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Exhibition: April 19 to May 11, 2024
Vernissage: April 18 at 6 pm
Art Hive with Josepha Dumas: May 11, 10:30 am to 1 pm

Students registered for the winter session at the Centre’s school of art are invited to exhibit their work in an annual exhibition featuring pieces produced in a variety of techniques. This is an opportunity to appreciate the diversity of the Centre’s artistic production.

Please read the instructions based on your department and fill out the form.




Visual Arts Centre teachers from the 2023-24 season are invited to submit proposals for a solo exhibition to be presented in the McClure Gallery window from July 13 to August 11, 2024. Installation dates are July 8-12th. Projects must be conceived for the window space*. The gallery window provides visibility directly onto Victoria Avenue, offering an experience of discovery for passersby on the street.

N.B. The selection committee cannot accommodate projects requiring technical support (e.g. projects using a projector and/or screen monitor), as gallery staff will not be on-site during the exhibition period.

The Centre offers an artist’s fee of $500 (CARFAC A.1.1.1 Single work/Small sites/20% of solo) and will undertake all communications about the exhibition, including on our social media channels and our monthly e-newsletters.

* The dimensions of the window are approximately 240 x 240 cm (8 x 8 ft).

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 8, 2024 at 11:59pm
Late submissions will not be accepted.

Please email your submission to . Submissions must include the following information in a PDF file (5 MB maximum), identified in the following format: LastName_InitialFirstName (ex: Letourneau_F).

Required information:

  • Artist statement (max. 250 words)
  • Title and description of your project (max. 250 words)
  • CV (including email address and phone number)
  • Visual documentation (15 images maximum)
  • Descriptive list of images (title, year, medium/technique, dimensions in centimetres, year)
  • List of technical requirements
  • Project layout (optional). Gallery floor plan here.

For any questions, please contact Barbara at

Click here for images from the 2023 vitrine project 



Deadline: October 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

The McClure Gallery is currently accepting submissions for its 2024-2025 exhibition programme. Contemporary artists of all media and curators with an exhibition proposal are invited to apply.

General Information:

  • Artists who have exhibited in a solo exhibition in the gallery within the last five years should wait before submitting an exhibition proposal.
  • The gallery may not be able to support certain new media artworks due to limited equipment.
  • In keeping with its mandate, the McClure Gallery prioritizes submissions from contemporary artists living in the province of Quebec, but does not exclude artists from other provinces or countries.
  • The gallery has two adjoining exhibition spaces; selected proposals will be presented in one or both of these.
  • McClure Gallery is an integral part of the Visual Arts Centre and seeks projects that are in line with its mandate. Proposals should include why you want to show your work here specifically, and may include a proposed plan for the space (optional).
  • A floor plan of the gallery is available on our website: Link to Gallery floor plan
  • McClure Gallery pays artist fees based on the CARFAC fee schedule.
  • Exhibition proposals are reviewed by a committee of peers which is renewed every year.
  • Artists will be informed by email of the selection committee’s decisions within 3 months.

Submission guidelines:

Please ensure that your full name appears on each page of your documents. Incomplete submissions will not be presented to the selection committee.

Submissions must include:

  • 10 to 20 digital images (.JPG, max 1.5 MB each) and/or links to video excerpts (8 minutes max) of recent work. N.B. Do not submit your images within a PDF document. Proposals submitted as a single PDF document will not be evaluated by the committee.
  • Completed online submission form. Click here to access the form.
  • 3 separate .PDF files:
    • a list of your images, in the following format: artist’s name, title of artwork, year completed, medium, dimensions in cm . Do not include thumbnail images in your list of works.
    • a curriculum vitae including your email, telephone number, and postal address (max. 3 pages)
    • a short text about your art practice and description of your proposed project.

Submissions must be sent via WeTransfer. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For instructions on how to use WeTransfer, please visit Please submit your files in one transfer via WeTransfer to


All files must be named in the following format:

JPG image files:

01InitialsYearTitle.jpg (image number, applicant’s initials, year artwork completed, title of the artwork).

PDF files:

  • lastname_list.pdf
  • lastname_cv.pdf
  • lastname_project.pdf


If you have any questions, please contact us at McClure Gallery: or by phone at (514) 488-9558 x226.

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