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Autumn Exhibition 2017

The Annual Exhibition will take place at the Column Bakehouse Café, Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard from Tuesday 26th September to Sunday 22nd October.
The times for each day are:

Monday closed
Tues - Weds:  10am – 4:00 pm
Thurs - Sat:  10am – 7:00pm
Sun 10:00am – 4:00 pm

There is parking in the Royal William Yard (get ticket first). Buses 34 and 34A travel to Royal William Yard.

Handing-in Monday 25th September

Handing-in will take place from 09:30 – 12:00 at the exhibition venue.   

Private View Monday 25th September

This will be held between 6 pm and 8 pm in the evening of the hand-in day. Please come along and enjoy the exhibition, all friends and relatives also welcome.

Closing of Exhibition – Monday 23rd October

The exhibition will close at, and the collection of sold and unsold work will take place from 9 am - 12 pm on Monday 23rd Oct.

Sales of work

Sales made during the exhibition will be dealt with by the Café staff, for which the venue will take 20% commission on any sales. Sold pictures will be marked with a red spot. If sold pictures are removed by the buyer before the exhibition end, the exhibition secretary will contact the member for replacement painting.


No stewarding required.

Promoting the exhibition 

The Club is keen to promote this event and a poster to display in your car and also invites for the private Members view will be sent to you by email two weeks before the exhibition.  Downloadable exhibition poster.
Submission Form

Print and fill out the Submission Form

Plymouth Arts Club Exhibition Rules:

1. A fully paid-up member may exhibit up to 7 works for hanging with no limit for browser.   Please note: there is no stewarding so browsers are exhibited at artists own risk.

2. A submission fee of £1.50 per picture (including browsers) is payable at the time of submission.

3. A commission of 20% will be charged on all sales (this goes to the exhibition venue for handling fees).                   

4. All work for hanging must be well framed (box frame canvases acceptable) with screw eyes approximately one third of the way down the back of the frame and with taut string.

Hung Work: Each picture submitted must be entered on the submission form and each picture must have an adhesive label on the back of the picture giving artists name, title of work, and medium.

6. Works for browser: These unframed works should not exceed 20” x 16”. They are to be mounted, covered in film, labelled and priced on the front and labelled on the back giving artists name, title of work, and medium using gummed labels.

7. All hung pictures should remain in place for the duration of the exhibition but may be removed if a sale depends upon it.

8. Whilst every care of work submitted will be taken, the Plymouth Arts Clubs cannot accept responsibility for loss of, or damage to, pictures. Members who wish to insure their works against such risks must make their own private arrangements.

9. For information, Sean James at the Artframe Solution Gallery offers a 10% discount on framing, Rachel Haspray of Homeframe offers 10%, and Sue Salisbury of Plymstock Gallery and Framing offers a 20% discount to PAC members.