May 8, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- What started as two small events in 2010, showcasing local art to enhance the guest experience, ArtNight is now an award winning experiential platform. Recently adopted as a brand standard, more than 300
hotels will transform into a space for creativity and inspiration during their ArtNight event this year.
"We are excited to enhance our ArtNight program and bring the experience to even more travelers this year," said
, vice president and global brand manager, SpringHill Suites by Marriott. "ArtNight reflects our brand's commitment to style and is an excellent partnership helping cast a spotlight on local art communities."
To create a gallery inspired experience, every SpringHill Suites hotel will partner with an aspiring local artist to display a variety of artwork in the lobby. Some previous partners have included
first public high school for the arts,
. ArtNight has been recognized as an industry leading initiative, receiving the Silver Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Award for on-property marketing and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Thoth Award for Outstanding Achievement in the category of Media Relations: Print Campaign.
SpringHill Suites recognizes the importance of art in everyday life and is focused on delivering modern style and design to its guests. ArtNight provides a unique opportunity for guests and neighbors to appreciate the local flair while presenting aspiring artists an outlet to showcase their talent. With a wide array of mediums on display, guests can experience a taste of their destination without leaving the lobby.