Merced Multicultural Arts Center galleries work
on an 18 - 24 month calendar. Our current calendar
will end in July of 2014. With a new calendar of
exhibits announced in early May 2014. MMAC galleries
are always accepting entries. Entries are reviewed
once a year.
Exhibitions at the MMAC
Merced Multicultural Arts Center Galleries are a
contemporary visual arts space located in downtown
Merced, California. This 28,000 sq.’ interdisciplinary
fine arts and education facility also houses the
offices of the Merced County Arts Council, a non
profit 501c3 organization established in 1978 and
relocated into its brand new facility in 1996 through
a private/public partnership with the City of Merced.
The Exhibitions Program provides professional exhibition
opportunities in the heart of the Central Valley.
Merced Multicultural Arts Center Galleries seek
exhibition and diverse programming proposals from
artists, curators, and collection lenders.
Merced County Arts Council seeks artists primarily
from California and will give priority to work that
reflects the issues and lifestyle of the myriad
cultures represented in Merced County. We encourage
exhibits that lend to opportunities for community
engagement or educational components for K12 schools.
The Arts Council may design activities such as discussion
groups about the issue or a lecture about the technique
and strongly encourage the artists to participate.
are open to all media including installation, new
media, and performance art. Work must have been
completed in the past three years unless part of
a thematic grouping or retrospectives. Artists may
also submit proposals for new works, providing samples
of work representative for review.
CONSIDERATION, PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:
10-15 jpeg images on PC / Mac compatible cd-rom/dvd.
Do not send slides or original works. Provide a
corresponding image list (hard copy) that includes
title, media, date of creation and size of each
work. Artists working in non-traditional formats
may opt to submit a PC / Mac compatible cd-rom/dvd
or website link. All other submission options contact
MCAC for additional details.
Professional Resume including Exhibition Record
Exhibition Concept/Statement of Intent
Date Restrictions—Please remember exhibitions
may be scheduled up to 18 months in advance.
S.A.S.E. for return of materials. Failure to provide
will result in the disposal of materials at the
Gallery’s discretion post-review.
$15 Entry fee.
EXHIBITION/PROGRAMMING PROPOSALS TO:
Merced Multicultural Arts Center
645 W. Main Street Merced, CA 95340
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FOR EXHIBITING ARTISTS
following PDF downloads are for artists showing
in our galleries.