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Calls for Exhibitions

Each year, McMaster Gallery opens a call for exhibitions to practicing contemporary artists. Calls are posted here when available. 

2023-2024 Academic Year

Proposals will be accepted through March 10, 2023.

The McMaster Gallery welcomes Solo and Group Exhibition Proposals for the 2023-2024 academic year. The university’s contemporary art gallery is located in the building that houses the School of Visual Art and Design on the university campus in downtown Columbia, SC. McMaster Gallery seeks proposals for innovative and professional exhibitions that support curricular initiatives and broaden student experience. Two invited exhibitions will take place in Fall 2023 (August – October; October - December). Exhibition Proposals may be solo, group, or a curatorial proposal. A total budget of up to $2,000 per exhibition is offered to cover travel and accommodation reimbursement, visitor's fee, and/or other expenses, subject to budget approval.

Proposals will be accepted through March 10, 2023, and works in all media will be considered. Notification of acceptance will be provided by April 15, 2024

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