September 16, 2008 - apexart - in your town or city
September 16, 2008

in your town or city

apexart International Franchise
“resolving another boundary between art and business”

291 Church Street
New York, NY 10013

www.apexart.org

apexart wants to come to you. Any city, any town, anywhere in the world. We are offering a one-time franchise opportunity where apexart will come to your city and appoint you the director of your own temporary non-profit exhibition space. For a four-week exhibition, and in the months preceding, you will be the director and/or curator and/or staff of your own institution with a budget, a salary, and complete control.

We will provide up to 10,000 USD in funding, along with the necessary guidance to make your curated exhibition happen, accompanied by an apexart brochure. In addition, prior to your show, we’ll arrange to bring you to NYC for three days, all expenses paid, to visit apexart and meet our staff.

Submit up to a 250-word statement on why apexart should come to you. Applications will be accepted until midnight December 1, 2008 EST, from anyone, anywhere in the world. Visit www.apexart.org/franchise.htm for more information on how to apply.

apexart is a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary visual arts organization located in Lower Manhattan. Through our exhibitions, international residency, publication initiatives, and programs and events, we are committed to cultural and intellectual diversity and aim to stimulate public dialogue about contemporary art. Our exhibitions and programs are intended to promote consideration among our local audience while extending the dialogue to our international audience through print and electronic outreach. Since our inception in 1994, more than 1,000 artists, from emerging to established and from all over the globe, have participated in over 130 exhibitions. Each year, apexart presents seven group exhibitions, hosts eight international residents, organizes numerous public lectures and performances, and distributes 70,000 full-color interpretive exhibition brochures free of charge to individuals and institutions in 95 countries. In addition, our web-based audience consists of over 17,000 unique visitors monthly from more than 100 nations. This widespread distribution and outreach of our programs is vital to apexart’s ability to develop new audiences and to bring new voices and critical perspectives to New York.

apexart
291 Church Street
New York, NY 10013

www.apexart.org

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