Calling All Members

The Members Show is an annual celebration of the talent and creativity of the Portsmouth Arts Guild community.


Our members range from emerging artists to established artists, from painters and photographers, to sculptors and mixed media artists. PAG hosts this show as an opportunity for exposure and appreciation of all who have invested their time and energy supporting PAG.

Dunes, Jan Burling, Portsmouth Arts Guild

Opening Reception 

January 27th, 2024 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Portsmouth Arts Guild

2679 East Main Road, Portsmouth RI

Show Dates

January 27th – March 10th

Come and vote for your Favorite Work of Art!  Top three will be on PAG social media and website.

This is a Members Only show but new members are welcome to participate in the show. Sign up for membership at


Online submission is now open!  

Please enter your artwork online through the Smarter Entry link here

Please enter you artwork online before bringing your artwork to the Guild. 

Guild Members use Promo Code PAGMEM:  $20.00 for the first entry, $5.00 each additional up to three entries.

Members may submit up to 3 works.  Artwork in any media – paintings, drawings, photography, digital, sculpture, and ceramics and more are accepted. 

Important Dates and Times

Deadline for submissions in Smarter Entry Wednesday, Jan 24th, 2024
Physical Art Submission at PAG Guild Hall, 2679 East Main Road, Portsmouth RI

Tuesday, Jan 23rd 3-5pm

Wednesday, Jan 24th, 6-8pm

Art Pickup Dates

Sunday, March 10th 2-4pm

Tuesday, March 12th, 4-7pm

Submission Guidelines 

The following entry guidelines are generic and may change based on each exhibit’s specific requirements. Please review the current Call for Artists requirements as well as these guidelines before submitting an entry.

Member and Non-Member artists may submit up to three works unless the current Call for Artists is stated a Members Only show. All work submitted is accepted for all shows. If the current Call for Artists is a Juried show, all submissions will be juried for awards only. Recognition will be awarded at the Opening Reception of that show.

2-D works MUST be wired for hanging – NO saw tooth hangers.

Please label each submitted work with your name, title of the piece, and phone number.

Unless otherwise specified, submitted works MUST NOT have been previously exhibited at the Portsmouth Arts Guild and must be current.

All work must be for sale and the Guild commission is 25 percent.

Entry fees

Guild Members – $20.00 for the first entry and $5.00 each additional. Promo code for members PAGMEM.

Non-Members, $25.00 for the first, $7.50 for the second and $7.50 for the third.

Entry Fees are paid online through the Smarter Entry link in the Call for Artists link above.

The Guild displays all artwork submitted on our Website Gallery and YouTube Channel.

Thank you for submitting your artwork to a Portsmouth Arts Guild exhibition.

Artworks are not insured by PAG. Artists should maintain their own insurance while work is on Guild premises. Although we take the utmost care of all works submitted, PAG is not responsible for any damage incurred after drop-off. All packing material must be taken away by the artist upon drop off. PAG retains the right to reproduce images of your work for publicity for the exhibition.

By providing photographs of my art for this exhibit  I am giving the Portsmouth Arts Guild permission to use them for social media, promotions, newspapers and other media.

*Your entry in this exhibition constitutes agreement with the above terms.

New to Smarter Entry?

Portsmouth Arts Guild is now using online exhibition software Smarter Entry.   Instructions are detailed here Entering Your Art