Call for Entries

RSA Open Exhibition 2017

Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture

Deadline: 07 June 2017 at 17:00

The RSA Open Exhibition has a long history of celebrating the best of contemporary practice. Drawing from artists across the whole of Scotland and beyond, this exhibition showcases around 400 small and medium sized works (max. 80cm in any direction) selected through open submission, including painting, drawing, sculpture, print, film and photography.
This year the RSA Open Exhibition will be back in the entire RSA Lower Galleries and, following last year's success, will run throughout the world famous Edinburgh Festivals!

All artists will need to register and complete the online application process at
Applications must be completed by Wednesday 7 June 2017 @ 5pm.
Artists may submit up to TWO works no larger than 80 cm in any one direction (outer frame size) in any medium.
A Registration and Handling Fee (inclusive of VAT) is required for each work: Students £6 per work / Artists £10 per work or £18 for two works. In line with other exhibiting societies please note there will also be a £10 administration fee for any works hung in the exhibition payable on Hand In days. Any works not included in the final selection will be refunded this admin fee.

Please visit our website to download REGULATIONS & FAQs -

Online Registration deadline: Wednesday 7 June @ 5pm
Pre-Selection announced: Monday 19 June
Hand-in of works: Friday 7 & Saturday 8 July, 10am – 4.30pm
Final selection announced: Thursday 13 July (pm)
Collect unselected works: Saturday 15, Sunday 16, Monday 17 July, 10am – 4.30pm
Opening Reception: Friday 21 July (invite only)
Exhibition closes: Sunday 1 October
Collect unsold work: Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October, 10am – 4.30pm

Location: All Scotland ,England, Wales, Northern Ireland, International

For further information, please contact (Amy Cameron), or visit

The deadline is Wednesday 07 June 2017 at 17:00.

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