Gallery Space

We are currently seeking applicants for inclusion in a community gallery. The Art Associates Gallery seeks arts & humanities exhibitions to display monthly at Central School Arts & Humanities Center in Lake Charles, LA.


Our panel, composed of representatives from Art Associates of Lake Charles, Inc., The Arts Council of SWLA, McNeese State University Visual Arts Department, and City of Lake Charles, will entertain submissions from arts organizations, individual artists and humanists free of charge.

Exhibitions should be appropriate to the size of Art Associates Gallery:

30 x 24 feet; 720 square feet; 60 running feet of wall space.
Four, 4-sided (1 ½ x 4 feet) freestanding walls are also available, in addition to 8 pedestals.

Arts Associates Gallery is open to the public:

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Gallery space is available free of charge:

Provided that the individual and/or organization furnishes delivery and installation of work, as well as breakdown and removal of work. All work should be mounted and framed in a manner that is suitable for hanging. Gallery is to be returned to its original condition by user at the end of each exhibition. A $100.00 deposit will be required and held until The Arts Council approves gallery restoration.

Individual or organization may make a price list:

To be available in the gallery during exhibits; however, each individual/organization is responsible for selling work that is being housed in the gallery.

The artist or sponsoring organization receives 100% profit of all sales.

Individual or organization is responsible for insuring work on display in the gallery.

If individual or organization chooses not to insure, then the signing of this document releases Art Associates of Lake Charles, Inc., The Arts Council of SWLA, and the City of Lake Charles from any liability for lost, stolen or damaged items.

Did we mention that the space is free?

To submit work for consideration: send slides showing exact samples of work to be displayed in the gallery (a minimum of ten slides is preferred), a resume and a signed copy of this document, Art Associates Gallery Application, which binds the individual or organization to the stipulations set forth within, to:

The Arts & Humanities Council of SWLA
P.O. Box 1437 , Lake Charles , LA 70602


Please call the Arts Council office at (337) 439-ARTS.