Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make my work known to the Curatorial Team at the Triton Museum of Art?

Artists may send examples of their work or exhibition proposals, or share their work with the Triton Museum of Art by email only to

  • Please send no more than ten images.
  • Please send images as an attachment. Very high resolution images may be difficult to upload. Do not imbed the images in the email. Emails with embedded images will not be opened.
  • Artists may also direct attention to artist’s websites for curatorial review.
  • Artists will receive an email response after materials are reviewed. The Museum will retain on file the addresses and emails of artists of interest for future reference.
All inquiries are reviewed and retained on file for future reference, however, due to the high volume of emails, we are unable to respond to all inquiries.

I have a beautiful piece of art that I would like to donate. How can I give it to the Triton Museum of Art?

Please contact Preston Metcalf, Executive Director, at

Do you offer internships?

Yes, the Triton Museum of Art offers internships in a variety of fields, including curatorial, development, education and marketing. For more information, contact or call at 408-247-2438

Can I contact the Museum for an appraisal or authentication of artwork?

It is the policy of the Triton Museum of Art to prohibit its employees from offering valuations, appraisals, or authentications for works of art. We recommend that you use a qualified appraiser or reputable auction house. See below for a selected, partial list of auction houses and appraisal services.