• About

    Foreground: McGinlay Bell, RSA Annual Exhibition 2019. Photo Julie Howden.


    The RSA Open Exhibition of Architecture is returning once again this spring as part of the 197th RSA Annual Exhibition.


    On view from 6 May - 11 June 2023, the exhibition will showcase a diverse range of contemporary art and architecture from our Royal Scottish Academicians, plus artists and architects carefully selected from online open submissions.


    The Open Architecture element aims to highlight some of the most interesting current architectural practices across Scotland and beyond. Submission is now open for the for works of any scale and in any suitable architectural medium - including models, drawings, photography and film/animations.


    Please read the information below for full regulations and details on how to apply.

  • How to submit

    RSA Annual Exhibition 2018. Photo Douglas McCaffery.

    How to submit


    • To register and submit work online click Apply below and complete the application before the deadline of Sunday 26 February 2023.




  • Key Dates (2023)

    RSA Annual Exhibition 2019. Photo Julie Howden.

    Key Dates (2023)

    Online Application deadline Sun 26 Feb 2023 at 5pm
    Pre-selection announced Fri 24 March 2023 from midday
    Hand-in of works Thurs 20 – Sat 22 April 2023, 10am-4.30pm
    Final selection announced Wed 26 April 2023 from midday
    Exhibition open to public Sat 6 May - Sun 11 June 2023
    Collection of works Thurs 15 - Sat 17 June 2023, 10am – 4.30pm