The Wilmington Art Association is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for area visual artists to gain community recognition through shows and exhibitions. It offers a forum wherein artists, local craftsmen, and people interested in the visual arts can exchange ideas, learn from each other, and contribute to the community. It provides educational programs, demonstrations, and lectures, which will lead to better public understanding and appreciation of visual arts.

Art Opportunities in the Wilmington area - click here.

Holiday Dinner

You and your guest are cordially invited to the 2015 Holiday Dinner and Art Show on Thursday, December 10, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm, at the Blockade Runner Resort, Wrightsville Beach, NC. Cost per person is $40. Deadline for reservations is December 2.

For complete information and to make a reservation, click here.

For the Holiday Flyer with mail-in form click here.

The 34th Annual Juried Spring Art Show & Sale - Poster Art Contest

The 2016 Spring Show Committee announces the Poster Art Contest for the 34th Annual Juried Art Show & Sale (Show). The winning artwork will be featured on: a framed poster to be auctioned off at the Show; posters available for sale at the Show; smaller posters, cards, and invitations; and other publicity material for the Show.

For complete information click here.

The 34th Annual Juried Spring Art Show & Sale - Hold dates

The Wilmington Art Association is pleased to announce the 34th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale on April 8 – 10, 2016. WAA will be accepting both 2-D (fine art and photography) and 3-D artwork. Online entry will begin January 11, 2016. For Show details and to download prospectus, click - Prospectus.

Continue to check the website for Show updates.


WAA Artists are invited to participate in an art show in collaboration with the Thalian Association Children’s Theater performance of “Babes in Toyland” Dec 3-6, 2015 at the Hannah Block Community Arts Center at 2nd & Orange.

For prospectus click here.

Past Events- click here.

WAA Moves to EBLAST and Blog for E-News!

Wilmington Art Association is updating its communication methods with a new EBLAST/blog! Please consider joining our weekly posts to receive current information about our organization and upcoming art shows. It's as simple as signing up at

WAA Calendar of Events

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Member Shows/Awards


General Meetings Dates

General Meetings Programs

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