Rutland Open exhibition poster

Call for Entries

An exhibition at Rutland County Museum, Oakham of artwork by artists based in Rutland and surrounding counties from 27 August - 1 October 2022

How to apply - Download the application form from

Submit your work - Submissions to be delivered in person on Saturday 20th August 2022 between 10am – 3.30pm. 

Cost - A fee of £5 for one entry, £10 for two entries or £15 for three entries is charged and must be paid at the time of submission by cash or cheques made payable to ‘Arts for Rutland’.  The entry fee is non-refundable.  Card payment is not accepted.

Eligibility -Artists and Designer-makers: painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography (including digital), ceramic, glass, textiles and jewellery. From Rutland, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire.  Please refer to terms and conditions on the exhibition Application Form

Selection on Tuesday 23rd August 2022
By a panel of Judges - the selection panel’s decision is final, as is the placing of work.

Exhibition Dates - The exhibition will take place between Saturday 27th August 2022 and Saturday 1st October April 2022 at Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HW.  The exhibition is organised by a sub-group of Arts for Rutland.

Private ViewFriday 26th August 2022 from 6pm-8pm.

Sales and commission - All work entered must be for sale.  Sales are handled by the museum staff. Work sold is to be collected at the end of the Exhibition. The museum will take 20% commission on any work sold during the exhibition. More information on the application form.