Blog #11: Guest Blog by Kay Aplin

Made in Korea Residency While the Made in Korea exhibition was on at The Ceramic House, part of Artists Open Houses, during May and into June, we had two charming and talented Korean artists in residence at The Ceramic House for seven weeks. This is the second residency we have run here and it went […]

Blog #10: Guest Blog by Latest Brighton

I was happy to present the Best Open House Award on behalf of The Latest last week, although it was genuinely a very tough decision. Artists’ ‘open houses’ vary so dramatically, and the longlist decided by the public was strong across the board. How can one compare a house with finely crafted jewellery with another […]

Blog #9: Guest Blog by Grace Eyre

Grace Eyre is a local charity that works with adults with learning disabilities. Our building on Montefiore Road in Hove has been opening its doors to the public by participating in the Artists Open Houses for about 10 years now. During this time we’ve exhibited many of our artists’ work in a wide range of […]

Blog #8: AOH Awards short lists

Best Newcomer Award, sponsored by Handmade at Amazon: The winner is: Sophie Wake – Red Brick House Congratulations to runners up: Anniek Verholt Bright Moon Studio – Imogen di Sapia Fleurs Cottage – Christa Hook   The Best Artists Open House Award, sponsored by The Latest/Latest TV: The winner is: Montefiore Open House     No.9: Seven Dials trail Congratulations […]

Blog #7: The Final Weekend of AOH 2017

As we head into the final weekend of the 2017 AOH festival, don’t miss out on some fantastic Open Houses! The Ceramic House: Made in Korea, showing the work of 15 South Korean ceramicists, is open for one final weekend at The Ceramic House in the Fiveways trail. If you haven’t seen it yet, don’t […]

Holiday Houses!

It’s not over yet! This may be the last weekend of May 2017 AOH but … it’s a three day weekend .. And over 50 fantastic Open Houses are also open on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May. Read more… In the Brunswick Town Trail Venue 5: Sue Penrose Mosaics and Guests is open on Bank Holiday Monday […]

Blog #6: AOH Schools day-Saturday 20th

Melanie Thomas from Varndean School:                ‘We are exhibiting GCSE Art and Technology final pieces as well as sketch books and portfolios. There will be a range of paintings, ceramics, drawings, screen printing, textiles, resistant materials, graphics and much more. As well as work from Year 11 students there will […]

Blog #5: Phoenix Brighton

  Phoenix Brighton, Artists Open Houses 2017 Phoenix Brighton opened its studio doors to the public on Friday 12th May. From the basement to forth floor, it offers a curious and unique glance into the creative work-spaces of painters, visual artists, ceramicists, print makers and many more. Also don’t forget to see two exhibitions North Gallery: Present Tense […]

Blog #4: YMCA Open House

The Artists Open is Houses Festival started with many different opening nights around the city and beyond, all with a great turnout. YMCA DownsLink Group are a part of Hove trail and are now in their second year of being an Open House. YMCA’s private view took place in their headquarters (Hove) on Thursday night. […]

Blog #3: AfricArt

Artists Open Houses talks to AfricArt’s Renate Braimah: AfricArt: 18 Redhill Dr. Brighton BN1 5FH 1-Your Open House is called AfricArt. Can you tell us about your open house artists and the media they use? Our artists are a bit different from those in other houses as most of them come from Africa. Some of […]

Blog #2: Rebel Yarns

Brighton art activist Dani Ahrens, Rebel Yarns answered our questions. See below.   1.Is this the first time you’ve taken part AOH and why did you decide to do it? Yes, this is my first open house. I always enjoy going round the open houses local to me in Hanover. Last year, I noticed knitted and […]

New blog: The Flamingo House

1-Your Open House is called The Flamingo House. Can you tell us about this name and the artist group you’re hosting?  Ha, well my real name is actually Fleming so my family have always been known as the Flamingos, hence why we decided to call our home the Flamingo House. Contraire to popular belief, the […]