The Huntington Arts Council,  a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, promotes arts and culture generated by Long Island artists to our children and to the general population.  We work to enrich the cultural, social and economic life of the community by nurturing the professional development of artists, and by providing timely news and events via Arts Cultural News (circulation: 90,000). We also offer artistic programs and services to our more than 100 cultural organization members who encompass the broad spectrum of arts disciplines. The Huntington Arts Council plays a leading role in sustaining the economic benefits of the arts through its promotion of activities and events in our community. 

The Huntington Arts Council is the official arts coordinating agency of the Town of Huntington and serves as the primary regranting agency in Suffolk County for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).

The Huntington Arts Council invites artists to participate Stars, Stripes and Pinups; Art Inspired by Sailor Jerry. Art work should draw from the work and words of the iconic American tattoo artist.

“Is it the nostalgia or the risqué images, perhaps the patriotism and the permanency? It is the allure of the art inspired by Sailor Jerry that has peaked my interest.” – Juror, Keith Tobolski. Tobolski 

JUROR: Keith Tobolski, owner and operator of Anchor East Tattoo Parlor in Huntington, is an American artist best known for his work as a Tattooer. His formal art training includes studies at Marwen as well as Palette & Chisel in Chicago, IL. Recent exhibitions include Ink Masters and RIPE Art Gallery. Tobolski is currently represented by Paper Gun Art Gallery out of River North, Chicago.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists including full time students. 

MEDIUM: All Media, except Video

ENTRIES: All entries must be original to entrant. Must be framed with hanging wire on back. No artwork previously shown in the Main Street Gallery will be accepted.  Submission materials cannot be returned. 

SIZE: Up to 24”W x 48”H

ENTRY FEE:  First 3 entries: Artist members $30, Full-time students $25, Non-members $40. Additional entries $5 ea. No more than 2 works per artist will be selected.

SALES: The Huntington Arts Council retains a 25% commission on all work sold.           

LIABILITY & INSURANCE: All work is insured while in the possession of the Huntington Arts Council.       

Reception: Friday, June 29, 2018 6-8pm

Show Runs: June 29 - July  21, 2018

Submission Method:

1.  Online submission - Upload your digital images and required information below -  digital images must be no larger than 7mb (300 dpi, 2400 pixels on the longest side.) PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME ON THE TITLE YOUR IMAGE!!!  

Select your payment amount. General Entry is $40, Artist Members pay $30, Full-time students pay $25 for 3 images.  Each additional image is $5.  No more than 2 images per artist will be selected by the juror. 

2.   Submitting paper application? Click here to download the application from our website and mail or drop off with CD of digital images and payment at our office:

213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743

Online entries as described above are preferred!!

Technical difficulties?  Please contact Submittable at 855-467-8264

Additional information, please call 631-271-8423 or email info@huntingtonarts.org

If you would like to obtain Artist Membership, please click here!

The Huntington Arts Council invites artists to participate in Wearable Art. Entries should meet at the intersection of fashion and fine art through design, costume, or culture. Submissions should be representative of the creative inspiration found in garments, accessories (art jewelry, masks, bags, etc.), and representational work (design boards, performance images, etc.). Items should be either modified or created from scratch

“Art is not limited to gallery walls. See it, wear it, live it!” 

-Juror, Dominique Maciejka

JUROR: Dominique Maciejka is the owner of Paper Doll Vintage Boutique in Sayville and Paper Doll Curiosity Shoppe in Patchogue and Huntington. She studied art and art history at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her shops combine her passions that bridge the art, history, and fashion worlds with unique clothing and merchandise, as well as local art shows. 

ELIGIBILITY:  All artist and all media.  

ENTRIES:  All entries must be original to entrant. All framed entries should contain hanging wire on back. Submission materials cannot be returned. 

SIZE:  Framed work not to exceed 48 inches on longest side and 24 inches on shortest side. Standing work should not to exceed 72 inches in height. 

ENTRY FEE: First three entries: Full-time students $25, Artist members $30, Non-members $40. Additional entries $5 ea. No more than two works per artist will be selected.

SALES: The Huntington Arts Council retains a 25% commission on all work sold.

LIABILITY & INSURANCE: All works are insured while in the possession of the Huntington Arts Council.       

Reception: Friday, September 24th, 2018 6 – 8 pm

Show Runs: August 24th – September 15th, 2018

Submission Method:

1.  Online submission - Upload your digital images and required information below -  digital images must be no larger than 7mb (300 dpi, 2400 pixels on the longest side.) PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME ON THE TITLE YOUR IMAGE!!!  

Select your payment amount. General Entry is $40, Artist Members pay $30, Full-time students pay $25 for 3 images.  Each additional image is $5.  No more than 2 images per artist will be selected by the juror. 

2.   For paper applications Click here to download the application from our website and mail or drop off with CD of digital images and payment at our office:

213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743

Online entries as described above are preferred!!

Technical difficulties?  Please contact Submittable at 855-467-8264

Additional information, please call 631-271-8423 or email info@huntingtonarts.org

If you would like to obtain Artist Membership, please click here!

Thank you for your participation for our upcoming Invitational Members Showcase!  We ask that you please upload one images of your choice!  Framed pieces must be no longer than 30” in either direction, including the frame. Please include the title, the dimensions, the medium and price of each work.

This show is free for artist members..  HAC will hang the show, handle all the PR and provide the reception on June 1 from 6 - 8PM.  Artwork would need to be dropped off on May 29, 2018.  

Please submit your images by May 11th. 

17th Annual Tulip Festival Art Contest

*You must have completed step 1, teacher registration, prior to submitting student names

Please fill out your name, student names & grades  before dropping off artwork to the Huntington Arts Council! Good Luck!

Eligibility
  • Only Huntington Township Art Teachers and their students are eligible to participate
  • Grades 3 through 8 ONLY!
Welcome to the Art Teacher's registration for the 2018 Tulip Festival School ART Contest. Please complete this form to indicate your commitment to submitting student work to the contest.

* Friday, May 4th, 2018 will be the RECEPTION for artists and their families at the Heckscher Museum of Art

The Tulip Festival will be on Sunday, May 6th 2018 at Heckscher Park Huntington NY.


GOOD LUCK!
Please take a few moments to complete this feedback form regarding your recent use of a Discovery Chest.  Your input as an educator is vital to the ongoing effectiveness of this program. THANK YOU!

Please fill out the following details to request a discovery chest for your classroom or event. 

Borrowing time is up to two weeks. If you find you need it a few days longer, please email the Arts-in-Education Coordinator to check on availability.

Filling out this form does not secure your choice of chest and dates. You will receive an email from the Arts-in-Education Coordinator either confirming the details or working with you according to the chests availability. The chests are booked on a first-come first-serve basis.

Thank you!
This free workshop explains the application guidelines and eligibility requirements for NYSCA's 2019 Long Island Decentralized Grants for the Arts.

Attendance is mandatory for all prospective applicants, regardless of prior grant experience.

Applications will be available online upon the conclusion of the final workshop on June 28.


The Huntington Arts Council convenes panels to evaluate and rate grant applications made to the Council. Panels usually consist of a diverse group of arts professionals, each with expertise in a different genre or discipline, as well as those with knowledge of artistic and programmatic quality, managerial and fiscal competence, and service to the public.

Panelist nominations come from many sources, including arts organizations, individual artists, school administrators, and the public. Self-nominations are accepted. All panelists must be Long Island residents for the duration of their service.

To nominate yourself or a person for panel service, please complete the following form. This form and the nominee's current resume must be submitted to the Council before panelists can serve.


Ends on December 31, 2018
Thank you for being an auditor for a 2017 DEC-funded project. We strongly encourage you to take photos of the event you are auditing. You can upload photos with your audit, or e-mail them to: grants4arts@huntingtonarts.org.

Please also submit any project-related literature (program, playbill, brochure, tickets, flyers, posters, postcards) with your audit when available and possible. You can upload these with your audit as well, or mail, or drop off in person, to: Huntington Arts Council, 213 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743, Attn: Grants Manager.

Huntington Art Council’s Main Street Gallery has opened its Invitational Gallery Shows for the 2018 season. The gallery offers its walls to a small group of artists wishing to showcase their work. The Main Street Gallery offers 73 feet of running wall space and plenty of room for pedestalled or free standing three dimensional pieces. These shows run for a period of four weeks, and includes an opening reception*. HAC will publicize the exhibition through social media, our website and eblasts. All other promotional material is the responsibility of the participating artists and must include the HAC logo. These materials will need to be approved by HAC.

Invitational shows are open to current HAC artist members or you must sign on as a member upon acceptance into an Invitational Gallery Show. HAC selects groups of one to four artists from the application pool, with larger groups being considered on an individual basis pending availability. The artists selected are responsible for their portion of a $640 administrative fee.

If you would like to be considered for one of HAC’s Invitational Shows, click here to download the form to be mailed or dropped off with ten to fifteen images of your work on a CD or flash drive to HAC, 213 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743. Click here for our online form. Do not send any payments at this time. All applicants will be reviewed by the team. Questions or information, please contact Emily Rapuano at either grants4arts@huntingtonarts.org or 631-271-8423 ext 18.

*Refreshments are the responsibility of the artists. Wine permit will be procured by HAC.