ONCA Exhibition

Exhibition Space Hire

To raise funds to support environmental and creative learning projects, we hire out our gallery venue for exhibitions related to social and environmental issues throughout the year. 


We invite proposals for exhibitions that relate to the following areas:


Exhibitions must run for either two weeks or one month. Our available slots in 2024 are: 

  • July (2 weeks)


Exhibitions fees start from £1000 for two weeks. Our usual opening hours are 1:30pm – 5:30pm Wednesdays to Fridays. Additional weekend days cost extra.

Included in hire fee:


  • Support from ONCA’s curator and volunteers during install, launch event & take down.
  • One launch event*
  • Invigilation during exhibition opening hours 
  • Handling of artwork sales

*Event details/capacity etc. to be confirmed closer to event date


  • Curatorial support from the ONCA Gallery curator in the lead up to, and during, the exhibition install.

Marketing / Audience Engagement

  • Feature in ONCA’s newsletter 
  • Promotion via ONCA’s social media (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) in lead up to and during exhibition
  • Printed poster displayed outside gallery
  • Support with making the exhibition accessible to a range of audiences


  • Use of plinths and hanging system
  • Use of AV equipment

Additional (not included in original fee)

  • Window vinyl with exhibition dates, title and artist name 
  • Printed wall text about exhibition in written English 
  • BSL access video 
  • Artwork wall labels
  • Visitor handout and price list (if applicable)

Please note that exhibitions must be paid for in advance, including a 25% non-refundable deposit. For more information regarding exhibition prices please click the link below:

Exhibition Hire Cost Calculator


How to Apply 

Please use the application link below to make an exhibition proposal. If your proposal is eligible we will contact you for a follow-up conversation. For any questions, please contact us at with the subject ‘ONCA Exhibition Hire’

Step 1: Complete Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form

Step 2: Complete Exhibition Space Hire Application