Art and Cultural Exhibit Proposals

Exhibits at the Learning Centre are curated by our Community Engagement Librarian and are open for proposals year-round. Approved exhibits are generally on display for one to two months and will be booked for the entire exhibition space (eight free-standing display cases). For photo reference, please visit the Learning Centre’s Facebook page.

 

Submission Process

  1. Read and adhere to the Exhibit Goals and Criteria.
  2. Submit the Art Exhibit Booking Request a minimum of three months in advance.
  3. Upon approval, sign a completed Exhibit Agreement and send a copy to Community Engagement Librarian Allan Cho or Program Services Assistant Kristen Wong.

The Learning Centre will approve or reject each proposal in a timely manner and contact you with the result.

 

Ready To Submit Your Proposal?

Submit a Proposal

Please note:

  • Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required to submit the form.
  • Your request is not confirmed until you have received an email indicating that your exhibit has been booked (please allow up to 5 days for us to process your request).

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Community Engagement Librarian Allan Cho or Program Services Assistant Kristen Wong.

Policy and Terms and Conditions

Liability

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre does not accept liability for damages, losses, or theft to the materials exhibited. The exhibit space must be left in satisfactory condition. Exhibitors using the art exhibit space must assume liability for damages to the Learning Centre’s property resulting from said usage, as assessed by the Learning Centre.

Exhibitors agree to release the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and its officers, employees, agents and elected officials from and against any and all claims, actions, damage, loss or injury, howsoever or whenever occurring, to works and other property any person at the IKBLC as a result of or in any way connected to the display of the said works.

Set-up and Take-down

Exhibitors must coordinate times for set-up and take-down of exhibit items with our staff.

Storage

Storage for items owned by the exhibitor cannot be provided.

Commercial Sales

Please note that the Learning Centre does not participate in commercial sales. No prices will be displayed with items. With permission we will make the exhibitor’s name and phone number available to the public.

Lead contacts

It is the responsibility of the person who signs the agreement for space use to serve as the authorized representative of the group and to remain as the lead contact on the premises throughout the period for which it is reserved.

Assistance

Please do not solicit assistance from IKBLC building tenants. Direct all inquiries to your designated liaison from Learning Centre program services.

Non-compliance With Our Policy

In order to maintain IKBLC’s art exhibition space, the above terms and conditions apply. Non-compliance with the above policies may result in the denial of future booking requests.
Exhibitors violating the Learning Centre’s policies may…

  • have their bookings privileges suspended.
  • have future booking requests denied.
  • have fines levied on their account/record.
  • have other penalties applied as determined by IKBLC.