As a non profit Community Interest Arts Organisation, Open Space relies on a mix of public and private funding. The support of private donors and sponsors isvital to enable ustocontinue building an experimental platform for creative practice and encourage the work of emerging artists, curators and writers.
Through an annual programme which includes four recurring projects – exploring food as a medium, the digital and discursive, as well as research based initiatives. Open Space provides a platform for creative art practitioners to respond to a yearly theme.
There are many ways to be involved with Open Space, from collaborations to one-off donations via PayPal or joining as a supporter. We also sell artist editions in our online shop. As a platform with a community focus, we rely on everyone for support, no matter how big or small.
Our supporters are a vital part of our programme, not only as philanthropists but also by becoming an active part of Open Space. As part of our inclusive arts community, you will have back-stage access to emerging artists’ practices from studio visits to supper clubs. We have different levels of support and involvement, aimed at everyone, starting from as little as £75.
Open Space – Contemporaries £75
Open Space Contemporaries receive a limited edition tote bag alongside invitations to special events such as private views and panel discussions.
Open Space – Visionaries £250
Open Space Visionaries receive a limited edition tote bag alongside invitations to special events such as meals with artists, curators and collectors, private views, studio visits and panel discussions.
Open Space – Benefactors £750
Open Space Benefactors receive a limited edition tote bag alongside invitations to special events such as day trips, meals with artists, curators and collectors, private views, studio visits, panel discussions and discounts on selected merchandise.
Our Benefactors have a special relationship with our team, ensuring a high level of access and priority booking for all ticketed events, as well as the possibility of organising small private visits to selected exhibitions and projects (Where applicable and based upon availability).
Following five active years and a newly acclaimed arts programme, we are well placed to raise the profile of our partners and collaborators as supporters of innovative projects.
Whether with an in-kind collaboration, an exchange, or through a corporate sponsorship, there are many ways for companies to get involved and benefit from our multifaceted programme which attracts a wide and active audience from all across the UK.
If you would like to support our work or for more information please get in touch.