Manningham Art Gallery: Exhibit in 2025

5 Mar 2024
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Are you an artist looking to show your work in our beautiful exhibition space? Expressions of interest are now open to be part of Manningham Art Gallery’s 2025 exhibition program. Manningham Art Gallery supports exhibitions by emerging and established artists through our annual exhibition program.

The gallery space is well-suited to ambitious solo presentations.

Who can apply?

Arts Manningham celebrates all sections of our community. We aim to be a safe and inclusive space and service.

We welcome and proactively support: 

  • First Nations Peoples
  • multicultural and multi-faith communities
  • people with disability
  • all genders and sexualities
  • people living in Manningham but also from regional and remote locations
  • adults of all ages

Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate consideration and connection to our gallery space and/or the local Manningham area and/or community through their application.

Artists from across Victoria are eligible to apply. Manningham Councillors, council staff and volunteers are ineligible.

We are currently offering only solo exhibitions.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend a 15-minute interview before final decisions are made. 

How much does it cost?

There is no charge to apply or exhibit at Manningham Art Gallery.


What happens next?

Selected applicants will receive the following:

  • six-week exhibition duration with an accompanying $1,500 plus GST artist fee to exhibit
  • a curated exhibition and professional installation support
  • a set of professional photographs documenting the exhibition
  • promotional support through our social media, newsletters and listings in the Art Guide, Art Collector and Arts Hub
  • exhibition signage.


Important dates

Applications open Tuesday 5 March 2024.

Applications close Sunday 21 April 2024.


Discuss your exhibition concept prior to submitting

We highly recommend you visit Manningham Art Gallery and reach out to Manningham Art Gallery’s Art Curator, Lucy Beattie Hughes via email or by calling 9840 9367 to discuss your exhibition concept prior to submitting.

Exhibition guidelines

Read the Exhibition Guidelines before applying.

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Manningham Art Gallery Floorplan

If you have an ambitious or larger exhibition project idea in mind, please reach out to further discuss as additional support may be available for appropriate projects.

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Complete the online application form.

If you need this form in another format or need assistance to fill out this form please contact Manningham Art Gallery’s Art Curator, Lucy Beattie Hughes via email or by calling 9840 9367.

Apply online

Install view, JamFactory ICON Angela Valamanesh: About being here. This is a JamFactory touring exhibition. Photo by Charlie Kinross.