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Hippodrome Art Gallery: CALL TO ARTISTS for 2015-16 Mainstage Season

Hippodrome Art Gallery: CALL TO ARTISTS for 2015-16 Mainstage Season

The Hippodrome Theatre is accepting applications from local artists, both professional and emerging, as well as local organizations, to showcase during the Mainstage 2015-2016 season. Submissions should complement or reflect characteristics of our mainstage shows for the 2015-2016 season, but there is gallery time in between shows, so we encourage all who are interested to apply. We are open to artist collaborations, informational exhibits, individual artists, and group displays. To see a list of our upcoming season, click here.

Gallery Summary: The Hippodrome Gallery is located on the first floor, right inside the double doors of the theatre. The gallery is open Tues – Fri from 5:30-8:30PM, Saturday 3:30 – 9:00PM, Sunday 1:30 – 7:00PM. In addition to regular hours, it is used as a common area before, during intermission, and after mainstage shows and cinema events, and remains up during any rentals using the area. Artists will have the opportunity to showcase and sell artwork with a small commission going to theHippodrome Theatre. Artists will also have the opportunity to use space during Gainesville’s Downtown Art Walk. All sales are conducted through the box office and the gallery is monitored at all times that it is open. The Gallery will post information about the display on thehipp.org. Any printed marketing materials will not be provided by theHippodrome, but the artist is welcome to provide and distribute materials on their own.

Timeline: Artists/organizations to exhibit in the gallery from Sept 2015 to June 2016 with the longer stretches during the run of our Mainstage shows. Applicants should indicate a timeline that works best for them on their submission form.

Display: The display is up to organization/artist’s discretion. Guidelines will be provided upon contract signing. The gallery will not provide any hanging materials, and the installation and deinstallation are the responsibility of the artist.

To apply:

  1. Complete submission form
  2. Email form and imagesto artgallery@thehipp.org
  3. Wait for a response from TheHippodrome Gallery

Deadline to submit: July 19th, 2015

Selected artists will be contacted by August 15th, 2015

For more information and submission form download, click here. For questions, please feel free to e-mail Chelsea Collison at artgallery@thehipp.org or chlscllsn@gmail.com.

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