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Opportunities for Artists


  The Arts Center Gallery 

2020 Application Open: January 15 - May 15, 2019


The Arts Center Gallery presents between 6-7 exhibitions annually, ranging from solo, two-person or small group exhibits to large group or juried exhibitions. As a part of our mission to make the arts accessible to all, admission to all of Saratoga Arts’ galleries is free and open to the public. Our gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm and Saturdays from 11am - 5pm. We are also open on Sundays from 11am - 5pm in July and August.


Artist Participation  |  Step-by-Step

  • Artists interested in having their artworks included in a solo, two-person or small group show in The Arts Center Gallery (excluding the Members' Show or Summer Show) must apply via our annual submission process. 
  • Individuals interested in submitting curatorial proposals for The Arts Center gallery must apply via our annual submission process.
  • All submissions are reviewed by an exhibition review panel, consisting of an independent group of artists, arts administrators and gallery professionals.
  • Artists and curators who submit applications for consideration will be notified of the committee’s decision.


Applicaitons are accepted each year from early February through early May. We invite artists working in any medium and individuals interested in submitting curatorial proposals to apply for consideration by our exhibitions review panel. Artists will be considered for solo, two-person or small group exhibitions in our 2,000 square foot gallery space. Strong preference is given to artworks within a series or concept. Individuals who reside in Saratoga County and the eight surrounding counties are encouraged to apply.

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Questions? Please contact Rebecca Zeh, Exhibitions Coordinator, or 518.584.4132 ext 204



Art in Public Places

The Art in Public Places Program (APP) features monthly or bi-monthly exhibits of member artists' work in various locations around the county.  The goal of the program is to present original artwork in easily accessible spaces throughout the Saratoga Region. Participation in the APP program is a benefit open to all members of Saratoga Arts from emerging artists who might be presenting their first exhibition to veteran artists with experience. 

Art in Public Places Locations
Saratoga Arts - Member’s Hall & Theater Reception Gallery - 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
The Saratoga Springs Train Station - West Avenue, Saratoga Springs
The Saratoga Springs Visitor’s Center - 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
The Saratoga Springs Public Library - 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs
Saratoga's Community Federal Credit Union - 23 Division Street, Saratoga Springs

The Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library - Moe Road, Clifton Park
The Brookside Museum - 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa
Artist Participation  |  Step-by-Step 
  • Participation in our APP program is easy!  All you have to do is become a member of Saratoga Arts!  Click here to become a Saratoga Arts Member.
  • We are now scheudling Art in Public Places for 2018! Contact Rebecca Zeh, Exhibitions Coordinator, at 518-584-4132 to check site availability and schedule an exhibit on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Artists are responsible for installing and de-installing their APP exhibitions and will be issued a contract with specific guidelines for participation. Read the guidelines here.
  • Email Rebecca Zeh, Exhibitions Director, at with your top three choices of month and venue to schedule your 2020 Art in Public Places exhibition today!

Saratoga Arts is always looking for new businesses and organizations interested in becoming a part of our Art in Public Places program.  Businesses and organizations must have a suitable space to present between 10-20 artworks - it could be a hallway or other open area, it must be a public space!  Saratoga Arts will take care of the rest!  We will schedule an artist to install their work for either a monthly exhibition.



120° Intercollegiate Regional

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, Glens Falls NY
February 22 - March 27, 2019


A juried fine art exhibition for students attending an accredited college or university located within 120 miles of Saratoga Springs, Troy, or Glens Falls, NY.
The 120° Intercollegiate Regional is an annual juried art exhibition collaboratively sponsored by LARAC's Lapham Gallery, Saratoga Arts, and The Arts Center of the Capital Region.


Important Dates:

Applicaiton Deadline: Saturday, January 26 | 4pm
Drop off Dates: Friday, February 15 & Saturday, February 16 | 10am-3pm
Exhibition Dates: February 22 - March 27
Opening Reception: Friday, February 22 | 5-8pm

Artists will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 1.

This exhibiiton is hosted by the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council. For questions or more information, please contact:
Phil Casabona, Gallery Curator
518-798-1144 x 2




The Fifth Annual Saratoga Springs Rotary Art Show

March 1-3, 2019 | Saratoga Springs City Center 

  • Original works of art are encouraged, and we ask that you limit the number of reproductions you exhibit
  • When submitting your application, please submit a photo of your work and/or booth.
  • Each 7/8/10 x 10 foot curtained booth is provided by Rotary; however, we cannot provide furniture or hanging surfaces; that will be the artist/vendor’s responsibility.
  • Artist/vendor must be present or have a representative (or neighbor) present at the booth throughout the show. The Rotary Club takes no responsibility for an unmanned booth.
  • Artist booth rental is $200 for a 10 x 10 ($210 if payment is received after January 2, 2018). Your booth reservation is not confirmed until Rotary has received your payment.
  • Smaller Artist booths are available, 7 deep x 10 wide for $140 ($150 if paid after 1/2/18) and 8 deep x 10 wide for $160 ($170 if paid after 1/2/18).
  • Limited space will be available for Wine and Spirit vendors on a first come first serve basis, special pricing does apply.
  • Booth rental fee is for the entire show. Early birds will get the best locations.
  • Artists may team up with other artists to share booth space, but the booth must be registered under one name.
  • All sales are the responsibility of the artist or vendor. Rotary requires no commissions for this show and does not track vendor sales.
  • The Rotary Home and Lifestyle Show and Art Show are major fundraising events for the Saratoga Springs Rotary Club by their volunteers. All proceeds benefit local community organizations, local scholarships and international efforts against poverty and Polio.


For an application please email your response to or for more information on the Rotary Home and Lifestyle Show please visit us at




Summer Community Show | 10 x 10


June 29 - September 7, 2019
Artwork Drop-Off: Monday, June 17th & Tuesday, June 18th | 9am-6pm


View the full submission guidelines and print your artwork labels here!

In July and August, Saratoga Arts presents one of our favorite exhibitions - the 10 x 10 show. Participation in this exhibition is open to everybody; new artists, veteran artists, young and old artists, artists who are showing their work for the first time and artists who have been showing their work for years. Our 10 x 10 exhibition celebrates the community and community arts. All artworks are available for purchase at or around $100.  During the summer, thousands of visitors come to The Arts Center - last year over 100 works sold!


Participation  |  Step-by-Step

  • Participation in our 10 x 10 show is easy!  You do not have to be a member to participate in this exhibition.
  • Works in all mediums are encouraged - the only rule - the work must measure 10" x 10" and be ready to hang!  Artists can submit up to 3 pieces.
  • Deliver your artwork(s) on the drop-off day with the $10 entry fee, and the artwork labels for each piece.
  • View the artwork guidelines and print out your artwork labels here!



Art in the Park


Saturday, September 21, 2019 10am-4pm | Rain Date: Saturday, September 28, 10am-4pm
Historic Congress Park, downtown Saratoga Springs


Art in the Park is a day of fine art in Saratoga Springs' historic downtown Congress Park, curated and presented by Saratoga Arts. Each exhibition features nearly 80 artists from the greater Saratoga and Capital regions, displaying and selling their original two- and three-dimensional creations and personally-designed and crafted functional art in a beautiful park setting. Artists will be on hand to discuss their drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, photography, print-making, and work in other media.  This year's event will include local music, great food, face painting and a Kidz Art Zone!

Are you an artist interested in exhibiting your artwork at Art in the Park? The Art in the Park 2019 Application will become available this spring.




The Annual Members' Show


November 10, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Artwork Drop-Off: Monday, November 5 | 9am-6pm
Artwork Pick-Up: Monday, January 7, 2019 | 9am-6pm


One of our most popular exhibitions of the year: The Annual Members’ Show! Whether a seasoned professional or curious student, all current Saratoga Arts’ members are invited to take part in this wonderful exhibition. Over five thousand people visit the Arts Center Gallery between November and December to enjoy this show highlighting the wealth of artistic talent our region has to offer. Annually, with over 230 artists exhibiting artworks ranging from painting, drawing and printmaking to sculpture, functional fine art and photography, our Annual Members’ show promises to be a real treat! Works in all media are accepted. 

Participation  |  Step-by-Step

  • Become a member of Saratoga Arts - if you are already a member, fantastic! Click here to become a Saratoga Arts Member.
  • Works in all mediums are encouraged. 
  • Bring your work on the drop-off day during the designated times and that is it!  Over 5,000 people visit our gallery during the months of November and December, so if you would like you work seen, this is the show to participate in!
  • There is a $5 day-of entry fee.





The Gallery Shop


The mission of The Art Center Gallery Shop is to provide high quality, hand-made, art and fine craft from member-artists.The Gallery Shop supports community artists and fine crafters through the display of their original works.The Gallery Shop offers pieces of original artistry including handcrafted objects, fine jewelry, accessories, fibers, ceramics, wood, glass, paintings, mixed media and books. Saratoga Arts will select work we think best reflects our marketing and exhibition goals. Saratoga Arts is conveniently located in historic downtown Saratoga Springs at the corner of Broadway and Spring Street with entrances on both streets as well as on Congress Park. Situated adjacent to The Arts Center Gallery, your pieces will be displayed in a venue that exhibits the work of nationally renowned artists and receives 12,000 yearly visitors.


Participation  |  Step-by-Step

  • Participation in our Gallery Shop is easy!  Become a Saratoga Arts member and set up an appointment to see our shop and show Saratoga Arts' staff your work! 
  • Click here to become a Saratoga Arts Member.
  • The Gallery Shop accepts hand-made art and fine crafts from member-artists including: handcrafted objects, fine jewelry, accessories, fibers, ceramics, wood, glass, paintings, mixed media and more.
  •  If you're interested in showing your work in The Gallery Shop, please contact Rebecca Zeh, Exhibitions Director, at 584.4132.


The Arts Center Galleries

Monday through Friday

11am - 5pm

For more information about our Exhibitions program contact:
Rebecca Zeh,
Director of Exhibitions, at or 518.584.4132


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