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Curator's Application for Exhibition Proposals

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Please print clearly and attach additional typed pages as needed.


Name of Curator____________________________________________________________________




City, State, Zip_____________________________________________________________________


Country, Phone_____________________________________________________________________




Artist(s) Proposed for Exhibit__________________________________________________________


Title of Proposed Exhibit_____________________________________________________________




Please Include the following information. Incomplete applications are not reviewed.


1. Curator’s Statement of Concept:


This statement should begin with a one-paragraph summary of the curatorial intention, followed by a more detailed statement of concept. Where possible, include the approximate number and dimensions of wall pieces, installations or free-standing sculptures to be included in the exhibit.


2. Resumes and References:


Include a resume, biography and statement for yourself and each participating artist. Also include supportive documentation, such as: catalogs, press releases and former reviews.


3. Digital Images on CD’s or USB Flash Memory Drive:


Digital images should be formatted as high resolution jpegs at 2000 pixels long on the shortest side.

A maximum of 40 images per proposal will be accepted and reviewed. Please submit images on a CD or USB flash drive labeled with the curator's name (your name), the date, and exhibition title. Images should be labeled with the image number first, 01, 02, . . 40, followed by the artist’s last name and title of the work.

For example: 01_ Smith_BlueTree.jpg

The image files on your CD or USB flash drive should correlate exactly with a hard-copy image list.


4. Hard-copy Image List:


Please use the Image List Form available here, or submit your own hard-copy Image List organized by image number that includes the following information for each work:


  • Image Number

  • Artist’s Name

  • Title of work

  • Year

  • Medium

  • Dimensions

  • Insurance Value


5. Educational Component:


Propose an educational component related to the exhibition concept. The proposal may include, but is not limited to: a class, demonstration, artist(s) talk, panel discussion or performance.


Please include all requested application items and hand submit or mail to:

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Attn: Exhibition Proposals

P.O. Box 2034

Dennis, MA 02638


The Cape Cod Museum of Art will be responsible for:


  • insurance of work on-site during the run of the exhibition

  • marketing and public relations support

  • exhibition installation

  • limited printing services for exhibition documentation provided to the public

  • hosting a reception


The Cape Cod Museum of Art does not provide (or pay for):


  • transportation of artwork to or from the CCMoA

  • funding a catalog or curatorial fees

  • transportation or accommodations for artists

  • complex installation construction assistance


After the review process, a representative of the Cape Cod Museum of Art may request a meeting to determine and finalize your proposed exhibition. At their discretion, the CCMoA staff retains the right to select works that correlate with the museum's mission and audience.

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