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Registering for Artists Open Houses

Artists Open Houses (AOH) is an open-to-all, inclusive festival, welcoming artists of all ages at all stages of their careers, working in all media. As a not for profit company, Artist Open Houses works to support and encourage artists to realize their creative potential.

Registration for the May 2016 Artists Open Houses festival opens on 1nd December 2015 and will close on 1th February 2016.

Sharing the cost of your listing with all your venue’s participating artists makes taking part in the AOH festival affordable for all.

May 2016 Festival Rates

Early bird rates

Opens Tuesday 1nd December

Closes midnight Thursday 31th December

Single (quarter page) listing, one image: £279.00

Double (half page) listing, two images: £459.00

Full-page listing, 4 images: £599.00

Normal Rates

Opens Monday 4th January

Closes 17.00 Monday 25th January

Single (quarter page) listing, one image: £309.00

Double (half page) listing, two images: £499.00

Full-page listing, 4 images: £649.00

Late rates

Opens  17.00 Monday 25th January

Closes 17.00 Monday 1th February

Single (quarter page) listing, one image: £339

Double (half page) listing, two images: £539.00

Full-page listing, 4 images: £699.00

N.B. Venues with 2-3 studios (or occupancies) must take out a minimum of a double brochure listing.

Venues with more than three studios (or occupancies) must take a full-page brochure listing.

What does my registration fee give me?

By registering as an AOH venue you will benefit from the following:

Your venue listed in the AOH printed brochure (print run 50,000), distributed throughout Brighton Sussex, SE region and London

Your venue listed in the AOH printed leaflet map (print run 50,000), distributed throughout Brighton Sussex, SE region and London

Your venue listed in the AOH website: AOH May 14 festival saw over 100,000 unique visitors in the run up to and during the festival period.

Website listings options include:

  • Artists Listing facilities for you and your guest artists
  • Venue, artist and media search

Dedicated trail maps and travel information

Year round social media campaign, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, blog

PR campaign, offering extensive local and national media, press, TV and radio coverage

Cover and 8-page editorial in Latest Homes magazine

Joint Festivals pop-up visitor information desk at Brighton station (AOH, Brighton Festival, HOUSE, Brighton Fringe)

Reciprocal marketing with partners e.g Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe, Brighton Art Fair

Personal support and advice offered to all venues

Online Guide to Opening your House

Regular newsletters and information sent to artists and visitors

Reciprocal advertising in publications such as: Pallant House Gallery Magazine, Selvedge, Aesthetica

Best Open House Award

The AOH Brochure Cover Artist Award

AOH launch party

Invitations to attend discussion groups and take part in online feedback surveys

The opportunity to join a local art trail