Creativity is fundamental in making The Beaney a vibrant and exciting place for everyone. Whenever possible we offer opportunities for artists to create, explore, engage, share and challenge using our collections and building as a resource for inspiration.

Current Artist Opportunities:


Artists’ Opportunity! Call for entries: from Kent-based artists and photographers

Here’s Looking at You! selling exhibition

Kent-based artists and photographers are invited to submit work around the theme of portraiture (wide interpretations welcome!), for a selling exhibition in the Front Room Gallery at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge. This will be held in parallel with the Taylor Wessing exhibition touring from the National Portrait Gallery (in the Beaney Special Exhibitions Gallery) and coincides with the Canterbury Festival.

Deadline for applications: 8am Wednesday 6th September

For full details, or to apply, click here