Paisley Art Institute – 131St Annual Open Exhibition

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Paisley Art Institute – 131St Annual Open Exhibition

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Founded in 1876, this annual exhibition of painting and sculpture remains at the heart of the Paisley Art Institute’s calendar and is Scotlands largets open art competition. Paisley Art Institute is on the road! During the renovation of Paisley Art Gallery and Museum, PAI will be utilising alternative venues for the Annual Exhibition. This year we will be located in Unit 43A & 54, The Piazza, Central Way, Paisley, PA1 1EL (the old CO-OP premises for anyone who knows it).
The Paisley Art Institute’s 130th Annual Art Exhibition will contain artworks by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond, attracted to paisley with many prizes available to all exhibiting artists. During the 130th Exhibition, the Institute will also encourage budding artistic talent by running the Schools’ Competition, open to Primary and Secondary Schools in Renfrewshire. Again, prizes will be available. The Institute intends to have a programme of talks or demonstrations during the run of the Annual Exhibition.


September 19
9:00 am - 4:00 pm