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The CALL FOR ART is OPEN for the 53rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition!

Updated: 2 days ago

Saving the best for last, YAA's most prestigious exhibition recognizes the excellence of our regional artists, with it's final show of 2024 and last open juried to be held at 220 S. Marshall Street location.

The only juried exhibition of the year, opens it's call for art, via the website,

The digital open call will accept original, fine art submissions until

Friday, September 20th at 12pm/noon.

The exhibition is open to all fine artists and genres. There is no theme for this exhibition. Up to 110 pieces will be selected via digital entry, by juror, Jessica Ambler, for the show. All accepted entries must be hand-deliverable, so regional artists are encouraged to participate. York Art Assocation does not accept shipped art.

Important Dates:

Call for ART Opens (Monday) JUNE 3rd, 2024

Deadline for Entry (Friday) SEPT 20th @ NOON

Intake (Thurs, Fri, Sat) OCT 24th, 25th, 26th, 10-2pm

Public Reception (& Opening) Awards Presentation @ 2:30pm (Sunday) NOV 3rd, 2-4pm

Pick-Up of Art (@ Closing) (Sunday) DEC 15th, 4-5:30pm and (Monday & Tuesday) DEC 16th & 17th, 10-2pm


View the full prospectus and enter your submissions at:


Our Juror

Jessica Ambler, is the Director of the Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College. She has her Ph.D. in Art History from UC Santa Barbara and over a decade of experience in the art world including work in a museum, auction house, and numerous universities. She was Head of Research for the The Heller Group, an art advisory in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art, and Curator + Artist Relations for Loupe, Inc., an art streaming platform. She is a qualified appraiser and an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America. She is also a mayoral appointed member and officer of the Allentown Arts Commission, on the Advisory Council for the Lehigh Valley Arts and Cultural Alliance, an Executive Committee Member of the Museum and Library Alliance of the Lehigh Valley, and a Communications Committee Member for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.


There will be six awards given, five Awards of Excellence ($600 each) and one Best of Show ($1750) with total awards amounting to $4,750.


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