
In partnership with Plein Air Palm Beach

In April 2023, the Miami Design Preservation League, the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches, and the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies will host the 16th World Congress on Art Deco – Modernism: Florida’s Hidden Treasures. The conference will occur in Miami and Palm Beach County, April 18-30. Exploring the early 20th Century architectural heritage and richness of the Art Deco style in the host cities, the conference includes tours, lectures, and exhibits by world authorities of Art Deco.

Art Deco in Palm Beach County


In celebration of the international event, the Armory Art Center will present an exhibit, “Art Deco en Plein-Air.” This event will feature 75 paintings in partnership with Plein Air Palm Beach. The Call for artists for Art Deco ends April 10, 2023. Artwork must depict one of 30 Art Deco buildings in Palm Beach County shown on this map.* The exhibit will be juried by local curators and art experts and include the top 75 artworks submitted by local artists. Check our website for “Call for Artists Art Deco” information. More details to follow.