Dear Artist,

Sculpture in Context Annual Open Exhibition 2016 will be held at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9. The exhibition will run from 8th September to 21st October 2016. The Botanic Gardens offers a unique and challenging platform for artists to respond to a specific location.
Entry Forms and Conditions of Entry are now available and can be downloded from the website at under Information for Artists.

Submissions must be made on the official downloadable sheets only. Information submitted using any other forms will NOT be accepted.

Please Note New Commission Rates.
All Work to the value of -
Up to €5,000                         20%
€5,000-€10,000                   15%
€10,000 - €15,000               10%
Work over €15,000             5%
A site visit is scheduled for
Sunday 13th March 2016 at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin 9. We will meet inside the main gate at 11am.
If you cannot attend the site visit you can visit the National Botanic Gardens at any time, admission is free. (Please Note new Car Park charges; First hour - €1, second Hour - €1, third hour - €2 (hourly rate after the first two hours is - €2)
Proposals [Typed A4] with entry forms and appropriate fee should reach
Sculpture in Context, PO Box 10054, Dublin 16, on or before 15th April 2015.
If you have any enquiries please telephone Jackie at 087 2421675, Willie at 087 6296687 or see the Sculpture in Context website at  
Please note any enquiries regarding the exhibition and/or siting should be directed to Sculpture in Context Committee members, and not to the National Botanic Gardens staff.
We look forward to seeing you at the site visit.
Jackie Ball

Sculpture in Context, PO Box 10054, Dublin 16.
st September 2016 (Thursday) between 9.30am and 4pm, or 3rd September 2015 (Saturday) between 10am and 4pm. (See note below regarding installation of large works)

st September 2016  (Thursday) between 9.30am and 4pm. Large works can be installed only on this day. Please arrive before 11am if assistance or lifting equipment is required.
st October 2016
nd October 2016 (Saturday) between 10am and 4pm, or 24th October 2016 (Monday) between 9.30am and 4pm. (See note below regarding removal of large works)

between 9.30am and 4pm. Large works can be removed only on this day. Please arrive before 11am if assistance or lifting equipment is required.
Schedule for 2016
Site Visit
11am, Sunday 13th March 2016, at the National Botanic Gardens
Submission of Proposals
Final Day for receipt of proposals is Friday 15th April 2016. Entry forms should be posted to:
Installation of Works will take place on these two days 1
Installation of Large Works1
Exhibition Dates
8th September to 21
Removal of Works
Removal of Large Works24th October 2016 (Monday)

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