Call for Submissions: 2025 Exhibitions at City of Toronto Cultural Centres & Galleries

Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery

2025 Call for Submissions Highlights

  • Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery – Submission Deadline: May 1, 2024
  • Assembly Hall Gallery – Submission Deadline: June 15, 2024
  • Ascent Gallery at Etobicoke Civic Centre – Submission Deadline: July 15, 2024
  • Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Gallery and Clark Centre for the Arts Gallery – Submission Deadline: September 15, 2024

There is no fee to apply and the galleries take no commission on sales.


Call for Submissions: Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery 2025 Exhibitions

Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery invites visual arts organizations and collectives from across Canada to submit applications to exhibit and sell the works of their selected artist members in 2025. Artists with diverse backgrounds and those who have not exhibited previously at the gallery are encouraged to apply.

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2024

Who can apply?
Art organizations or collectives with a minimum of four participating artists

Fee
$638.45 (HST included) to display works for one month in 2025, on the main floor gallery space at the Etobicoke Civic Centre.

Submission Requirements:

  • Completed application form toronto.ca/ArtistOpportunities
  • 10 to 15 images with a corresponding list of artworks
  • If non-juried, arts group members list

About the Gallery
Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery hosts 10 shows annually providing diverse, accessible, inclusive and professional gallery spaces for early-career and established visual artists/art groups. Wall space is approximately 230 feet and 6 display cases are available for 3D works.

Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery
toronto.ca/ECCArtGallery
Phone: 416-394-8628
Email: eccartgallery@toronto.ca


Assembly Hall Gallery

Call for Submissions: Assembly Hall Gallery 2025 Exhibitions

Assembly Hall Gallery is looking to showcase a wide range of visual art mediums in 2025 including painting, photography, sculpture, mosaic, collage and printmaking. Individual artists and arts organizations are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2024

Who can apply?
Early, mid-career and professional individual artists or collectives

Fee
$395.50 (HST included) to display works for one month in 2025, on the main floor and second floor lobby gallery space at Assembly Hall.

Submission Requirements:

  • Completed application form toronto.ca/ArtistOpportunities
  • 10 to 15 images with a corresponding list of artworks
  • If applying as a group, arts group members list

About the Gallery
The Assembly Hall Gallery is a public art space that hosts 8 art exhibitions each year. With over 25,000 visitors annually, the gallery provides valuable opportunities for the community to enjoy and purchase works by local artists.

Assembly Hall
toronto.ca/AssemblyHall
Phone: 416-338-7255
Email: assembly@toronto.ca


Ascent Gallery in Etobicoke

Call for Submissions: Ascent Gallery 2025 Exhibitions

Ascent Gallery is looking for early-career artists to showcase in 2025. Submissions from individual artists and collectives who identify as IBPOC, disabled persons and 2SLGBTQI+ and artists living and working in Toronto are encouraged.

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2024

Who can apply?
Early-career individual artist and collectives

Fee
$395.50 (HST included) to display works for 10 weeks in 2025, in the basement corridor gallery space at Etobicoke Civic Centre.

Submission Requirements:

  • Completed application form toronto.ca/ArtistOpportunities
  • CV
  • 10 to 15 images with a corresponding list of artworks
  • If applying as a group, arts group members list

About the Gallery
Ascent Gallery hosts 4 shows annually showcasing early-career visual artists/art groups by providing diverse, accessible, inclusive, and professional gallery space. Wall space is approximately 82 feet.

Ascent Gallery
toronto.ca/ECCArtGallery
Phone: 416-394-8628
Email: ascentgallery@toronto.ca


Images (left to right): Cedar Ridge Gallery and Gallery 191 at Clark Centre for the Arts

Call for Submissions: Cedar Ridge Gallery and Clark Centre for the Arts 2025 Exhibitions

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre and Clark Centre for the Arts invite applications from visual artists and crafts people of all abilities working in a variety of media. Individual artists and art organizations are welcome to apply for more than one gallery program.

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2024

Who can apply?
Early, mid-career and professional individual artists or collectives

Fee
Contemporary Exhibitions at Cedar Ridge Gallery: No fee is required to display works for up to one month between January and April 2025 on the main floor gallery space that spans three rooms.

Rental Exhibitions at Cedar Ridge Gallery: $520.00 (HST included) to display works for two weeks between September and December 2025, on the main floor gallery space that spans three rooms.

Gallery 191 at Clark Centre for the Arts: $1040.00 (HST included) to display works for one month in 2025, in all three floors in the Centre.

Submission Requirements:

  • Completed application form toronto.ca/ArtistOpportunities
  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • 10 to 15 images with a corresponding list of artworks
  • If applying as a group, arts group members list

About Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Gallery
Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Gallery hosts short term rotating exhibitions by early-career and established artists, community arts groups and students 10 months of the year. Cedar Ridge welcomes artists of all abilities, individual artists and/or artist collectives. The gallery space features three large rooms on the main floor of a historic mansion and is filled with large windows that provide natural light throughout the day.

Cedar Ridge Creative Centre
toronto.ca/CedarRidge
Phone: 416-396-4026
Email: crcc@toronto.ca

About Clark Centre for the Arts and Gallery 191
Located inside Guild Park and Gardens, the Clark Centre for the Arts is a stunning new cultural facility with specialized art studios and gallery spaces. Gallery 191 spans all three floors in the Centre.

Clark Centre for the Arts
toronto.ca/ClarkCentre
Phone: 416-396-4800
Email: cca@toronto.ca


About City of Toronto’s Cultural Centres & Galleries
Toronto’s Cultural Centres & Galleries is comprised of Assembly Hall, Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Clark Centre for the Arts and Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery and the Ascent Gallery at the Etobicoke Civic Centre, all owned and operated by the City of Toronto. Collectively showcasing works by more than 800 artists in over 40 exhibitions annually.

More information about the City of Toronto’s Cultural Centres & Galleries can be found at toronto.ca/CulturalCentres or by following City of Toronto Culture on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.