The New Haven Pride Center invites individual artists, artist collectives, curators, nonprofit organizations and students to exhibit their work (primarily 2D) in one of our three gallery spaces : The Great Room Gallery at the New Haven Pride Center in New Haven, the Chez Est Gallery at the Chez Est in Hartford, and the HCAI Community Art Space at Health Care Advocates International in Stratford. To apply for the 2021 Exhibition Series, please download the Guidelines, read them and then fill out the application provided below. For more information or with specific questions can be sent to our Curator Patrick J Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Selection Committee, who will make the selections of the 2022 Exhibitions Series, will consist of both members of the Center’s board and the LGBTQ+ arts community. Decisions will be made by December 2021.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 15, 2021
About Our Gallery Spaces
The New Haven Pride Center is proud to exhibit works that reflects and celebrates the rich diversity of New Haven and Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ community. Because the active nature of these spaces, most works must be 2D to be showcased properly.
The Great Room Gallery at the New Haven Pride Center
84 Orange Street, New Haven
The Great Room Gallery is located in the heart of the New Haven Pride Center in Downtown New Haven. The Gallery, which also doubles as the primary area in which the Center’s in-person activities take place, is a rectangular room with (more or less) flat walls. Works will be on display on 2 long walls, with some additional hanging space on a center pillar and a smaller third wall. Exhibitions will be on display on a monthly rotation.
The Chez Est Gallery at the Chez Est
458 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford
The Chez Est Gallery is located at the Chez Est Bar & Restaurant just outside Downtown Hartford. The gallery space at the Chez is located in their main dinning room and VIP area within the larger space of their bar area, opposite of their queer performance stage. The works will be on display in an active community space where folks of all walks of life come to find community and share space together. There are two main wall spaces that will be used to display the art. Exhibitions will be on display on a monthly rotation. Check out more information about the Chez Est here.
HCAI Community Art Space at Health Care Advocates International
2595 Main Street, Stratford
The HCAI Community Art Space is located at the Health Care Advocates International, an LGBTQ+ health care center in Stratford. The community space within Health Care Advocates International is located on the first floor of their newly renovated building that also includes the pharmacy and their community resources such as a food pantry and clothing closet. There are multiple walls throughout their community and pharmacy spaces where artwork will be on display. Exhibitions will be on display on a three monthly rotation. Check out more information about Health Care Advocates International here.