Call for Submissions: 2024 Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition

Weeping Gargoyle, Julie Campagna, DHSE 2018

Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition
Call for Submissions

Exhibition Dates: May 8 – October 24, 2024
Deadline for Submissions: April 1, 2024

Open to all artists within Canada. Sculptures must be original works suitable for outdoor installation. Artworks may be offered for sale.

Five entries will be selected for the exhibition—May 8 to October 24, 2024 in Haliburton, Ontario. An honorarium of $275 will be paid to each participating artist. A $75.00 per diem will be provided (two days for delivery/installation/opening event (accommodation is provided) plus one day for pick up). This is a joint project of the Haliburton Business Improvement Area (BIA) and the Haliburton Sculpture Forest.

Sculpture locations in downtown Haliburton

What is the Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition?

DHSE is a seasonal outdoor exhibition running from the beginning of May to the end of October . Five permanent bases (granite slabs) have been installed on the main street of the Haliburton Village. Sculptures are installed in these select locations. A jury appointed by the Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition will select up to five entries for exhibition.

Open to all artists within Canada. Sculptures must be original works suitable for outdoor installation. Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2024 at 5 p.m.

More about the Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition:

  • The village of Haliburton is centrally located in Ontario. The community’s commitment to art and culture, and its reputation to inspire and engage the public with art, draws thousands of visitors from across Canada, the United States and abroad.
  • Artworks may be offered for sale. DHSE does not take a commission. All inquiries and sales are handled by the artist or their agent.
  • An honorarium of $275 will be paid to each participating artist, along with a per diem for the two days involved in installation and the day for closing.
  • We provide support with the installation and removal of your work.
  • No entry fees.

We look forward to receiving your submission. Please feel free to share this call with anyone within your network who may be interested.

For Guidelines and Application form click here

Contact: Jim Blake, Curator
info@haliburtonsculptureforest.ca