THE CHAIR (open call)

Hammond Regional Arts Center presents The Chair.

Do you own a chair that deserves the spotlight for its color, design, or history? Share it with us! The HRAC is accepting FUN, FUNKY, and FUNCTIONAL chairs from any design period to put on display in the main gallery. Items will be on display in May 2020.

Please send to HRAC via email a photo with approximate dimensions and weight, and short description or story about the chair. The title of the email should be THE CHAIR. All entries will be selected on Wednesday, March 25. Selected entries must be delivered to HRAC on Monday, April 27, or Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

For full terms and conditions, please download The Chair Prospectus.


Hammond Art Guild 58th Annual Exhibition

The Hammond Art Guild is celebrating 58 years! Online registration is currently open at Entries into four categories will be limited to 130 entries, so register early to guarantee your placement in the show.

Registration ends Mar 22.


For full terms and conditions, please download the show prospectus.


HRAC Artist Calls

HRAC is accepting proposals for gallery exhibits in our main gallery for the 2021-2022 calendar year. Exhibits typically run for one month with an opening reception on the first Friday of the month and close on the last Friday of the month. 

Artists, collaborators, and curators interested in exhibiting at Hammond Regional Arts Center should email a detailed proposal outlining their intended project to Proposals must include a CV or resume, artist statement, and a brief bio for all artists and curators participating in the proposed exhibit. Proposals must be accompanied by 20 digital images, 5 of which must be works to be included in the exhibit or representative of works in progress. Be sure to include your contact information as well as the title, medium, year, dimensions and value for the images you submit. Image files should be in .jpeg format with the title of work as the file name. Download our exhibition agreement to see the full terms and conditions.

Artists submitting proposals are responsible for getting their work to and from the Arts Center as well as hanging and taking down their own shows.


Mezzanine Gallery Artist Calls

The Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) is expanding their connection to the visual arts community with the introduction of the Mezzanine Gallery. The Mezzanine Gallery will serve as an exhibition space for budding artists who are seeking ways to launch a professional career within the art world.


The Hammond Regional Arts Center invites passionate artists aged 18+ to apply to showcase their work in the Mezzanine Gallery space. Interested artists must be members of the Hammond Regional Arts Center.


If interested, artists must fill out a formal proposal with a minimum of 5 images of work (in PDF format), along with an artist statement. All of which should be emailed to the Mezzanine Gallery Coordinator Jose Canales at Once submitted, artist portfolios/proposals will be reviewed by the Hammond Regional Art Center’s Gallery Committee.

Deadlines/Important Dates

Deadlines for submissions are the 15th of each month. The Gallery Committee meets on the 3rd week of the month. Once a decision has been made, selected artists will then be notified by the Mezzanine Gallery Coordinator by the last day of that month. Download our Exhibition Prospectus to see the full terms and conditions.