Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition Rules and Information

11th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

On View: Friday, February 4 through Sunday, March 27, 2022
Open daily, from 9 am – 4 pm

New Date!     Closing Reception:
Sunday, March 27, from 2 – 5 pm. All are welcome.

Note: Gallery may occasionally be closed for meetings or programs. Please call ahead to confirm availability if you are driving from a distance: 610-647-8870 x114.

Exhibition Rules

  • This exhibition is open to all. Members as well as non-members are encouraged to participate.
  • All photographs MUST have been taken at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, preferably within the past few years.
  • Photographs may be any subject matter (flowers, trees, autumn, leaves, insects, birds, landscapes, etc.).
  • All styles will be accepted and will be assigned to one of two categories – Macro and Landscape.

To Enter

  • All photography must be matted, framed, wired with d-rings, and ready to hang in a presentation that conveys professionalism. Neutral mats and dark (black or brown) frames are strongly encouraged. Submissions may be any size.
  • Submissions MUST be delivered to Jenkins during one of the following days:
    • Saturday, January 29 between 9 am and 12 noon
    • Monday, January 31 between 11 am and 2 pm
  • Please attach an entry card to the back of each framed submission. Click here for entry card.
  • Submissions limited to 5 per artist.
  • This is a juried show. Entry does not guarantee that your piece will be hung in the show.

Entry Fee

  • Members: $10 for the first submission and $5 for each additional submission.
  • Non-members: $20 for the first submission and $10 for each additional submission.

Sales

  • Photographers may choose to make their work available for purchase. Photography may also be listed as NFS (not for sale).
  • All sales will be handled by Jenkins; the artist will receive 70% of the sale and Jenkins will retain a 30% commission at the conclusion of the exhibition.
  • Photographs that are sold must remain on display until the conclusion of the exhibition. Unsold work must be picked up on Monday, March 28, 2022.

Awards/Recognition

  • Jurors will select a first, second, and third place in each category and monetary awards will be given for each. The amount of these awards is $100 for first, $75 for second, and $50 for third place.
  • In addition to the recognition and monetary award, the winners of each category will be invited to share a few remarks at the closing reception along with the Jurors.

    Questions? Contact us at arts@jenkinsarboretum.org