2020 New & Emerging Artists Show

This show will be held at the Hayward Library Galleries
Hayward 21st Century Library and Learning Center, Mission and C Street
Galleries Hours are Monday - Wednesday, 11 AM to 8 PM;
Thursday - Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM; Closed Sundays

A new and emerging artist is one who joined HAC within the last year or a brand
member who has not exhibited before. 

Show dates: January 20 to March 14, 2020
Reception: Saturday, February 8, 2 to 4 PM

Drop off your art: Saturday, January 18, 10 AM to noon - NO EXCEPTIONS

Pick up your art: Saturday, March 14, 10 AM to noon - NO EXCEPTIONS


  1. You must RSVP your participation by clicking on the Entry Form link on this page no later than Friday, January 3, 2020.

  2. Two pieces of art per member.  Space is limited to 15 artists, First come, first serve.

  3. Two-dimensional paintings or photographs must be fitted with ‘D’ rings and wire for hanging. No artwork larger than 36 x 36 inches will be accepted. No nudity, religious, or political art. 

  4. Label each piece of art with a receiving slip taped in front with title, media, artist's name, and price. Mark piece NFS if it is not for sale. For printable Receiving Slips, click on the link to the right. They will also be available at the drop off.

  5. Non-Member entry fee:  You must be a member of HAC to exhibit in this show. Individual membership fee is $30 a year, Family membership is $45, Student membership is $15.

  6. Member entry fee:  Entry fee for members is $15 for two pieces of art.

  7. Payment Methods: Online: use the link on this page. Check: mail your check to HAC, PO Box 126, Hayward, CA 94543. Cash: contact the HAC office during office hours. Office is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 AM to 4 PM.

  8. An Artist’s Contract must be completed and signed at the time you drop off your art. For your convenience, you can download the form using the link on this page, fill it out in advance, and bring it with you at drop off. There will be Entry Forms and Receiving Slips available at the drop off.

Questions?  Please call 510-538-2787 or email


Online Registration, Payment, and 
Show Documents

Members pay show fee online

To join HAC and pay show fee

Online Membership Application

Entry Form for the show

For the Artist Contract

For printable Receiving Slips