Art Exhibition Policy

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The gallery space contributes to the campus cultural life by offering students a venue for exhibiting their creative work to a wider audience. 

Who may exhibit?

Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate students.

Application and Selection

Security and Liability

  • Bird Library will provide reasonable security for exhibitions.
  • The Libraries accept no responsibility for damage to, or loss of, art pieces at any time while on display or while being transported to or from Bird Library.
  • Contributors/exhibitors must complete an Exhibit Release Form before the display is installed.
  • Syracuse University does not provide insurance for student artwork on exhibition; that is the artist's responsibility.

Set up

  • All artwork must be ready to display (i.e. mounted, framed, etc.).
  • Exhibitors will be responsible for providing ready-to-mount labels and delivering the artwork to and from Bird Library.
  • The exhibitor will be responsible for the hanging and arrangement of all materials in the gallery space.
  • Artwork will be returned only to the lender or duly authorized agent or representative with proper written permission.
  • If help is needed, please contact Ann Skiold.

Announcement and Promotion

The Libraries will promote exhibits via its website, SU News, and other outlets, as appropriate.