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All art exhibits must be approved by the Ernst Gallery Exhibition Committee. For more information, please email Mary Higgins at mhiggins@nvcc.edu. After receiving approval, the art exhibit will be booked with the Cultural Center.

Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. The gallery also serve as the theater lobby and is open without supervision during theater performances.

There is limited storage space for the gallery; therefore all work must be removed from the gallery promptly at the end of each exhibition. Artwork designed to be exhibited on a wall must be able to be displayed from a hanging rail. Nothing may be affixed directly to, on or through the wall. If needed, the exhibitor must furnish pedestals and plinths for 3-D work.

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  • Upper Gallery
  • Upper Gallery
  • Lower Gallery

Dimensions and Pricing

Seating Capacity

Theater Style (each gallery) 35 people
Reception Style (each gallery) 60 people

Dimensions

Upper Gallery 1,379 square feet
Lower Gallery 1,400 square feet

Pricing

Non-Profit Organization
Upper Gallery $30 per hour
Lower Gallery $30 per hour
Kitchen $60 per event
For-Profit Organization
Upper Gallery $45 per hour
Lower Gallery $45 per hour
Kitchen $90 per event

The Ernst Community Cultural Center requires a minimum three-hour booking. Additional charges apply for use of equipment, an administrative fee, parking and labor. A separate cleaning fee of $180 applies if the kitchen is rented.

For information on Exhibition pricing, please email Kevin Sheehan at kjsheehan@nvcc.edu.

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