How to Exhibit

General Exhibition Information 

Place des Arts’ galleries are currently closed for the summer season. The galleries will re-open from September 7, 2018 to June 26, 2019 and will be publicly accessible seven days a week. The Place des Arts galleries are a popular destination with local residents and visitors alike. Place des Arts regularly hosts 24 exhibitions and 90,000 visitors per year. Place des Arts' mandate is to support local emerging artists by providing exhibition opportunities and exposure.

Current Calls for Artists


Positively Petite: Annual Miniature Exhibition

Place des Arts seeks local artists who create things small and beautiful for our Positively Petite: Annual Miniature Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery from November 16 to December 20, 2018, with an opening reception on Friday, November 16 from 7:00-9:00 pm.

Original petite artworks in any media are eligible for entry. Two-dimensional artworks must be no larger than 12 square inches, and three-dimensional artworks must be no larger than 36 cubic inches. All works are required to be for sale and Place des Arts retains 30% of the retail price of any artwork(s) sold.

The application deadline is Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 4:00pm.

Download the complete guidelines and application form here.

If your computer lacks a PDF application and you are not able to open the form, please visit https://get.adobe.com/reader/ and follow the on screen instructions to install Adobe DC Reader.


2019/2020 Exhibition Season

Place des Arts is looking for artists to exhibit in our three public gallery spaces: the Atrium Gallery, the Leonore Peyton Salon (LPS) and the Mezzanine Gallery during the upcoming exhibition season from September 2019 to May 2020. Exhibitions at Place des Arts change monthly and provide exposure for local emerging artists and community art groups.

Place des Arts welcomes submissions in two-dimensional and three-dimensional media including fibre arts, sculpture, ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking, digital art, mixed media and drawing.  

The application deadline is Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 9:00am.

Download the complete guidelines and application form here.

If your computer lacks a PDF application and you are not able to open the form, please visit https://get.adobe.com/reader/ and follow the on screen instructions to install Adobe DC Reader.


For more information about exhibiting at Place des Arts, please contact Place des Arts’ Exhibitions Programmer at exhibitions@placedesarts.ca or 604.664.1636 ext. 32.