Exhibition Hire

Curve Gallery Quay

Hold your own exhibition at Quay Arts

Artists, makers, designers, schools, colleges and collectives can hire The Curve Gallery for an exhibition at Quay Arts.

Benefits of holding your exhibition at Quay Arts include casual gallery invigilation by our volunteer team, a reduced commission rate on sold works, sales processed by our staff, opportunities for late openings to hold talks and private views, and a listing on this website.

We are always looking for fresh, new artists to exhibit in our Cafe Gallery as well! For more information on exhibiting in our Cafe, email Visual Arts Manager, Georgia Newman for more information g.newman@quayarts.org 


The Clayden Gallery (formerly the Learning Curve Gallery), is situated on the first floor at Quay Arts opposite The West Gallery. This fantastic space boasts approx 30sq metres of floor space and approx 17 non-linear metres of wall space.

Ideal for 2D and 3D work, this flexible space welcomes all art forms, from fine art paintings and experimental ceramics to video work and installations to create a balanced programme across the year. Perfect for solo or group shows and those recently graduated to show, sell and experiment in, as well as for schools and community groups to display educational work.

The hire fee is just £100 +VAT per week, with a two-week minimum booking. To apply for an exhibition, please download the application form and email to g.newman@quayarts.org

Quay Arts Clayden Gallery Hire Guidelines and Application Form