Exhibition Policy
The Center for the Arts/Caton Merchant Family Gallery (CFA/CMFG) in support of the mission of the Center for the Arts, serves to enrich the quality of life among all the populations in our area through diverse educational and presentational arts programming of the highest quality.  Exhibitions are selected on the extent to which they enhance the Center’s mission and the exhibition policy of the CFA/CMFG.

Exhibit Proposal Submission Policy
The Center for the Arts/Caton Merchant Family Gallery will review for the purpose of exhibition all contemporary artists, in any medium, who submit a proposal.  By committee, each exhibit will be determined and selected artists will be notified.  Any proposal that must be returned to the artist should be labeled as such when submitted along with sufficient return postage.  Proposals must be submitted with images for review. Mail to: Gallery Review, Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle St., Manassas, VA 20110.

Guest Curators + regional & international artists
Send proposals: email to info@center-for-the-arts.org; preferably with a Google drive folder;  attn: Gallery Director in subject line; 3-d items are allowed on a case by case basis.


Due to the sensitivity of an adapted re-use building the gallery must hold restrictions on size, proportions, weights of objects and installation art that is not two dimensional.