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Artists Council 2024 “Fun + Games” Art Show & Sale

In-Person at the Artists Center at the Galen

72-567 Hwy 111 in Palm Desert, California

June 12 - 30, 2024


This last show of the 2023/2024 season -- “Fun + Games” -- will celebrate all our members! All mediums are allowed. Please read this prospectus carefully for important instructions.



  • Submit to this show HERE.

  • Up to 2 artworks per applicant will be accepted into the show; a second piece is optional.

  • Entry fee for this in-person show: $45 for 1 piece and $45 for the second entry.

  • Pay with a major credit card via the online application form accessible from the link above.

  • The show is non-juried, but only the first 100 artworks submitted will be accepted.



  • Submission Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 4 pm. NOTE:  Submissions will close early if we reach the maximum number of 100 entries!

  • Drop Off: Monday, June 10, 2024, 9 am to 11 am, at the Artists Center at the Galen

  • Show Opens: Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10 am

  • Opening Casual Reception: Thursday, June 13, 2024, 4 to 6 pm

  • Show Closes: Sunday, June 30, 2024, 4 pm

  • Pick Up of Unsold Works: Sunday, June 30, 2024, 2 pm to 4 pm (please be on time, as the building closes at 4 pm and won’t be open again until September!!)



You must be a member of the Artists Council to enter. You will be able to join as a member, or renew an expired membership, inside the submission form (see the link above).


Artwork must be:

  • Wall-hung work must be no larger than 48” x 72”, or smaller than 12” x 12”.

  • Three-dimensional artwork cannot exceed 150 pounds or 72” high by 48” wide by 48” deep and must be delivered ready for display.

  • Works that do not meet these size requirements may be rejected on intake.

  • Artwork is limited to 2- and 3-dimensional work. No video work can be accepted at this time.

  • Unframed canvas must be gallery wrapped.

  • Works on canvas or other materials must be finished on the edges.

  • Make sure your work is clean and wiped down before dropping it off.

  • You can make changes to your entry up to the submission deadline. However, this option shuts down at the close of the submission period, even if it closes early once we hit the show’s capacity of 100 entries.

  • Ready for hanging or installation and professionally presented.


Additional Requirements:

  • All works on photo paper must be protected by glass or Plexiglass.

  • Artwork must be wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers or ceiling mounts will be accepted.

  • No fees will be refunded after submission.

  • Artwork will hang for the entirety of the show, unless it is sold, and the buyer elects to take it with him/her at the time of purchase.

Drop Off:

  • Artwork must be delivered to the Artists Center at the Galen in Palm Desert by the artist or his/her agent.

  • Artwork shipped to the Artists Center will not be accepted.

  • The Artists Council cannot provide special handling for artwork.


Pricing, Sales, and Pick Up:

  • Artwork must be available for sale.

  • Sale price must be between $300 and $8,000.

  • The artwork’s price must be the same as on your website or otherwise promoted.

  • Proceeds from any sale (excluding sales tax) will be split 50-50 between the artist and the Artists Council (to support programs and operations).

  • Buyers are responsible for picking up the artwork they purchase and for any shipping and all associated expenses for artwork after purchase. Sales tax will be added to the sale price and paid by the buyer. If the buyer is not in town to pick up his/her work on Sunday, June 30, 2024, the artist will be expected to assist with pick up and shipment/delivery.

  • The artist or his/her agent is responsible for picking up or shipping unsold works.



By submitting to the Artists Council’s “Fun + Games” Show & Sale, the artist acknowledges and agrees that he/she:

  • Has read and agrees to all conditions of entry.

  • Releases rights for use of images of his/her artwork in any Artists Council promotional and marketing materials.

  • Is responsible for insurance for his/her artwork. Neither the Artists Council and its officers, directors, staff, or volunteers; nor anyone connected with the “Fun + Games” Show & Sale will be responsible for loss or damage to artwork, however caused. All exhibiting artists will be required to sign a liability waiver at the time of submission (online).

  • The Artists Council reserves the right to refuse any artwork that is not of acceptable quality, does not match the submitted entry image, or does not meet framing or finishing criteria, or any other requirements stated above.



If you have membership or show questions, please contact the Artists Council at For information about the Artists Council, go to our website at

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