Anniversary Show

The Anniversary Show is an annual jurried and judged exhibition. Forms become available online the second week of January of the first of each year.  Forms are mailed out to artists that we have adresses for on file.  If you would like your contact information to be added to our list please email


Final deadline for work to be entered into the exhibit are always the 3rd Saturday in February.


Below you will find information that is on our entry forms. If you have missed this years Anniversary show, please put us on your calendar for next year!



1 Entry   $20.00   *   2 Entries   $25.00    *   3 Entries   $30.00


The Anniversary Show is open to all visual artists. All entries submitted must be in good taste and the ORIGINAL work of the artist.  Works must have been completed within the past three years.  Any unoriginal, or work previously shown in this competition will not be considered. (if you worry that your work may not be considered “original” please contact us through email for specifics)


Oil & Acrylic
Watercolor & Gouache
Pastel, Pen & Ink, Charcoal, Pencil
Mixed Media, Collage, Fiber Art, Stained Glass and other unusual work
Photography (digital or altered photos must be identified)


Two-dimension works must be suitably framed.  Unframed paintings will be accepted, as long as the canvas is neatly wrapped and secured on the backside of the stretcher bars.  Canvas edges must be painted or completed in such a manner as to be considered a finished work.  Wire must be attached for hanging.  Size must not exceed 48” X 60”


(including frame). Three-dimensional works must not exceed 75 lbs.

We Do Not Accept: No way to hang, any double saw tooth or double hole, taped, glued,  

stapled wire or string. ABSOLUTELY NO EASLE BACKS WILL BE ACCEPTED! Artwork that does not meet the requirements within this prospectus will not be accepted.


Selections will be made from photos or original works of art.  Three (3) entries per artist are allowed.

Please mark each photo or physical art piece with artist’s name, title of work, dimensions or weight, and medium.

 Please note: Acceptance of artwork based on photos does not guarantee   inclusion in the exhibition. The jury reserves the right to make the final selection when viewing actual work.    Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of “Jury Notification” and photos you wish to have returned.

Accepted works must be identified with the artist’s name, address, phone number, title of work, medium and selling price (or NFS with insurance value). Please  attach  this  information  to  the  back of each work of art. (Also if you bring work in boxes or containers, please make sure that all containers are very clearly marked with your name, phone, and title/titles of pieces)


Artists are responsible for transit and insurance costs of artwork being transported to and from CAC. If you wish your work to be shipped back to you, this must be discussed with CAC staff a week prior to end of exhibit and amount for shipping must be prepaid by artist.  (Please note: it will cost more for CAC to return artwork via USPS to a residential address than it will cost you to ship it to CAC’s business address.  Confer with your UPS shipping agency.) If shipping has not been pre-discussed with CAC staff, then all entered works must be picked up within 2 weeks after CAC show by artist (May 30th). CAC is not liable for any artwork left by artist at facility after that date.  

Carnegie Arts Center insures artwork during exhibition in the gallery. In case of damage, theft or other destruction to the artist’s work in which the artist is to be  paid  or  reimbursed,  the  artist  will  receive  65%  of the selling price  listed on entry form.


Sale of artwork is encouraged. Carnegie Arts Center retains 35% commission on all sales directly related to the show.  The price indicated on the Entry Form will be the price from which the commission will be deducted. (Please contact gallery by phone if you would find it acceptable to receive payments for the purchase of your work.)

Accepted works may not be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition.


Gallery Hours

Tuesday Through Saturday

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays & Mondays





Wheelchair Accessible







Contact Us

Carnegie Arts Center

204 W 4th St

Alliance  NE  69301

Phone/Fax  308-762-4571


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