Participate in our upcoming group exhibitions


Open calls for entry are listed here when available. Please follow our event calendar to see a full list of programs, announcements and special events.

Art book by Alicia Bailey

Movable Medley

September 30-November 7 | Call for entry for hand-crafted, crowd sourced or SPOD book-works that include movable components beyond opening the cover or turning the pages. Curated by Abecedarian Artists’ Books

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A small rectangular box wrapped in brown paper with a snowflake pattern and with a bow tied around it, against a background of pine branches.

Give A Little Art

SUBMISSION DUE OCTOBER 25 | Call for entry! Submit a small artwork to be part of our Give A Little Art exhibition – just in time for the holiday gift-giving season!

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Black and white photo of a clock with extreme shadows.

Keeping Time

SUBMISSIONS DUE DECEMBER 30 | Call for entry! Members are invited to create artworks that examine the unreliable lenses through which we view the past.

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You must be an active ASLD member to participate in our Open Call exhibitions. Not a member? Login online to join or renew, or view our different membership levels and learn more about the benefits of membership.


The following guidelines are general requirements for our calls for entry to exhibitions scheduled to display in our main building. Please review details for specific open calls to learn more information about the topic or special guidelines for each exhibition.

  • Each artist is allowed one submission per exhibition.
  • Artwork MUST be ready-to-hang/install.
  • Two-dimensional work requires a picture wire.
  • Please include your full name, title, date, medium, and dimensions (optional) on the back of your work.


Wired pieces only. NO saw-tooth hangers. NO plastic frames. Black or neutral toned frames only. Framed works that do not meet specifications will be excluded at the discretion of ASLD and/or exhibition curator.


Drop off your artwork* at ASLD’s main office during the drop-off dates/times listed for the exhibition. Due to limited space, we will accept the first 35–40 two-dimensional pieces as well as 10–15 three-dimensional pieces (size dependent). Artworks which fit the theme and requirements of the exhibit will be accepted.

* Recommended – Wrap submitted work in paper or bubble-wrap. Please note that wrapping will not be returned.


Each artist must complete the Entry and Label forms at ASLD’s main office during drop off. Artwork submitted for Open Call exhibitions can be available for sale at the discretion of the artist with ASLD retaining a 40% commission on sales.


Visit our EXHIBITION SCHEDULE to learn more about current and upcoming exhibitions. Please send an email to or call 303-778-6990 ext. 0 to talk to our staff.