Come Enjoy the New Gallery Exhibit!
The Local Inspiration exhibit is open in Bowie City Hall May 23 - September 17, 2022 on Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The City of Bowie Arts Committee maintains art galleries on the first and second floors of Bowie City Hall. The galleries, named East Gallery and West Gallery, include hanging space for photography and paintings, and two display cases for three-dimensional artwork.
The Arts Committee changes the gallery, usually on a quarterly basis. The majority of the gallery exhibits are juried shows. Artists all over the metro DC-Baltimore area are eligible to participate in the juried shows. Typically the committee sends emails to artists in its database telling them of upcoming shows and including a flyer/entry form. Artists are then invited to submit digital images (jpegs) of their artwork, photography and/or paintings/sculpture, along with the entry form.
The Arts Committee juries the work and lets artists know which pieces are selected for the upcoming show. Artists interested in receiving information about upcoming shows should contact Lori Cunningham, staff liaison to the Arts Committee, at 240-544-5601 or email .
The galleries are open during regular business hours of City Hall at 15901 Fred Robinson Way (formerly Excalibur Road). Our virtual galleries are available online.