Burnsville Performing Arts Center (BPAC) currently holds eight gallery exhibits every calendar year in its 2,000 square-foot art gallery. Our mission is to celebrate the visual arts by displaying a diverse collection of artwork from local emerging and professional artists. Our gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and open to patrons during performances and events. Opening receptions (free and open to the public) are generally scheduled on Thursdays evenings. BPAC posts upcoming exhibits, openings, and calls-for-art for select exhibits on our website. To be immediately notified of artist opportunities and upcoming events, please email
and ask to subscribe to the "Gallery News" email list. Artists or arts organizations interested in displaying their artwork are also encouraged to apply for the following opportunities:
Exhibit proposals are reviewed annually in June for the following calendar year. The deadline to apply is May 15th. All applicants will be notified of selection decisions by the end of June. Individual artists, artist organizations, and groups working in any visual 2-D or 3-D medium may submit an exhibit proposal. Artwork and exhibit proposal selections will be based on artistic quality, originality, presentation, and overall fit with the year's gallery programming. Please see application for more information.
Download: Exhibit Proposal Guidelines & Application
Art Around BPAC
The mission of the "Art Around BPAC" program is to support the visual arts in our community. Artwork by local artists will be displayed throughout our building on a rotating basis for the enjoyment of our patrons and visitors. This opportunity allows artists to market and potentially sell their artwork. Artists who are interested in displaying their work are encouraged to submit an application for consideration.
Download: Art Rotation Form
The Burnsville Performing Arts Center welcomes unrestricted donations in order to be able to use artwork for future exhibits, display within the building, art auctions for fundraising, and more. Please download the form for more information.
Download: Art Donation Submission Form