Embracing Creativity:
The Phoenicia Malta's Artist in Residence Programme

In the heart of the Mediterranean, where the azure waters meet the vibrant culture of Malta, lies a beacon for both art enthusiasts and travellers seeking a unique experience: The Phoenicia Malta. Beyond its luxurious accommodations and breath-taking views, the hotel proudly hosts a dynamic platform for local artists through its Artist in Residence programme.

Nestled within the grandeur of The Phoenicia Malta is the Palm Court Lounge, a space that transcends mere aesthetics to become a gallery of Maltese creativity. Every month, a different local artist steps into the spotlight, showcasing their talent amidst the hotel’s bustling ambiance. It’s not just an exhibition; it’s an immersion into the soul of Malta’s art scene.

The allure of the Palm Court Lounge lies in its footfall — a steady stream of guests from around the world. Here, artists find not just a space to display their work, but a stage to captivate a diverse audience. From curious travellers seeking a piece of Malta to connoisseurs appreciating local talent, the lounge is a melting pot of appreciation for artistic expression.

artist in residence
artist in residence

For the artists, the programme offers more than just exposure; it’s a gateway to recognition and sustainability. The sales generated, often from guests eager to take home a memento of their Maltese experience, provide tangible support for the artists’ craft. It’s not uncommon to witness a piece of art finding a new home, carrying with it memories of Malta and the artist’s narrative.

The Phoenicia Malta’s commitment to supporting local artists goes beyond providing a platform. The hotel continually invests in enhancing the exhibition experience, recognizing the value it brings to both guests and the artistic community. Upcoming plans include new lighting installations, promising to elevate the showcase even further and illuminate the intricacies of each masterpiece.

Such dedication has made the Artist in Residence programme a coveted opportunity among local artists. With slots booked months in advance, it’s a testament to both its popularity and impact. For artists, it’s a chance to not only display their work but to be part of a legacy — a tradition of celebrating Malta’s vibrant artistic heritage.

In a world where creativity knows no bounds, initiatives like The Phoenicia Malta’s Artist in Residence programme serve as beacons of inspiration and unity. They remind us of the power of art to transcend barriers and forge connections, leaving an indelible mark on those who experience it.

As the sun sets over the Maltese horizon, casting its golden glow upon The Phoenicia Malta, one thing remains certain — within its walls, creativity thrives, and the spirit of Malta’s artists continues to shine brightly, illuminating the path for generations to come.

fabio borg artist in residence

Interested in exhibiting at The Phoenicia Malta?
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