Take Part 2022

The deadline for artists to apply to take part in Norfolk Open Studios 2022 has now closed. An extension has been given to the school deadline, which is now Friday 29 April.

Norfolk Open Studios welcomes applications from all artists, groups of artists and schools. If your studio, workspace or school is based in Norfolk with a Norfolk postcode, you can take part. To find out more about the scheme, see About Norfolk Open Studios.

The event will be held once again in early autumn, 24 September to 9 October.

How to apply


School application deadline extended to Friday 29 April

Schools can complete an application in either of the following ways:


Late artist applications will be considered on an individual basis. If you want to check before completing a form, email openstudios@nnfestival.org.uk or call 01603 877762.

To take part you need to complete an application form (details below), read and agree to the terms and conditions and make payment for your membership fee.

Artists and Groups can complete an application form in the following ways:

Membership fees

  • Individual artist membership: £110.00 (inc. VAT). If there are other artists exhibiting in your studio/venue they must also pay the individual membership fee. Another option is to apply as a group to cover all the artists in that one venue. 
  • Artist group membership: £300.00 (inc. VAT). Group membership is defined as members that are not specifically taking part as individual artists and/or are run or occupied by more than one person. It is financially beneficial to participate as a group if there are more than 3 artists exhibiting in one venue. All artists within a group must be living or working in Norfolk and at least one artist from the group must be present at the venue to meet and talk with visitors during Open Studios.
  • School membership: £110 (inc. VAT)  

Membership fees include:

  • A profile and artwork image in the NOS brochure
  • NOS website listing, which remains published on the website for up to a year
  • Access to NOS marketing materials
  • (Artists & Groups) An opportunity to exhibit a piece of artwork at the week-long Preview Exhibition at the Forum in Norwich, 15 to 21 August 2022
  • (Artists & Groups) An opportunity to exhibit as part of a Preview exhibition in your district (subject to demand and an artist volunteering to coordinate this in your district)
  • Press, PR and marketing support for the scheme as a whole.

Terms & Conditions

All participating artists and schools must agree to the terms and conditions of taking part, these can be viewed via the links below:

If you have any queries, please email openstudios@nnfestival.org.uk.