There are a number of exhibition opportunities at Salford Museum & Art Gallery. Applications are welcome from individual artists or practitioners, groups of artists, community groups, schools, collectors etc. Please read the following information and think about how your proposed exhibition will fit within our spaces and aims.
Main exhibition spaces and opportunities:
There is a separate application form for the Salford Open exhibition. This will be available for the Open  in 2022.
All exhibition proposals are viewed by a selection panel once a year (By Hand is reviewed on an ongoing basis). Exhibitions are selected based on quality, artistic integrity and relevance to audiences, collections and venues. The selection panel also considers applications relevant to the following main aims of the exhibition programme:
Please note that the Gallery will not enter into any dialogue regarding your application and can not meet to discuss or view work at this stage. Therefore please make sure you are as clear as possible in the application form and that your images are of a high quality showing the work to its best advantage. Due to high demand, the Gallery will only contact people they are interested in speaking further to about their application. If you have not heard from us by the end of August, please presume your application has not been successful this time. Please do not send in original artwork- we can not return any part of an application.
The deadline for exhibition applications is 30 June every year.
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