How to exhibit

We are now accepting submissions for our 2016 exhibitions.

Open exhibitions

We stage on average two open exhibitions per year at Orleans House Gallery, Stables Gallery and Riverside Gallery. These exhibitions showcase mixed works in a variety of media and themes. Forthcoming open opportunities are advertised on these pages, as well as in the art press.

Visions of Africa

Exhibition runs from 23 July to 3 September 2016

We are seeking contemporary artwork and craft made by artists of West African origin in a variety of media and styles or artwork created in or inspired by West Africa made by all artists.

  • Submission form(pdf, 198KB)
  • Deadline for submissions: Monday 6 June 2016
  • Submissions should be sent to: Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ

Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press

Exhibition runs from 29 October to 10 December 2016

We are seeking artwork in a range of media inspired by Virginia and Leonard Woolf and The Hogarth Press.

In conjunction with the Richmond Literature Festival, this exhibition will celebrate a century since Virginia and Leonard Woolf began publishing in Richmond. Named after the house they moved to in 1915, they established the Hogarth Press in spring 1917, to self-publish and also to provide an important opportunity for writers and artists to showcase their work uncensored and in small print runs.

Through an exploration of the Hogarth Press, its unique aesthetic and the opportunity it presented for book illustration; contemporary artists will be given the opportunity to respond to Virginia Woolf, the Press and its legacy.

  • Submission form(pdf, 152KB)
  • Deadline for submissions: Monday 12 September 2016
  • Submissions should be sent to: Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ

More information

The gallery programmes exhibitions at least one year in advance. All submissions must be made by post. We offer the gallery spaces free of charge, but exhibiting artists must cover all exhibition, publicity and private view costs.

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Updated: 22 April 2016