The Firehouse Art Center curates twelve unique exhibitions a year mixing solo and group shows. In keeping with our mission, our exhibitions are a diverse blend of traditional and contemporary styles that intersperse the work of local, regional and national artists. Please see below for exhibition opportunities and open call for entries:
As a cornerstone of the Creative District, we exhibit thought provoking work in all mediums, including installation, film and performance art.
The artist agrees to the following terms and conditions for showing at The Firehouse Art Center:
1) To pay $35 entry fee
2) To ship/deliver artwork at artist’s expense
3) To assume full liability for the work displayed at The Firehouse
4) To allow The Firehouse the right to photograph artwork to be used for publicity purposes.
The Firehouse Art Center is Longmont’s leading contemporary art center featuring national, regional, and local artists. Our beautiful National Historic Landmark building features three exhibitions spaces and over 1,300 square feet of space. We focus on accessible contemporary art that engages curiosity and conversation. Admission to the Firehouse is free and serves over 10,000 visitors each year. We were voted the Best Art Gallery in East Boulder County, for 7 years in a row and the Times Call Readers Choice for Best Art Gallery 6 years in a row. Our exhibits are regularly featured in local and regional news outlets including Boulder Weekly, Denver Westword, the Daily Times-Call, the Boulder Daily Camera, and the Longmont Leader.
Our exhibitions committee consists of artists, art administrators, business professionals, curators and art collectors. Preference is given to submissions that are culturally relevant with a unique perspective and the ability to provide a diverse art experience. Cutting edge contemporary work and multi-disciplinary artists are strongly encouraged. Group exhibitions and curatorial proposals are welcomed, as well as solo exhibition proposals from established and emerging artists in all mediums.
The mission of the Firehouse Art Center is to inspire cultural awareness and human connection by providing life enhancing experiences through art exhibitions, art education and cultural events. The Firehouse Art Center is the leading contemporary art space in downtown Longmont. As a cornerstone of the Creative District, we exhibit thought provoking work in all mediums, including installation, film and performance art.
Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Submissions must be made via callforentry.org and applications open July 1, 2022.