New for 2022
Ely Film Festival
Nevada Art Contest

Call for entries:

Artists can make original pieces in the medium of their choice, from digital and graphic arts, to photography, sculpture, or paint, pencil, to clay, glass, charcoal, or carving, there are no limits.

THEME – The Soul of Nevada

DEADLINE – for submissions is March 4th, 2022.

SUBMISSIONS – Entries need to be delivered to: Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center – 636 Aultman Street Ely, Nevada, 89301 before 2PM on March 4th. Your art must be art gallery ready; on a hangable backing, framed, or capable of being displayed without art gallery staff intervention.

Include your name and contact information with your submission as well as what medium your art is composed of, for a gallery display card.

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded Saturday evening, March 12, 2022 at the Ely Art Bank Gallery Open House.

VIEWINGS – Art will be displayed March 11-13, During the Ely Film, Art, & Music Festival Weekend.

NEVADA ART REWARDS – Winning artists will be presented awards and prizes during a special VIP First 100 Art Gallery Opening at the Art Bank, 399 Aultman Street, Ely Nevada, 89301 the evening of Saturday March 12th, 2022. Featured prizes will include Best in Show, Mayor’s Selection, and Audience Favorite.

Questions? Email us at


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(775) 289-3720


150 West 6th Street
Ely, NV 89301


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The Ely Film Festival celebrates Ely's rich film history. This annual event showcases the cinematic creations filmed here over the years.

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