Woodcut print of a winter wave in North Devon by artist Merlyn Chesterman submitted to the annual open exhibition hosted by the Friends of the Burton at Bideford Art Gallery and Museum

24 February – 7 April 2024

Annual Open Exhibition

Supported by the Friends of the Burton

Open daily | Free entry

Image: A Winter Wave © Merlyn Chesterman

This popular annual open-submission exhibition is open to local artists – both amateur and professional. The Friends Annual Open is a highlight of the North Devon arts calendar where work by some of the area’s most established artists appears alongside the up and coming. There are limited restrictions in terms of content or medium, and the show as always will bring together an eclectic and visually striking mix of over 200 artworks.*

If you would like a chance to contribute and see your work hung in the gallery, please download the terms and conditions from our website and complete the entry form before bringing your work in on one of the handing-in days listed below.

Handing-in days: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February

Exhibition launch: Friday 23 February, 6-8pm

* The only restriction applies to the submission of digital prints, which are eligible if they demonstrate creative use of digital technology and are not reproduction prints.

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