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.

Joan McLoughlin's A Face in the Crowd wins Poster Art Contest

The Wilmington Art Association and 33rd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale Committee are delighted to announce that Joan McLoughlin's A Face in the Crowd has won the Poster Art Contest. This beautiful artwork will be used for Show publicity and printed materials, and will be for sale at the Show in April.

Liz Hosier: Exploring Painting with Oil & Cold Wax

The Wilmington Art Association proudly presents this special three-day workshop with instructor, Liz Hosier, in exploring oil & cold wax medium. For complete information and registration, click Workshop

WAA announces 33nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale

The Wilmington Art Association is pleased to announce the 33nd Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale on April 10 12, 2015. WAA will be accepting both 2-D (fine art and photography) and 3-D artwork. Online entry will begin January 12, 2015. For Show details and to download prospectus, click - Prospectus.

Continue to check the website for Show updates.

WAA Annual Holiday Dinner and Art Show

Reservations are closed. For information on the Art Show, login to the Membership Gateway.

Art Opportunties

This fall is full of opportunities for artists to paint, show and sell their work as well as win awards. For a list of area 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

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