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Artist Opportunities

The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department is proud to offer events and opportunities for so many talented people in our community. Click the tabs below to learn more about these opportunities. 

The Leland Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department hosts art markets each year in May and December. These events feature unique, handmade creations from incredible local craftsmen and artists. Vendor applications are accepted on this webpage in March and October.

Applications are closed as of April 1 for the Spring Art Market. Accepted vendors will be notified by email. 


holiday art market


The Leland Cultural Arts Center gallery hosts exhibitions that rotate monthly including two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. Local artists are encouraged to apply for both solo and group shows. The LCAC also organizes an annual Instructor Showcase, Youth Art Month exhibit, and LCAC Student Show in the gallery space. 

The 2024 Gallery Exhibition Applications will open on Aug 21 and close on Sep 21.


The Leland Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department welcomes professional, creative people who have experience teaching and a passion for arts, recreation, and anything in between. The department accepts proposals for classes and workshops for all ages twice a year. During those times, the application will be available on this webpage.

Program Instructor Interest Form 

  • Applications received after February will not be considered for the upcoming Fall/Winter CAPE.
  • Applications received after August will not be considered for the upcoming Spring/Summer CAPE.
    • Applications submitted after those deadlines may be considered for the following CAPE.


Instructor teaching a youth dance class


The Artist in Residence program is a new opportunity in 2023 for local artists to teach, access studios, and exhibit at the LCAC. 
If interested fill out the form below: 

Artist in Residence Application

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