Call To Artists

The Birds and the Bees, A Celebration of Spring in Malibu 

The Cultural Arts Commission is inviting artists to submit artwork for the 2020 spring art exhibition.

The Call to Artists will close on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Local artists are encouraged to submit paintings, photography, sculptures, short films, written work, poetry, and other art inspired by Malibu’s spring season. Artwork may include depictions of Malibu’s natural beauty, such as flora, fauna, or native habitats. The City will accept online submissions through Artists will be required to create a user profile on the site. For online submission assistance, please call Rachel Cummings at 310-456-2489, ext. 358.

The Opening Reception of The Birds and the Bees, A Celebration of Spring in Malibu at Malibu City Hall has been canceled out of an abundance of caution due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The City hopes to have the opportunity to plan a Closing Reception.  For all COVID-19 updates for the Community Services Department please visit

The Artwork will be displayed as scheduled from March 23 through May 29, 2020, at Malibu City Hall (23825 Stuart Ranch Road) Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Admission is complimentary.

2020 Call to Artists

The Malibu Cultural Arts Commission plans to open a variety of Call to Artists in 2020. Artists interested in receiving text messages or emails about the Calls should register for alerts through the Malibu Arts and Culture website.