Attention Emerging And Young Artists!

This year we are teaming up with No Jobs in the Arts; a creative platform promoting emerging artists from Derbyshire and the East Midlands.

NJITA are looking to interview emerging artists taking part in the 2020 DoArts event, post artist features on their social media platforms, create an emerging artist's trail map and possibly create a printed publication of work by DoArts emerging artists.

So, if you're a young or emerging practitoner who has applied to to take part in in Derbyshire Open Arts 2020 and would like to be considered for any of these opportunities, register your interest by contacting


Details coming soon for the 2020 event

Latest venues with spaces for artists now added

4 spaces are available at The Green Man Gallery, Buxton. Contact: Caroline 01298 937375

6 spaces at a big venue in the South of the county - Egginton, Contact:

A garden for 3D work at Peak Potters, Whaley Bridge. Contact:

Upstairs rooms for 2 artists at Little Fika Cafe, Whaley Bridge. Contact:

Pitch Blue Creative, Wirksworth. Contact:  Caroline 07736 423 352, Roz 07742 440 165

Wall space for up to 3 artists plus use of a video screen at Wirksworth Heritage Centre. Contact: Roger,

2 spaces at the URC Hall, Holymoorside, Chesterfield. Contact;

Spaces available at Victoria Hall, Glossop in a grade two victorian building. Contact:

Garden space - bring own gazebo if needed - Matlock. Contact:



A call out for anyone who has marketing skills and may want to join us in creating our media publicity campaign for 2020. Email us

Plan your own Arts Trail

You can now plan your own artist’s trail on the Derbyshire Open Arts website. Sign in and click my trails on the top grey menu bar and plan your vist to your 'favourite' artists.

Thousands upon thousands!

Brochures are now in circulation in the thousands all over Derbyshire and beyond the borders.

Also artists have many thousands to take to events and places of their choosing.

Applications for artists to take part in the 2019 event are now closed.

Please see 'contact' if you would like information about  next year.

Still time to reply! - Networking Invitations For The Artists in the 2019 Event. Please try to come along and pick up your brochures and other essential items at the same time! We are looking forward to meeting as many artists as possible.

2019 artists are invited to The Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall, Hardwick Square, Buxton, SK17 6PY on April 3rd, 7pm

- to meet and widen networks

- to share experiences of Derbyshire Open Arts

- to share hints and ideas for good practice

- to find help with social media if needed

Experience to share and/or a whizz on social media?

- we need you

A newcomer and/or would welcome advice with Instagram or Facebook?

- we want you

This is also an opportunity for the participating artists to collect orders of brochures and posters etc if it is known they are attending

So please R.S.V.P. to