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Jewel Box Gallery

Jewel Box Gallery in Galleria Hall offers selected artists a one-month display space in the Emerson's most active retail zone. This is an excellent opportunity to increase your exposure and connect with devoted art collectors. Individual artists of all media and experience levels are encouraged to apply. Any additional questions or concerns will be addressed upon submission and review of the Inquiry form, posted below.

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Rental Application

Space Details


  • 5 feet x 11.5 feet
  • 58 square feet

Gallery Floor Plan

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Submission Details

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • 2D and 3D artists of all media are welcome to apply.
  • Emerson art studio tenants are not eligible.
  • Selected artists must be present for Art Walks occurring during their exhibition. Art Walks are scheduled every second Friday, May through September, and in December.
  • While priority is given to single artists, groups and collectives are welcome to apply.


  • Submission is free.
  • Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis by the Emerson's Building Committee. Submission does not guarantee acceptance and the committee's decisions are final.
  • Artists who are not selected may reapply one year after the application date. Selected artists may reapply one year after vacating the Jewel Box Gallery.
  • Please note, the Emerson will retain portfolio images by selected artists for promotional purposes.

Submission Requirements:

  • Please submit the following materials to the Director of Operations via email.
  • 5-10 digital images of current work in JPEG or TIFF format with at least 300 dpi.
  • Artist statement or biography.
  • Letter of Intent describing how the space will be used.

Rates & Information:

  • Rental Rates: $125 rent + $125 refundable deposit = $250 for one month
  • Payment and deposit are due 30 days prior to the start of the lease period.
  • The lease period begins on the first business day of the assigned month and ends on the last day of the month.
  • The gallery must be fully repaired and returned to its original state by 5 p.m. on the last day of the assigned month.
  • It is permitted to use the Jewel Box Gallery as a studio and/or exhibition space. However, artists will have minimal facilities due to the lack of running water, ventilation, and high voltage outlets. These resources cannot be sourced regularly from anywhere else in the building.
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