Exhibitions

2018 MELBOURNE CAMERA CLUB EXHIBITION PROGRAM

    MONTH OPENING NIGHT EXHIBITION OPEN TO PUBLIC
                 
  EXHIBITION              
1 International Womens Day MARCH Thursday March 1 March 3 & 4, March 10, 11 &12, March 17 & 18
2 Members Theme - TRAVEL MAY Thursday May 17 May 19 & 20
3 History & Archives JULY Thursday July 19 July 21 & 22, July 28 & 29
4 Traditional Darkroom & Print Makers Group AUGUST Thursday August 16 August 18 & 19, August 25 & 26
5 Members - SHOT IN THE CITY OF PORT PHILLIP  SEPTEMBER Thursday September 6 September 8 & 9 & September 15 & 16
6 Portrait Group OCTOBER Thursday October 18 October 20 & 21
7 End of Year  DECEMBER Thursday November 29 December 1 & 2, December 8 & 9

 

2018 International Womens Day Photography Exhibition - Terms and Conditions 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST CLOSES
Thursday 25 January 2018 11:59pm 

ARTWORK TO BE DELIVERED TO MELBOURNE CAMERA CLUB; PRINTED AND READY TO INSTALL 
Thursday 15 February 2018 between 6.30pm—8pm (or by prior arrangement with Exhibition coordinator)

EXHIBITION OPENING EVENT

Thursday 1 March 2018 at 8pm

EXHIBITION DATES
Saturday 3 March & Sunday 4 March 2018 11am—5pm 

Saturday 10 March, Sunday 11 March & Monday 12 March 2018 11am—5pm 

Saturday 17 March & Sunday 18 March 2018 11am—5pm 

ARTWORK COLLECTION FROM MELBOURNE CAMERA CLUB

Thursday 22 March from 7pm (or by prior arrangement with Exhibition coordinator)

 

HOW TO ENTER

  • Send your expression of interest to mcc-exhibitions@melbournephoto.org.au by midnight January 25, 2018.
  • Complete entry form on page 4 of Term and Conditions.  
  • Submit signed entry form with your work on February 15, 2018
  • Drop off your work/s to The Melbourne Camera Club on the specified dates. Each work must be ready for installation.
  • Work must be labelled on the reverse with your name, work/s title, and your contact details. Every endeavor will be made to hang all work submitted, subject to Section 7, Further Conditions.
  • Collect your works on the specified date after the exhibition from The Melbourne Camera Club.

 

ENTRIES

  • The number of entries is limited to a maximum of 5 per person.
  • Changes to artwork or titles will not be accepted after entry forms and works have been submitted.
  • This is a free exhibition. There is no entry fee. 
  • Entrants are invited to submit a 1 MB JPEG of their entry to be used for the promotion of the International Women’s Day Exhibition on the Melbourne Camera Club Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages via email to  mcc-exhibitons@melbournephoto.org.au
  • Please also note that the Melbourne Camera Club may or may not use your image for promotion
  • All work submitted must be available for display across all dates of the exhibition.
  • Work submitted will not be for sale as there are no retail facilities available in the gallery.
  • Artists with a series consisting of two or more images must provide instructions for the installation of their work.
  • Works above the maximum size limit or works deemed unsafe to hang will not be exhibited.
  • We have an all care, no responsibility policy. With such a large number of works to install, although we take all care we cannot take responsibility for damage made to work submitted to the exhibition.
  • All works must be ready for installation when dropped off.
  • We encourage unframed work on paper; ideally with mat board or backing.
    • The Melbourne Camera Club prefers to pin prints around the mat board. The pins are not inserted into the print or mat. This is our preferred method for hanging prints in the gallery.
    • Framed artwork can be hung, although for consistency throughout the exhibition unframed works are preferred.
  • Works must not exceed 80cm x 80cm (this includes frames and borders).

 

DROPPING OFF WORKS

  • Works must arrive at the Melbourne Camera Club on or before Thursday February 15, 2018 between 6.30pm to 8pm.
  • Dropping off work before February 15 is only by prior arrangement with the Exhibition Coordinator.  
  • Please clearly label all work on the back with artist’s name, contact details and title of the work.
  • Any work arriving after the drop off date will not be accepted.  

 

COLLECTING WORKS

  • Works are to be collected on Thursday March 22, 2018 from 6.30pm to 8pm or by prior arrangement.
  • Please note that due to the timing of the exhibition, all work to be returned via post will not be returned until mid May.
  • If work is to be returned by post, return postage costs must be included with your submission.
  • Prior arrangements can be made with the Exhibition coordinators for collecting works. Please contact via email: mcc-exhibitions@melbournephoto.org.au

 

PRIZES

  • There will be a prize for a People’s Choice award for the 2018 International Women’s Day Exhibition.
  • The Artist’s work with the most votes, will be be awarded the winner of the People’s choice award.  
  • Every person who visits the exhibition is entitled to one vote. Multiple votes per person will not be valid. Only valid votes will be counted. 
  • People’s Choice Prize winner will be announced the next business day, after the final day of the exhibition on social media.

 

FURTHER CONDITIONS

  • The Melbourne Camera Club Exhibition Coordinator reserves the right to make selections for the exhibition that may be determined by available space.
  • All entries will be displayed (subject to space) unless deemed offensive, too fragile, dangerous or not ready for installation.
  • If you are photographing children, you must refer to protocols developed by the Australia Council (australiacouncil.gov.au) before entering your work
  • Insurance is the sole responsibility of the entrant
  • All care will be taken, however The Melbourne Camera Club will not be responsible for any loss or damage caused to the work, howsoever caused.