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Hire our gallery

Citizens Art London Gallery
Blue House Yard

Our first, small but mighty, gallery space opened on 1st September with our inaugural exhibition on the theme of New Beginnings, and it was a wonderful event - check out the images from our PV, below - and huge thanks to photographer Venetia Jollands for capturing the evening.

 

We now have several exhibition bookings throughout autumn 2022 (as well as more curated exhibitions for artists and photographers to submit their work - click here for details), and we welcome further applications from artists, photographers and curators for solo or group exhibitions.

 

Key information about our gallery space:

  • 8.1 x 2.5 metres of wall-space for use by hirers

  • Prominent location within this hugely popular community hub - surrounded by independent makers

  • Excellent fully-glazed frontage, prominently visible from Station Road and located very close to Wood Green tube station (Piccadilly line)

  • LED track lighting throughout

  • UV vinyl protective glass to protect artworks on display within frontage

  • Eaves height of 4+ metres

  • On-site bar to cater for private views, launch, closure and other ancillary exhibitions events

  • Use of the popular yard area to hold talks, workshops or potentially install public art (subject to consents)

  • Available to hire for a minimum of one week, and to a maximum of three weeks

  • Available for solo shows or groups

FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AVAILABLE HERE

How much?

The hire fee for the gallery is £290 for the first week, and £160 per week thereafter (to a maximum of three weeks). A commission of 10% is payable on all sales during the hire period, and we provide a payment system for hirers to use.

Because Blue House Yard is a "meanwhile use" scheme with affordable rents, we are able to pass that benefit onto hirers of the space and offer highly competitive rates.

Along with hire of the space itself, we will support artists and partners as much as we can, including:

  • Supply of staff to assist with invigilation (if required, and subject to £11.05 per hour Real Living Wage payment to staff by hirers)

  • Marketing support will include listing exhibitions on EventBrite, CuratorSpace and ArtRabbit, unless hirer requests otherwise

  • Social media marketing support, including but not limited to:

    • Account takeover of Citizens Art London instagram account

    • Dedicated instagram posts before, during and following your exhibition

Availability

The gallery launched on 1st September 2022 with our debut exhibition (New Beginnings) running for two weeks. 

 

We are now fully booked for 2022, but we are inviting proposals for use of the gallery from mid-February 2023 onwards.

How do I apply?

Read the terms and conditions fully, and then submit your application using the form below. We will come back to you ASAP.

Location

 

New Beginnings - Citizens Art London
New Beginnings - Citizens Art London

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New Beginnings - Citizens Art London
New Beginnings - Citizens Art London

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New Beginnings - Citizens Art London
New Beginnings - Citizens Art London

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New Beginnings - Citizens Art London
New Beginnings - Citizens Art London

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Apply to hire our gallery for your exhibition

Select your gallery hire date below, and indicate how many weeks you'd like to hire the gallery for.

Please note: if your desired dates are unavailable, this will be because an existing booking or other curated exhibition is taking place within the gallery

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Upload three examples of the work that will be exhibited, and please ensure your photos are a good representation of the work as this will be a key factor in approving applications.

 

Your images will also be used to promote you/your work and our events, and by submitting these images you grant consent for Citizens Art London to use them in marketing and promotion.

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Thanks for your application - we'll come back to you as soon as possible.