We invite artists to exhibit their work in our lobby and two lounges/meeting rooms. There are approximately 100,000 visits to our building each year, by people in our programs. We can host two artists at a time, one in each lounge; the lobby area is shared. Exhibits usually hang for two months. All artists with suitable wall hanging-type art are invited. Women and people of diverse ethnic backgrounds are particularly encouraged to submit.
Artists are encouraged to visit the building in advance of an exhibit for a better understanding of the rooms and hanging conditions. Artists may also offer their work for sale. Price lists will be made available in lounges and at the front desk. The YWCA charges a 20% commission.
Fill out this Application Form to have your art considered.*
*You must log in to your Google or Gmail account in order to fill out this form.
Access by the public to the YWCA remains limited as we follow state and local guidelines. However, until the building reopens and exhibits can resume, the YWCA wishes to celebrate and support local artists by spotlighting them on our website. We invite artists interested in a feature on the YWCA website to get in touch by completing this form.
YWCA Berkeley: 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704