EXPLORE OUR Exhibits

UPCOMING

All exhibits at Arts Center East are free and open to the public – donations welcome!

*Wearing a face mask inside Arts Center East is not required but is recommended.
Thank you for helping keep the community safe!

Opens December 10, 2022

Annual Juried Photography Exhibit

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Submission Deadline: January 15, 2023

Annual Fiber Arts Exhibit

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VIRTUAL GALLERY

The Thinning of the Veil

Juried Multimedia Exhibit

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Academic Artists Association

72nd Exhibition of Traditional Realism

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Fiber Arts

Fiber Arts Exhibit

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Gene Pitney Exhibit

Gene Pitney Exhibit

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Still Lifes

Still Lifes & the Legacy of Charles Ethan Porter

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Open & Shut

Open & Shut

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Signature Members Exhibit

4th Annual Signature Artist Members Exhibit

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Student Art Showcase

K-12 Student Art Showcase

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CWA Inc.

CWA National Juried Exhibition

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Ekphrastic Extravaganza

Art & Poetry

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Artist Members Exhibit

11th Annual ACE Artist Members Exhibit

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NEWS

New England Watercolor Society

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UPCOMING Artist Opportunities

  • Juried exhibits are open at artists 18 years of age and older.
  • Each artist may submit up to five (5) pieces.
  • All artwork must NOT have been included in previous ACE juried exhibits.
  • All artwork must be original (no kits).
  • There is a one-time, non-refundable entry fee for submissions: $27 for one (1) piece, $37 for up to three (3) pieces, $47 for up to five (5) pieces.

All accepted art work must be dropped off in person, completed, and wired or otherwise ready to be hung and displayed.

Ace receives a 30% commission on sales for non-Artist Members, and a 20% commission on sales for Artist Members.

Exhibit Dates: December 10, 2022–January 14, 2023
Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 1:00-5:00pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, December 10, 2022, 2:00–4:00pm

Each year, Arts Center East dedicates an exhibit to the art of photography. Open to photographers ages 18 and older who work in digital and film photography. All subjects are welcome, whether nature photography, architecture, close-ups of small details, portraits, etc. This exhibit is to showcase the unique ways photographers view and capture the world around us.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, November 13, 2022
Jury Results: Monday, November 21, 2022
Prizes will be awarded for the top juried pieces.

Accepted Artwork Drop-Off: Friday, December 2, 3:00–6:00pm & Saturday, December 3, 11:00am–2:00pm

Exhibit Dates: February 4–February 25, 2023
Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 1:00–5:00pm

This exhibit is open to all fiber artists, whether you work in felting, quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidery, hat making, textiles, weaving, wearable art, or mixed fiber arts. Fiber Arts have a long tradition not only of utility but of storytelling and personal expression. This exhibit celebrates the hard work and creativity of fiber artists, from quilting and embroidery to dress making and sculpture.

Submission Deadline: Sunday, January 15, 2023
Jury Results: Saturday, January 21, 2023
Prizes will be awarded for the top juried pieces.

Accepted Artists Drop-off: Friday, January 27, 2023, 3:00–6:00pm & Saturday, January 28, 11:00am–2:00pm

Please be advised that Arts Center East retains the right to refuse any work if it is not wired and ready to hang, or if it is inappropriate for the exhibition venue. Work must remain on view for the duration of the exhibition.

Any artwork that is not picked up after 30 days from the exhibition end date will become property of Arts Center East, with the artist relinquishing all rights to said artwork.

FOR MEMBERS

Exhibits at Arts Center East are free and open to the public. We are grateful for the support from our community and visitors.

*Please note: as of September 30, 2021 Arts Center East is requiring all staff, volunteers, instructors, students, and long-term renters to be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of your being in the building. All visitors, staff, and volunteers are required to wear masks when inside the building, regardless of vaccination status.

Thank you for helping keep the community safe!

  • Eureka Gallery/Classroom Rental Rates
    Hourly rental per room: $25.00
    Daily rental per room: $150.00 (6 hour maximum)
  • Eureka Gallery – Rental for Exhibits*
    Weekly rate: $100.00

The lower level/ground floor includes a classroom with a sink and the Eureka Gallery, which is perfect for exhibits, presentations, and performances. Food may be served. No alcohol is permitted.

Artists looking to rent the Eureka Gallery to exhibit their work must provide a brief description of their intended exhibition and images to be reviewed at the time of requesting the gallery space.

Please be advised that Arts Center East retains the right to refuse any work if it is not wired and ready to hang, or if it is inappropriate for the exhibition venue.

*Exhibitor provides food and hosts for the reception and agrees that classes and/or groups or individuals may use the room during the course of the exhibit. Every attempt will be made to protect exhibitor’s work. Exhibit hours will be the same as for upstair gallery exhibits. ACE will attempt to provide volunteer gallery sitters for the Eureka Space. However, volunteer hours, provided by the renter, are encouraged.

  • Main Gallery Rental Rates for Arts Organizations
    Hourly rental: $50.00
    Weekly rental: $300.00 (Prorated fee available after 1 month/30-day rental period)
    Daily rental per room: $300.00 (6 hour maximum)

Ace receives a 30% commission on sales for non-Artist Members, and a 20% commission on sales for Artist Members.

Arts Center East offers well-lit, spacious galleries as well as two multipurpose rooms available for rent for arts related events, presentations, exhibits, and performances.

Easy access off I-84 and ample free parking make ACE the perfect venue for your arts event!