Our Galleries

Cohen Gallery | First Floor

Located on the first floor, the largest gallery in the GoggleWorks is divided Apr2013_Celestian-4_resizedinto two distinct spaces and is capable of hosting either one major show or two separate exhibitions simultaneously. The West side of the gallery, approx. 2,700 sq. ft. and has a wood floor. The East side, approx. 3,100 sq. ft. and has a concrete floor. Both sides of the gallery feature movable walls that are 4ft. wide and 8ft. high and large windows for natural light, in addition to the adjustable track lights.

Any Artist or Organization interested in exhibiting in either side of the Cohen Gallery should submit a proposal for consideration to the Gallery Director, Lauralynn White, consisting of:

  • Summary of theme or idea for the exhibition (1 page or less)
  • CD portfolio of 10-15 images
  • Artist – statement and bio
  • Organization – mission statement

ALL MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN DIGITAL PDF FORMAT

Jurying for the Cohen Gallery is done by the GoggleWorks Exhibitions Committee.

Deadline for submission of materials is the 1st of each month September through June. Notifications will be sent out by the 15th .

Contact Lauralynn White at lwhite@goggleworks.org or 484-363-0675

Other opportunities to exhibit in Cohen:

Annual Juried Show – see website for prospectus

Schmidt Gallery | Second Floor

At 1500 sq. feet, the Schmidt Gallery is available for rent to host either a solo or group exhibition. This space features sections of raw brick wall as well as both stationary and moveable 4ft. x 8ft. gallery walls, windows for natural light, and adjustable track lighting.

This gallery is available to rent.
The fee is $750 per month with a 15% commission on any work sold,
(No commission if the sales are handled directly by the artist).

Juried – All work for this space will be juried by the Gallery Director.

Please include in your proposal:

  • Summary of theme or idea for the exhibition (1 page or less)
  • CD portfolio of 10-15 images
  • Artist – statement and bio
  • Organization – mission statement

To reserve the Schmidt Gallery, please contact Lauralynn White, Gallery Director, at lwhite@goggleworks.org or 484-363-0675

Included with Rental:

  • Lighting (track, fluorescent, & natural)
  • Labels (GW prints labels, Artist provides list of work & places labels)
  • Pedestals (pre-existing sizes available, Artist must provide custom sizes if necessary)
  • Vinyl name/title up to 20 characters

 Cafe Gallery | First Floor

Located directly in the GoggleWorks Café on the first floor, this space is a prominent, highly-trafficked space for displaying artwork. It holds approx. 12-20 wall-mounted pieces, depending on size.

The rental fee is $150 per month with a two month limit and a 15% commission on any work sold.

Juried – All work for this space will be juried by the Gallery Director.

Please include in your proposal:

  • Summary of theme or idea for the exhibition (1 page or less)
  • CD portfolio of 10-15 images
  • Artist – statement and bio
  • Organization – mission statement

For more information on renting the  GoggleWorks Café  please contact Lauralynn White, Gallery Director, at lwhite@goggleworks.org or 484-363-0675

Included with Rental:

  • Lighting (track, fluorescent, & natural)
  • Labels (GW prints labels, Artist provides list of work & places labels)
  • Vinyl name/title up to 20 characters

Green Wall | First Floor

Located directly across from the Information Desk on the first floor, this vibrant green wall is a prominent, highly-trafficked space for displaying artwork. It holds approx. 5-7 wall-mounted pieces, depending on size.

Juried – All work for this space will be juried by the Gallery Director.

The rental fee is $150 per month with a two month limit and a 15% commission on any work sold.

To reserve the Green Wall, please contact Lauralynn White, Gallery Director, at lwhite@goggleworks.org or 484-363-0675

Included with Rental:

  • Lighting (track, fluorescent, & natural)
  • Labels (GW prints labels, Artist provides list of work & places labels)
  • Vinyl name/title up to 20 characters

Wall Rentals | Second, Third, and Fourth Floors

Hallway walls are available for rent throughout the building, providing excellent venues for artists looking for smaller, highly-trafficked spaces.

Juried – All work for this space will be juried by the Gallery Director.

Please include in your proposal:

  • Summary of theme or idea for the exhibition (1 page or less)
  • CD portfolio of 10-15 images
  • Artist – statement and bio
  • Organization – mission statement

For more information about renting a wall, please contact the Lauralynn White, Gallery Director, at lwhite@goggleworks.org or 484-363-0675

The rental fee is $50 per month with a 15% commission on any work sold.

Included:

  • Lighting (fluorescent & natural)
  • Labels (GW prints labels, Artist provides list of work & places labels)
  • Vinyl name/title up to 20 chracters

Appraisals & Conservation

The GoggleWorks cannot offer valuations, appraisals, or authentications of artwork. If you have an object you would like to have valued or authenticated, we recommend the following resources:

American Society of Appraisers
(800) 272-8258
www.appraisers.org
Appraisers Association of America
(212) 889-5404
www.appraiserassoc.org
Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America
www.abaa.org
Art-Collecting.com
www.art-collecting.com
For questions about object conservation, the American Institute for Conservation has available a national referral system. Please call (202) 452-9545.

Useful link: www.conservation-us.org