East Coast Open 2023 / Information

Updated May 2023

Submissions for the East Coast Open are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has submitted work for this year’s exhibition. 

If you have submitted work and need a reminder of key dates for selection, the exhibition and collecting work, please go to ‘Summary of Key Dates’ below. 

The East Coast Open is a celebration of creative talent by artists living and working in North Yorkshire. The exhibition will run from Saturday 13 May – Sunday 3 September at Scarborough Art Gallery. For more information, including how to plan your visit to the Gallery, please go to this page: https://scarboroughmuseumsandgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/event/east-coast-open/ 

Summary of key dates

17 – 21 April Email submissions for large entries only
2 – 5 May Submissions of work to Scarborough Art Gallery (10am – 4pm)
From Monday 8 May Selections made
From Tuesday 9 May Notification of acceptance via email
9, 10 and 11 May Collection of non-selected work
Friday 12 May Previews. 12.30 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm. Due to limited Gallery numbers please state when submitting your works which you will be attending.
Saturday 13 May – Sunday 3 September Exhibition (selected works must be on display for the whole of the period)
5 – 10 September Exhibited work to be collected by artists or purchasers (10am – 4pm)