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Custom Application

Media & Press Application

Deadline: Sep 15, 2023 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Sep 10, 2023 3:00 pm - Sep 10, 2023 9:00 pm (EST)

About the event

A Marvelous Black Boy Art Show is a national exhibition experience celebrating black male artists using various forms of media.
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About the application


Black Boy Art Show prides itself on quality, experience, and memory. Therefore, we are looking for the best press/media and culture bloggers in the world. We want everyone to be talking about our shows for years to come and it all starts with our media partners.



Press + Media registration is open for journalists regularly making editorial contributions. Editorial media includes writers, reporters, reviewers, producers, photographers, videographers, etc. who are attending specifically to write about and/or cover the event for newspapers, magazines, TV, blogs, podcasts, radio, etc.



Black Boy Art Show press pass provides complimentary access to our event for an entire day. .


Your press pass DOES NOT allow:

  • Early access to the event

  • The ability to cut lines

Any additional access, under certain situations, must be arranged with Black Boy Art Show.



Submitting a press application does not guarantee approval. Our team will review all press applications and we will notify you of approval or denial. If approved, additional information will be provided via confirmation email and receipt. Each individual applying for a Black Boy Art Show press pass may only apply once.

Q. Who can apply for Press Accreditation?

A. People who work or freelance for bona fide media outlets can apply. This includes photographers, videographers, editors, and bloggers. Preference is given to members of the press who regularly cover similar events and can show tearsheets of their work. We especially look for press that has over 5,000 followers on social media.

Q. Is there an application fee?

A. No.

Q. What is the criteria to be approved?

A. Minimum 5,000 followers or subscribers on social media, valid website and/or social media URLs, coverage of fashion, art, entertainment, lifestyle, or related topics.

Q. Do you cover travel expenses for members of the press?

A. No.

Q. When can I expect to receive my press pass?

A. The email invitations are usually sent starting 3 days before the event to approced applicants.

Q. Can I attend if my media credentials are not active?

A. No, but you are welcome to buy tickets.

Q. What are the rules for using the content I shoot at your events?

A. Video under 5 minutes and photos can be used for editorial purposes. Please contact us for information on rates and conditions for commercial and advertising usage.


Black Boy Art Show press passes are issued individually. If you’re applying with a team, each person on your team is required to apply and be approved separately. All press passes are non-transferable and non-resellable. Any individual caught selling their press pass will be disqualified from attending all future Black Boy Art Show events.



Black Boy Art Show reserves the right to approve or deny any application. This decision is final and cannot be appealed. Please provide accurate information in your application so that Black Boy Art Showcan make an informed decision, as you will not be able to submit further information later if your application is not approved.


Questions on the application

User information

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email
  • Gender
  • Birthday
  • Address

Additional information

  • Please provide your Instagram handle
  • Please 3 provide links to previous media+press stories you've covered.
Media & Press Application
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A Marvelous Black Boy Art Show - Chicago
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