Community Art Show

Call for Submissions

Submission Drop-off Period: August 21 to September 2, 2023
Exhibition Dates: September 21 to December 23, 202
Artwork Pick-up: January 8 to January 13, 2024

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is seeking creative pieces to display in our community art show from September 21, 2023, to December 23, 2023.

There is no specification on what can be submitted and no age requirement! We want to see and show what you have created! All members of the Chilliwack Community are welcome to submit their pieces. Work must be submitted to the Chilliwack Museum by September 2, 2023.

The exhibition will open on September 21, 2023, in support of Culture Days. Culture Days is an annual national celebration of arts, culture, and creativity.

If you would like to showcase artwork in the upcoming exhibition, please bring completed Submission and Media Release Forms (available in-person at the Chilliwack Museum or at the link below) and accompanying artworks to the Chilliwack Museum between August 21 and September 2, 2023. Submissions will not be accepted outside of these dates.

Submissions must meet the following requirements:

  • Submissions are limited to three artworks per artist, however, the number of pieces displayed will be dependent on total submissions and display space.
  • Wall-mounted artworks (photographs, drawings, canvases, etc.) must be submitted with a proper hanging mechanism; with ā€œDā€ hooks and a picture wire.
  • All submissions must be labeled legibly with the full name of the artist and the title of the artwork.
  • Submissions are limited to 60 cm x 60 cm. Oversized submissions will be considered on a case-by-case basis and are dependent on available space.
  • Submissions may be of any medium including, but not limited to collage, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, etc.

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives reserves the right to refuse pieces based on size, medium, and content. Pieces that are not chosen for display must be picked up immediately.

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is not responsible for storing packing materials and storage containers. These materials must be picked up prior to the exhibition opening on September 23, 2023. Any materials left at the museum following this date will be disposed of.

For questions, please contact Kate, Curator, at: or 604-795-5210 ext. 105.