Community Art Exhibitions

Community Art Exhibitions

The Richmond Cultural Centre public area has two exhibitions – the Upper Rotunda Gallery and Minoru Hall. Visit the Richmond Art Gallery page for specific gallery exhibit information.

Minoru Hall

Minoru Hall is an informal exhibition space that features lens-based and community artwork year-round. Contributors are wide-ranging, including Council-appointed programs, as well as partnerships and special projects from the City of Richmond Archives and Arts, Culture and Heritage Services.

On now until June 2, 2023, Sister City Program, Sister City Photo Exhibition. This exhibit is an initiative of the City of Richmond’s Sister City Program in partnership with the Richmond Public Library. The Sister City Program builds meaningful community connections while learning about other cultures. Through the Sister City Advisory Committee, Richmond City Council supports Richmond’s Sister Cities, including Pierrefonds, Canada, Wakayama, Japan, Xiamen, China and Qingdao, China. This exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary as a Sister City with Wakayama, Japan and the 15th anniversary with Qingdao, China.

Email for more information about the Sister City Program.

Upper Rotunda Gallery

The Upper Rotunda Gallery is a community-based gallery space exhibiting works from the Richmond Arts Centre Resident Art Groups, community artists/groups, art students and emerging artists. Located in the Richmond Cultural Centre, this space is approximately 80' long by 6' high. Submissions may include but are not limited to: paintings, drawings, photography, textile arts, mixed media and digital/media arts. Due to spatial and accessibility requirements, only 3D artworks under one square foot may be considered for display cases and protected plinths.

The Richmond Art Gallery and the Community Cultural Development program partner to manage exhibition submissions. Artists and artist groups from Richmond will be prioritized, however proposals are accepted from artists living beyond the city. Submissions are accepted throughout the year and should be submitted via email to

Materials submitted will not be returned; do not submit original work. Artists will receive notice of receipt for submissions. Submissions will be kept on file for consideration for a period of up to one year.