Now Accepting Submissions for the Fall Exhibition

Gift Shop and Gallery

Special Exhibitions

Are you looking to show your work, or that of a group, for a short period of time in a gallery? We now accept bookings for private, two week special exhibitions in our Drawing Room, with the Vernissage taking place on the first Saturday of the exhibition. For more information or to reserve your own exhibition, contact events@thearthousecafe.ca.

Seasonal Exhibitions and Gift Shop

The Art House Café is looking to showcase and sell works from a variety of artists, makers, crafters and artisans on our walls and in our Gift Shop! We are interested in presenting a diverse collection of quality pieces, ranging in styles and mediums, as well as in size and price point.

Types of items sold on our walls and in the Gift Shop include:

  • Paintings, drawings, sculptures
  • Prints and posters
  • T-Shirts and other apparel (scarves, sweaters, socks...)
  • Books and magazines
  • Pottery, ceramics and glass items and art
  • Jewelry, clips and buttons
  • Stickers and patches
  • Hand-made Bath & Body products
  • and more... show us what you've got!

Please redirect any inquiries about the sale of food goods to cafe@thearthousecafe.ca.

Submission Guidelines

The Art House Café accepts new art for seasonal group exhibitions every three months, choosing pieces through a juried process, taking into consideration the space available, accordance with other pieces, and colours or themes, when applicable.

Any piece or item intended for display on a wall MUST be dropped off at the Art House Café in a ready-to-hang state (proper attachments or mounting at the back such as eyelets and wire must be included). Failure to to bring the piece in a ready-to-hang state may result in the dismissal of the accepted piece, or the artist may have the option to pay a hanging fee.

The Art House Café has the right to refuse any accepted piece(s) or item(s) upon delivery for reasons including, but not limited to, damage suffered by the item.

Applicants whose submissions have been selected to feature in an Exhibition will be contacted at least 5 days prior to the Exhibition. Due to the high number of submissions, we unfortunately can only contact applicants whose submissions have been accepted. Submissions can be considered and accepted for sale in the Gift Shop at any time.

Pieces and items are to be dropped off at The Art House Café anytime during regular business hours before the final day of the preceding Exhibition.

Accepted pieces and items will remain at The Art House Café until the end of the agreed upon Exhibition period, excepting in the case of extenuating circumstances.

Pieces and items requiring pickup must be picked up from The Art House Café by the artist or their established representatives up to 14 days after the end of the relevant exhibition period. The Art House Café reserves the right to auction any piece that was not picked up in this time and will give the artist 50% of the proceeds received. Exceptions must be established in writing in advance.

For more details including payment information, please see our Submission Form.

The Submission Period has ended. The next Submission Period will take place November 1st, until November 15th

DROP-OFF WINDOW Accepted pieces for the Fall 2017 session can be dropped off during our regular business hours starting August 25th, and before 10:00 PM August 30th, 2017.

The Fall Exhibition will last from September 1st to November 30th.

For all additional information or inquiries,
please contact art@thearthousecafe.ca.