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A Guide to Finding Art Galleries That Buy Paintings
Art galleries provide a platform for artists to showcase their talent and sell their artwork. However, not all galleries purchase artwork directly from artists. If you are an artist looking to sell your paintings, it is essential to find art galleries that buy paintings. In this guide, we will explore different strategies and tips to help you locate the right art galleries for selling your artwork.
Research Local Galleries
Start your search for art galleries that buy paintings by researching local establishments in your area. Visit their websites, check out their social media profiles, and read reviews from other artists who have worked with them. Look for galleries that specialize in the type of artwork you create or have a history of purchasing artwork from emerging artists.
Attend Art Exhibitions and Events
Attending art exhibitions and events is another great way to connect with art gallery owners and curators who might be interested in purchasing paintings. These events provide an opportunity to showcase your work directly to potential buyers and collectors. Be prepared with business cards or a portfolio of your artwork to leave a lasting impression.
Network within the Art Community
Building relationships within the art community can help you discover hidden gems when it comes to finding art galleries that buy paintings. Attend local artist meetups, workshops, or join online forums where artists share information about gallery opportunities. Networking can lead to valuable connections with gallery owners or fellow artists who may recommend you to suitable galleries.
Reach Out Directly
If you have identified specific art galleries that align with your artistic style and interests, don’t hesitate to reach out directly. Craft a professional email introducing yourself as an artist and attach high-quality images of your paintings. Clearly state that you are seeking opportunities for selling your artwork and inquire if they purchase pieces directly from artists.
It’s important to note that not all art galleries buy paintings outright; some may operate on consignment or only purchase artwork from established artists. Therefore, it is crucial to do your research beforehand to ensure that the galleries you approach are a good fit for your needs.
In conclusion, finding art galleries that buy paintings requires research, networking, and proactive outreach. By utilizing these strategies and staying persistent, you can increase your chances of finding the right gallery to sell your artwork. Remember to always present yourself professionally and showcase your best work when approaching galleries. Good luck on your journey to finding a gallery that appreciates and values your artistic talent.
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Didn’t manage to get tickets to the live final in Liverpool? Don’t fret, MK Gallery is bringing the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 LIVE to its Sky Room Cinema.
Fans of Eurovision can now book tickets to the live streaming and join the party as Liverpool, the ‘World Capital of Pop’, hosts the 67th final of the ever-popular international singing contest – on behalf of Ukraine – on the 13 May.
A ll the dazzling performances and nail-biting scoring rounds will be up on the big screen, and with hot dogs , nach os and drinks available throughout the evening from the cinema kiosk it will no doubt be a night to remember. Tickets include a goody bag , and fancy dress is positively encouraged. To book your place at the party click here .
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MK Gallery is based in the heart of Milton Keynes at the junction of Midsummer Boulevard and Marlborough Gate, beside Milton Keynes Theatre on Margaret Powell Square.
Cinema times vary, click here to view our full programme.
Dogs (except assistance dogs) are not permitted in the building. We have a terrace as part of our Café where dogs are welcome with their owners.
Our café and shop are card-only, and we do not accept AMEX as a method of payment.
We offer step free access to our main reception, café, shop, galleries, learning studios and Changing Places Toilet.
The building is wheelchair friendly, and we welcome accredited assistance dogs, with water bowls available on request.
For specific queries about the accessibility of our buildings, please contact [email protected]
The main entrance is located on ground floor with street level access. The lowered help desk can be found through the automatic double doors where there is always a friendly member of the MK Gallery team to assist you. Our staff receive regular training to ensure they’re confident in welcoming all visitors and are readily available for any questions you might have.
We have 1 wheelchair for use onsite. You can request a wheelchair at the help desk, or email/call to book in advance. If you might like someone to lend a supportive arm during your visit, please contact the access team at [email protected] in advance and we will do our best to find a volunteer who can assist.
At the desk, visitors can pick up printed information about our exhibitions, events and facilities, including Large Print, easy read guides and a sensory map .
Sensory scout kits are available at the main entrance subject to availability. These contain a range of sensory aids including ear defenders and are available for anyone who may benefit from this equipment.
We currently have a counter loop system at the main desk as you enter the gallery. We also have a portable induction hearing loop which is bookable in advance for events.
Personal Assistant/carer tickets can be requested at no extra cost for all ticketed events by visiting our main reception or contacting us on 01908 676900 .
Our gallery spaces are fully accessible on the ground floor of the building and are staffed by our team of experienced volunteers.
Doors are power assisted.
Exhibitions may contain sound, film, flashing lights or other sensory experiences which may not be suitable for all visitors. Please speak to a member of our team on the day or call/email us for any queries you may have about an exhibition. The gallery will always provide signage and warning should there be any flashing lights used.
All exhibition guides and floor maps are available in large print format at the front desk. As our exhibitions are continually changing, certain gallery spaces may have low lighting or different environments. Please speak to a member of the front desk team if you have any queries before entering.
Large print exhibition texts are available at the front desk. For exhibitions that are accompanied by an audio guide, transcripts are available upon request in advance of your visit. We can also provide social stories for any exhibition, please contact [email protected] for more information.
We offer a number of Sensory Venue tours, Audio-described tours and BSL (British Sign Language) led tours of our current exhibitions. Please check the What’s On section of the website for more information.
Sky Room Auditorium
Our Sky Room Auditorium is on the second floor and can be accessed via our flight of stairs (66), with a mezzanine landing on the first floor (44), or via our lift. This lift can accommodate two wheelchairs.
For seated performances There are spaces for 2 wheelchair users in the front row (row A), with companion seats.
Due to fire regulations our Skyroom auditorium can currently only accommodate two wheelchairs. Front row seats are also suited to people with limited mobility. Please book in advance to reserve these seats. All other seats lead off stepped aisles.
For non-seated performances There are no fixed seats for non-seated performances however chairs will be made available for those who request them. Please ask a member of staff.
We have a room loop hearing system in the Sky Room auditorium. Where available (dependant on film), a separate independent listening device is available for listening to either the Hearing Impaired audio or Visually Impaired audio that accompanies a film. This is also available as a neck loop for use with hearing aids.
Relaxed Screenings We have a regular programme of relaxed cinema screenings for family films. These screenings provide sensory friendly adjustments which aim to reduce over stimulation and create a relaxed and welcoming environment. They are particularly suited to families with children with sensory sensitivities, and others who may benefit from this environment. These adjustments include:
- Reduced sound and lighting
- No trailers
- Freedom to move around
- Take your own food and drink
- Personal assistant / carer tickets available
- Social Story document downloads
Audio Description Audio description is a special service for visually impaired cinema goers. For most films a narration track is available which can be accessed through special headphones only. This fills the gaps between dialogue by describing what is happening on screen and doesn’t affect the experience of other audience members.
Audio description headsets can be selected when making your cinema booking.
Please note this service is not available for Event Cinema eg NT Live or Royal Opera House screenings.
Captioned Screenings We also have several captioned screenings on offer throughout the film programme. Please check out our What’s On section of the website for more details and dates.
Changing Places Toilet
We have a Changing Places Toilet on our ground floor, which is accessible via our gallery spaces and Learning Studio. A member of staff can direct you to this. You can download an easy read guide about our Changing Places Toilet here.
Our Learning Studio is next door to our outdoor Playscape and adjacent to our Changing Places Toilet. It can be accessed from outside on the right-hand side of the building, or step free through the galleries.
We have a room loop hearing system in the learning studio.
We offer break out spaces here for all those who benefit from a quiet area with soft furnishings and sensory aids. This can be arranged in advance of your visit, please call us or email for more information.
For families with children with complex needs, our Art and Us programme offers year-round art and play-based workshops, which enable families to work directly with an artist in sessions that are tailored to meet the needs of participants.
Event Space and Project Space
Event Space The step-free entrance to the event space is directly opposite the main gallery and is 35 steps in distance.
Accessible toilets are reachable via lift through the entrance of the main building, opposite the event space and are 58 steps in distance.
Project Space The Project Space is an additional exhibition space opposite the main gallery building which has step free access.
Accessible toilets are reachable via lift through the entrance of the main building (35 steps), opposite the event space and are 58 steps in distance.
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