Cheltenham Center for the Arts has a rich history of high quality and cutting-edge exhibits that showcase artists of Cheltenham and the Greater Philadelphia Region.
From the Annual Juried Painting, Children’s Exhibit and CCA Members Exhibition, to themed exhibits and select invited exhibits; CCA continues to bring together artists of all mediums for all to enjoy in the beauty of art.

Past select exhibits have included Social Consciousness, 10”x10” Show, 2 Artists/2 Views,exhibits highlighting printmaking, pottery and photography. Numerous events are held in conjunction with the exhibits, most events are free and all are open to the public.

CCA invites everyone to participate and celebrate the tradition of the creative arts!

Current Exhibit

72nd Annual Awards Painting Show

On view: April 12, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Gallery Hours: 10am-3pm M-F

72nd Annual Awards Painting Show Prospectus Click here!


Call for Entries                                                                   

72ndAnnual Awards Painting Show                                                                        

April 12th, 2015 – May 10, 2015

Cash Awards

Juror: Sharon Ewing - -Director, Gross McCleaf Gallery


Entry Conditions/Fee: Professional artists, 18 years or older, may enter two/ two-dimensional wall painting executed within the last two years, not previously shown in any Cheltenham Center for the Arts exhibits, wired and ready for hanging. All painting media accepted: no prints, multiples, crafts, sculptures or photographs. No wet or ill prepared work. White mat and simple, light colored frames strongly suggested. Work on stretchers does not have to be framed, but edges should have clean appearance without visible staples or tacks.

No late entries. All accepted work must remain for the duration of the exhibition. Non-refundable Entry Fee: $25.00 one/ $30 for two pieces!CCA reserves the right to reproduce the work for purposes of promoting this exhibit and/or CCA.

Art in Bloom, on Saturday, April 25th in conjunction with the Painting Show.  This event pairs 20 local floral designers/artists with specific paintings in the exhibit.  Each floral artist will be paired with a painting and then create a unique arrangement as their interpretation of the chosen work.  Designs will be unveiled and floral prizes awarded on the evening of the 25th at a festive reception.  Paintings will not be moved or handled in any way as part of this event.

Insurance and Sales: All work is insured for fire and theft on the premises with a $500.00 deductible. CCA is not responsible for damage to work submitted. A 30% commission will be retained on all sales.


Exhibition Schedule

Hand Delivery:                                 Friday, March 27th 10- 3pm, Saturday, March 28th  10am- 12noon,

                                                        & Monday, April 6th 10am - 3pm.

Acceptance Notification:                   COB April 7th 2014

Unaccepted Work Pick Up:                Wednesday April 8th & Thursday, April 9th, 10am-3pm

Opening Reception:                         Sunday, April 12th 2015, 2-4pm

Art in Bloom- Fundraiser                   Saturday, April 25h 2015, 5-7pm $25 per Guest

Accepted Work Pick Up:                    Monday, May 11-Wednesday May 13, 10am-3pm





Upcoming Exhibits

Title Date
Resident Artists' Exhibit May 17, 2015 - June 7, 2015
7th Regional Children's Art Show March 15, 2015 - April 6, 2015