Call for Entry:

Square One

Works in this juried exhibit are to be the artist’s interpretation of the theme “Square One”. Consider the use of the square, the numeral one (1), the concept associated with the phrase – or a new interpretation. Creative thinking (outside the “box”) is encouraged!

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If you are submitting by email please you the below button to pay the entry fee.

$20 for members

$35 for Non-members

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Call for artist for the G.B. Stuart Gallery

Our gallery can be your gallery!  CALC will hold a jury session to fill up to 10 exhibit slots for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Exhibits may be solo or combine 2 or 3 artists at CALC's discretion.  Groups are also encouraged to submit.  Jury sessions also help CALC recruit artists for the second floor gallery schedule, although not all second floor shows are juried. To be considered, follow the guidelines included.  We ask that the art submitted for consideration be completed in the past 2 years and require 2 years between gallery exhibits.  Exhibited work must be similar in scope, media, and style to the works presented for jury. Deadlne for submissions is November 30th.

Click here to download guidelines.  Click here for application.

If you are applying by email please pay your Jurying fee here.

$25 members/$35 non-members

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CALC Members’ Sales Gallery

Shop local and support your local artists! CALC’s Member Sales Gallery is open 12 months a year and features an everchanging variety of photography, fine art, plein air and local scenes, jewelry and ceramics reflecting the talent of our community.

All current members are welcome to show and sell their work through the Gallery at CALC. Exhibit opportunities are available 12 months a year, including the Members’ Show in February and the Art for the Holidays exhibit in November and December. Members can contact Gallery Coordinator Cathy Stone for more information.

The Upper Gallery at CALC (second floor) is available for private exhibits and special events.  CALC welcomes ideas for special hangings and shows on an ongoing basis.
Main exhibits in the first floor, G.B. Stuart Gallery, are juried one to two years in advance.  CALC accepts and reviews applications bi-annually.  A jury form will be available from this site soon. If you would like to be notified when it is posted to the site, please contact us.

Art TeacherS

Are you interested in teaching children or adult classes at Carlisle Arts Learning Center. CALC is always looking for talented, energetic, flexible teachers with creative and fun ideas! Call Maureen Madio at 249-6973

Off-Site exhibit opportunities


158 W. High Street

The Bosler Library’s recent renovation included an exhibition space where CALC exhibits group shows of its members. Every two months a new theme is presented. Contact CALC for more information on dates and themes.

Guidelines for exhibiting at Bosler Library:

1. Membership of CALC required.
2. Sign-up is on first-come, first-serve basis for 25 show slots. To sign up contact Erma or Leon Yost at  or call 201-401-8385 (Erma’s cell).
3. Only two-dimensional work is accepted. It must be suitably matted and framed (wrapped canvas also acceptable) with an attached wire for hanging. Please no clip hooks.
4. Sales and sales tax will be handled by CALC, which retains 35% commission.

ANDALUSIA RESTAURANT, 26 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle
12-15 works; 2-3 month rotation; large, colorful works show best.
To participate, contact CALC.


CARLISLE BOROUGH HALL, 53 W. South Street, Carlisle, PA
Eight to twelve 2-D pieces hang in rear of public meeting room. Rotation 2-3 months.
To participate, contact CALC.


CASTLERIGG WINE SHOP, 110 S. Hanover Street
Rotation: 3 months, 8-10 Pieces
To participate, contact CALC.


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 212 N. Hanover Street
Rotation: 3 months
Carlisle and Cumberland County themes appreciated.  10 pieces.
To participate, contact CALC.


Rotation: Monthly
Exhibit size: approximately 8 framed 2D work
Restrictions: no nudes
To participate, contact CALC.


Add 6-8 pieces depending on size.
To participate, contact CALC.


MURATA BUSINESS CENTER, 453 Lincoln Street, hours 9-5
This is a really bright and large place to hang a body of work.
Rotation: 3 months
Details: Main hallway, about 10 pieces, large is best. Conference Room, 3 pieces that work well together, large is best. 
To participate, contact CALC.