Our Space

VM Art Gallery‘s display area is versatile and divided into three spaces: Gallery A, B and C. The spaces are on split levels catering to varied exhibition areas simultaneously. White walls and grey stone floor tiles offer a neutral background suited for the display of both traditional and contemporary art.

Display Area

VM Art Gallery‘s display area is versatile and divided into three spaces: Gallery A, B and C. The spaces are on split levels catering to varied exhibition areas simultaneously. White walls and grey stone floor tiles offer a neutral background suited for the display of both traditional and contemporary art.

Specifications

Air conditioning and adjustable track lighting is available in all three Galleries. The wall sizes in each gallery are variable, allowing for versatile displays. Each gallery is also fitted with surveillance cameras, multiple electricity outlets, and an audio system. A selection of pedestals and freestanding walls of variable dimensions is also available for use. All usable walls are fitted with a hooking system for hanging artworks.

The gallery is equipped with two bathroom units, two movable benches, and a seating area near the reception desk.

Services Offered

  • Communication facilities include WiFi, an in house public address system and background music.
  • Printing of exhibition invitation cards, banners, promotional materials.
  • Framing at cost
  • Display
  • Backup generator system
  • Refreshments via the Community Center’s onsite cafeteria

Audio

  • TOA Wall Ceiling Speaker Model No. BS- 1130 (10 speakers in gallery space)
  • TOA Mixer Amplifier Model No A – 2120
  • TOA Volume Controller Model No AT – 303
  • Shure Wireless Mic Model No pG-3

Lights

All three galleries are fitted with an adjustable track lighting system with two options for track lights in the following quantities:

  • Sixty-one 8W LED Warm White lights
  • Twenty-nine 35W LED White lights

    Applicant Details
    Names of Participating Artists and the Curator
    In case a curator is not identified by the applicant, VM Art Gallery will become the defacto curator of the exhibition.
    Exhibition Details
    Are you interested in conducting any public programs e.g. artist talks, workshops?

    Curatorial Statement
    This should include your idea for the exhibition, the themes you are exploring, and the audience you are targeting. If this is a group exhibition, please explain the curatorial link between the artists. If this is a solo exhibition, please describe which aspect of the artist’s practice which will be highlighted.
    Documentation of Work

    Please provide images of all the artworks to be included in the show. If images are unavailable, please provide images of previous works made by the artists in the show. Images should be submitted in a pdf format with complete documentation including artist name, title of work, year, medium and dimensions for each individual image.

    Please upload video works to vimeo or youtube and include the links in the pdf with the password where necessary.

    If this is a group exhibition please ensure that documentation is included for each artist exhibiting.

    All documentation must be clearly labeled and compiled in a single pdf along with the video links. Please note that applications will not be complete without documentation.

    Artist Bio
    Please attach an additional document with short bios (max 100 words) for each of the artists in the exhibition, and the curator if applicable. Include recent gallery shows and/or Artist CV.

    I, the undersigned, have completed all the information in this application to the best of my knowledge.

    I understand that this form is an expression of interest only and will be assessed by VM Art Gallery for inclusion into VM Art Gallery's exhibition program. The gallery will inform the applicant only if the proposal is accepted. VM Art Gallery is not obliged to provide justifications for its decisions.

    Research Library

    VM Art Gallery’s Resource Center is a research space which houses publications on Pakistani and International visual arts and culture. It’s non circulating collection of books, exhibitions catalogues, directories, journals and magazines, is open and available for use by students, researchers and art enthusiasts.

    The Resource Center provides two workstations with desktops, an in house printer and scanner, access to the internet, and multimedia facilities including a TV screen.

    The center is open for visitors during gallery hours from 11am – 7pm Mondays till Saturdays.