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    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 196th RSA Annual Exhibition.


    On view from 23 April - 12 June 2022, 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

    The deadline for entry to this year's exhibition has now passed. Entries for next year will launch in winter 2022. 


    If you have submitted work for consideration for the 2022 exhibition please note that there has been a delay with the selection and results will be live from morning of Friday 11 March. Please log back into your OESS account then to find out if your work has been pre-selected. Apologies for any inconvience caused by this delay.


    If you have queries about your application please re-read the regulations and FAQs below:


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  • Key dates for 2022

    RSA Annual Exhibition 2022. Photo Julie Howden.

    Key dates for 2022

    Online Application deadline Sun 6 Feb 2022 at 5pm
    Pre-selection announced Friday 11 March 2022, from 10am
    Hand-in of works Thur 7, Fri 8, Sat 9 April, 10am - 4.30pm
    Final selection announced Wed 13 April 2022, from midday
    Exhibition open to public Sat 23 April - Sun 12 June 2022





    Banner image: McGinlay Bell, RSA Annual 2017. Photo Chris Park.


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