Phoenix Friends will discover more about the contemporary art world through direct contact with artists and their work. Our diverse, year-round programme of Friends events offers glimpses behind-the-scenes with fascinating insights into creative processes and opportunities to meet talented artists based at Phoenix. You will also be supporting Phoenix Brighton’s important work in promoting creativity throughout the region. Our outstanding programme of contemporary art exhibitions, special arts events and creative courses are open to all, encouraging everyone to engage with the arts. Our annual Open Studio is one such popular and enjoyable free event, a real highlight in the arts calendar!
Friends Launch Event
Please join us at the Phoenix Friends launch evening, Poetography, on October 3rd.
Benefits for Friends
As a Phoenix Friend, you will be invited to exclusive Friends events, including:
- PHOTOGRAPHY AT PHOENIX
Saturday 13 October, 10:00 – 12:00
A special visit to the Brighton Photo Fringe 2018 Collectives’ Hub Exhibition with photographer Denise Felkin, followed by a visit to Phoenix photographer’s studios at 11:00. Coffee provided.
Phoenix Photographers include: Karen Barratt, Natasha Bidgood, Emma Critchley, Denise Felkin, Tom Heatley, Fergus Heron, Bernard G Mills, Wendy Pye
- TOUR OF MAKERS STUDIOS
Sunday 18 November, 11.00 – 13.00
A behind the scenes opportunity to meet some of our skilled artist makers, with a chance to buy a unique Christmas gift direct from the studio.
- FRIENDS FESTIVE DRINKS
Thursday 13 December, 14:00 – 16:00
A Friends social event with Phoenix Director Sarah Davies. There will also be an illustrated talk from Phoenix artist Christina Ure on how Phoenix is encouraging creativity in our local community.
You will receive a welcome pack, a membership card and a programme of forthcoming events.
To launch the Phoenix Friends we are offering a special membership rate of £35 for the whole year
For more information on joining Phoenix Friends, please contact email@example.com or tel: 01273 603700
'Help support Phoenix and its valuable work in the city' - Henry Normal, Patron of Phoenix Brighton