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43rd Annual Elementary Art Show

.2019 Elementary Art Show

43rd Annual Elementary Art Show
The City of Buena Park invited K-6 students who live in Buena Park and its surrounding cities to participate in the 43rd Annual Elementary Art Show. Student work is being showcased in City Hall Council Chamber from January 23 – March 5, 2019.

This year's theme is: Animals Are My Friends! From lions to lemurs, butterflies to buffaloes, kids illustrated their love of creatures big and small with paint, drawing, or collage.

The Awards Reception was a blast with students, parents, teachers, principles, representatives, elected officials, and superintendents in attendance.  Congratulations to all our winners and participants!

Artwork will be returned to students after the completion of the show.

For more information, please call the Fine Arts Division at (714) 562-3868 or visit for viewing and information.


18th Annual High School Art Show


BUENA PARK, Calif. - The City of Buena Park's Fine Arts Division proudly presents the 18th Annual High School Art Show March 7 – April 4, 2019, showing in Buena Park City Hall Council Chamber at 6650 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, 90621. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES; 


  1. Open to ninth through twelfth-grade high school students who attend school in Buena Park and neighboring cities. Entries MUST be submitted through the student’s school.  Not open to after-school art programs or private instruction classes. Students are allowed to enter a maximum of two submissions, but may only place with one entry. 

  2. All artwork must fall in the following categories; oil/acrylic, watercolor, ink, charcoal/pencil/pastel,
    2D mixed media, or photography.

  3. All artwork on paper must be mounted on mat board or poster board.  Work that is on canvas or framed must have wiring on the back and be ready to hang.  Work that is not matted, mounted, or wired will not be accepted.

  4. All artwork must have a half-sheet of paper attached to the back lower right-hand corner with the student’s name, title of work, grade, school, and parent and teacher contact information (email and/or phone number).

  5. All submissions must have a display label with the title of artwork, artist’s first name and initial of last name, school, and school district

    Deadline: March 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Artwork will be accepted at the Buena Park Community Center, 6688 Beach Blvd., February 15, 2019 – March 1, 2019, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday.

A panel of judges will review all submissions and will select the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each medium category (subject to change if limited submissions are received in a specific category).  Ribbons and monetary prizes will be presented during the Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 15, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Buena Park City Hall.  All participants, their families, friends, teachers, and school officials are invited to attend.  Artwork will be on display at Buena Park City Hall from March 7, 2019, through April 4, 2019.

Please note:  There is no constant security in this exhibition.  As a participant in the show, the artist is releasing the City of Buena Park and those connected to the program from any and all liability regarding the work including damaged/and or stolen work during installation, exhibition, and de-installation.

 2019 High School Art Show Flyer

For more information, please contact the Fine Arts Division at (714) 562-3868 or visit


Children's Art Festival and 12th Annual Junior High Art Show: Saturday, April 13, 2019

2019 children's art festival

Children’s Arts Festival & Earthday Youth Art Show

Saturday, April 13, 2019

12:00-5:00 p.m. Free!

Buena Park Community Center, 6688 Beach Blvd.

(Between Stanton and Beach at Pinchot Court, behind City Hall)

The Children’s Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to enjoy a day discovering the arts together. Hands-on art activities, live music, and much more provide a delightful celebration of the rich cultural traditions that thrive in our own backyards! In honor of Earth Day, festival activities will focus on being kind to our planet, so craft projects will incorporate found and recycled objects easily found in the home.

In conjunction with the annual Children’s Arts Festival, the Earthday Youth Art Show is a one day exhibit at the event showcasing artwork from students of Buena Park and surrounding cities. Your child or student will be able to share their work with the community. Students are encouraged to create art pieces that celebrate the Earth or raise awareness about environmental issues. 

Artwork submissions will be accepted Monday, March 18 through Wednesday, April 8 by 5:00 p.m. at the Buena Park Community Center 6688 Beach Blvd. in Buena Park. Open Monday – Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm and alternating Fridays (consult the City Hall calendar on for office closures)

Prizes will be awarded to the place winners in each grade level and all artwork will be on display at the festival. For more information on both events, please visit or call the Fine Arts Division at (714) 562-3868


Vendors and performers interested in participating for 2019, please go here.





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