Rutland Open Exhibition 2022 will be held at Rutland County Museum from Saturday August 27th to Saturday October 1st.
Saturday 20th August to hand in between 12md to 3.30pm.
Tuesday 23rd August Hanging and selection of work to be admitted.
August 24th Rejected work handed back
August 24th/25th Judging of work for prizes.
August 26th Preview and Prize giving from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Open Exhibition 2020
The Exhibition is now available to view here as the Museum is still closed due to the lockdown restrictions. To view this years entries click an image below and use the scroll buttons or use the slide show option
The Museum is now closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Art work is safely stored and information on collection to follow once the social distancing policy has relaxed. Please email if you require to pick up your art work before this.
The Rutland Open Exhibition 2020
Monday 9 March: Art Work in between 10.00 and 4.00pm
Tuesday 10 March: Judging
Wednesday 11 March – Friday 13 March: Return of art work not selected & Installation
Friday 13 March: Private View
Saturday 14 March – Monday 20 April: Advertised Display Dates (5 weeks)
Monday 20 April: Take Down & Art Work Collected this will be reviewed depending on government guidelines.
Application form and criteria can be downloaded below
Saturday March 2nd to Friday April 5th 2019 Rutland Open Exhibition at Rutland County Museum
Three Arts Society trophy goes to Harry Hamill for Homeless Man
Coleman’s award, £50 voucher, goes to Gillian Durne for Burghley House
Art for Rutland awards:
4th prize £50 Alan Oliver – River Welland, Stamford
3rd prize £100 Jan Burridge – Figure
2nd prize £150 Stella Benford – Lake Dwellings
0verall winner £200 Mike Moralee – Mooring wine with pebbles
Nigel Smith – River King
Jay Seabrook – Pursuit
Helen Lopez-Biggin – For the love of God
Ingrid Kleins-Daniels – Reflections, Three estate agents and haberdashery
Andrea Naylor – a cry from the wild
Liz King – Patience and grace
Richard Allen – Poppies at Oakham Castle
Hana Smid – Sea form
Fiona Kingdom – Sunflower
Saturday April 6th 2019 Art Work Collected
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The Rutland Open Exhibition 2017
At the evening there were performances from Chater Choir, Emma Farmer and Rutland Saxophone Ensemble. All these had recieved grants from Arts for Rutland or support for their projects.
The winners were presented with their prizes by Craig Mitchell, High Sheriff of Rutland. The evening was well attended and enjoyed by the artists, performers and invited guests. The exhibition runs at Rutland County Museum until January 5th 2018. All the exhibits are for sale, but they can not be removed until after the exhibiton closes.
All photos of the Preview evening by James Palfrey ABIPP
The Prize Winners of the Art exhibited
Arts for Rutland Prize –
Jax receiving her prize
Rutland Three Arts Society –
Andrea with Craig at the presentation
Creative Leicestershire Prize
Highly Commended were Richard Allen, Jim Barnes, Stephan Horsfield, Jane Gill, Jo Sheppard and Mary Rodgers
Richard Allen being congratulated by the High Sheriff.
Please download flyer with link below
Rutland Open Exhibition 2016
The Rutland Open Exhibition 2016 was organised by a sub-group of Arts for Rutland, and took place between Saturday 12 March and Friday 22 April at Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, LE15 6HW.
At the Open Evening on Friday 11 March, as well as previewing an excellent selection of art, we were also privileged to hear performances from some of the holders of awards from our project fund.
Prize winners were as follows:
Arts for Rutland Prize
Stella Benford – Living in a Box (Mixed Media)
Andrea Naylor – Old Man Blue (Pastel)
Alan Oliver – Aldeburgh Beach (Oil)
Creative Leicestershire Prize
Jill Hailes – White Orchid (Acrylic)
Jim Barnes – Arrow Head Bowl (Ash)
Jane Gill – Floral Column (Ink & Watercolour)
Anne Goold – View to Harringworth (Oil)
Jill Hailes – Salema, Portugal (Watercolour)
John Holloway – Two Dolphins in a Wave (Ancaster Stone)
Maggie Lewis – Ray (Digital Photography)
Terry Raybould – Ridlington Gardens (Oil)
Download the exhibitiion flyer as pdf
In addition to the established Open Exhibition, we have a Youth Exhibition which had its second run during February 2016.