The Emerson always welcomes artists of all medias to submit exhibit proposals. We are committed to exhibitions that expand our community’s appreciation of contemporary art and address the interests of a diverse audience. We exhibit artwork from recognized and emerging regional and nationally-recognized artists. Our current venues include: the Jessie Wilber Gallery, the Lobby Gallery and the Weaver Room. Please see the Exhibition Proposal Guidelines for submissions and contact us with any questions.


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Please submit all requested materials via email to education@theEmerson.org. For questions, please call 587-9797 (ext 104).


2021 Fall Calls For Art

Christmas Stroll Poster
Submission Deadline: Monday, November 8

The Annual Christmas Stroll is fast approaching and that means it is time for The Annual Poster Contest! Submit your best design showing the holiday spirit in our community for this year’s poster. The winning poster design will join the legacy of beloved Christmas Stroll posters and be used prominantly in this year’s event marketing. Stay tuned for more details on Christmas Stroll. Please click link below for full submission guidelines.

Please submit your your design via email to education@theemerson.org with the subject line 2021 STROLL POSTER SUBMISSION

For questions, please call 587-9797 x 104.

Student Perspective: Reflections on a Global Pandemic
December 2021 – January 2022
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 17
The Emerson believes in the ability of ART to, tell a story, help us reflect, make us feel, to heal, or mark a moment in time. Now in tour third academic year interrupted by COVID 19, this is an invitation for students to share with our community how COVID 19 has impacted them.
We invite students K-12 in southwestern Montana to submit an original works of art in traditional 2-D and 3-D art, digital, written, and performed medias. Works must be completed between March 2020 and the Submission date of November 17, 2021. Submissions should reflect in the student’s own voice how COVID 19 has impacted them, their family, education, or community.
Please click on links to read and download full submission guidelines and submission form.

Please email completed submissions to education@theemerson.org with the subject line 2021 EXHIBIT STUDENT PERSPECTIVES.

For questions, please call 406-587-9797 x 102.