Exhibit Criteria

Community Exhibit Program

  • This program accepts exhibits that feature stories of the people or events that have shaped Ontario’s communities.
  • Exhibits must fit into one of the available exhibit cases - there are four different sizes.
  • Exhibits must be non-political and non-partisan.
  • Promotional or commercial exhibits are not permitted.
  • Inclusion of three-dimensional objects is strongly encouraged.
  • Final exhibit text will be bilingual (French and English). Translation services are provided by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
  • A Loan Agreement must be signed by all participating institutions upon installation of their exhibit.

Other Information

  • A general theme or story is required for the application.  Exhibit text does not need to be finalized in order to apply.
  • Accepted participants will be informed of a deadline for all exhibition text including captions for photos and object labels. All text must not exceed 400 words. This includes a main text panel and all captions. Any text submitted after the deadline for translation cannot be included in the exhibit. 
  • The Legislative Assembly of Ontario will print and mount all text panels and labels for each exhibit. 
  • We would be pleased to print high-quality photo images, provided the institution submits electronic files by the text and image deadline.