Help us provide artists with free education and develop a far-reaching public programme by becoming a one-off or regular supporter of Open School East.

Levels of support

A £100 donation will enable us to pay for:

  • A daytime or evening talk by an artist or expert in any field
  • Screening fees for a public projection

A £200 donation will enable us to pay for:

  • A Despacito Art School weekly workshop
  • A day of mentoring for the Associates
  • An artist-led public workshop, seminar or excursion

A donation of £500 or more will enable us to pay for:

  • New equipment and materials, which we are always in need of
  • One Associate’s seed funding, which they use for artistic research and the production of a work made and presented while at OSE

You can donate via Paypal here:

Or contact co-director Anna Colin for other forms of payment (cheque or bank transfer):

What you get in return

• Name recognition in print and online
• Advance invitations to open studios and special events
• Visits to OSE and artists’ studios hosted by the Directors of OSE
• Invitation to two annual lunch receptions with the Associates, Faculty and Board

Current Supporters

Arts Council England
Kent County Council
Big Lottery Fund
Roger Stirk + Partners
Pilar Corrias


Open School East was originally commissioned by the Barbican and Create.