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The Albany Arts Commission manages Albany’s gallery at City Hall. We welcome requests for exhibit of all visual arts. The gallery is located in the lobby of City Hall, 333 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany, OR 97321. 

  • All members of the community may submit their work to the Albany Arts Commission for consideration.
  • Albany Arts Commission will jury artwork before exhibits are accepted. Artists will supply examples of work to the Albany Arts Commission before the deadline outlines below. Artists must include a short bio or artist’s statement.
  • Albany Arts Commission members will be subject to the same requirements as community members in exhibiting their work with these exceptions:
    • Albany Arts Commission members who submit work for consideration must publicly announce to the Commission that they have submitted work for consideration. That member will not be allowed to take part in the selection process.
  • Work that is deemed too fragile or unsafe for display will not be accepted.
  • One criterion for determining the acceptability of art will be its space requirements or size.
    • Suggested maximum weight is 15 lbs.; although exceptions may be made.
  • All pieces must be appropriately and securely framed and mounted for display as described in the Information for Exhibiting Artists handout.
  • Each of the works of art need to be accompanied by an information tag with title, artist, price, and medium (if necessary).
  • An inventory list of all items shown in the gallery is required by the Albany Arts Commission to be kept on file.
  • Albany Arts Commission is prohibited from displaying pornographic or obscene material pursuant to ORS 167.087.
  • Albany Arts Commission will be responsible for determining the quality and merits of the art. The Commission reserves the right to refuse any art.
  • The artist is required to sign a “Loan Agreement” (please see attached).
  • All arrangements for scheduling the installation, exhibition, and removal of the show are at the discretion of the Albany Arts Commission.
  • Guilds and galleries are encouraged to apply and will be treated as a single artist/exhibit.
  • Depending on the applicant pool, exhibits may be considered for one or two month periods.
  • Artists may submit pieces for review each year; however, priority may be given to new artists.
  • The artist may choose to price their art and make it available for sale.
    • The Albany Arts Commission takes a 15% commission on all pieces sold.
    • If a piece is sold, a red dot will be placed by the piece to indicate the sale. The Albany Arts Commission prefers to leave pieces up for the duration of the contract.

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