See where art is made, displayed and meet the artist | current events in date order

Exeter Open Studios
20 Mar to 22 Mar

Exeter Open Studios (EOS) is an artist-led art festival showcasing work by local artists living and working in Devon during the Spring with over 100 artists will be displaying their work across Exeter and Topsham from Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd March, giving art lovers and buyers an exclusive peek into their creative lives. It is a real opportunity to discover original and affordable art in Exeter and simultaneously have a fun creative weekend with the family.


http://www.exeteropenstudios.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/ExeterOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/Exe_OpenStudios
Green Door Art Trail
28 Mar to 29 Mar

More than 40 Green Door artists will be opening their studios and homes, offering the chance to take a peek at where they work and purchase original works of art, prints and cards. Artists in the South Lakes area, Cumbria and North Lancashire.


http://www.greendoor.org.uk
http://www.facebook.com/greendoorartists
https://twitter.com/greendoorart
Anglesey Arts Weeks
28 Mar to 12 Apr

60 painters, sculptors, photographers, printmakers, installation artists and craftworkers open 
their studios to visitors, along with 5 galleries. You may find anything from cards, prints and original works of art to buy; see anything from works in progress to exhibitions of contemporary art. Venues include studios, chapels, barns, sheds, galleries and artists’ homes


http://www.angleseyartsforum.org/en/aaw/
https://www.facebook.com/AngleseyArtsWeeksOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/AngleseyArts
Columbia Open Studios | USA
11 Apr to 12 Apr

a weekend-long, free tour of artists’ studios in the Greater Columbia, South Carolina area, including all of Richland and Lexington counties


http://www.701cca.org/programs-and-events-2/columbia_open_studios/
https://www.facebook.com/events/352696508237582/
Open Studios Ayrshire
24 Apr to 27 Apr

Come and enjoy the stunning Ayrshire coastline and countryside from Troon to Ballantrae - and take away a beautiful painting | photograph | vessel ... to enjoy every day and remind you of your visit!   Artists, cafters, photographers invite you to their workspaces and studios ~ Inspiration from so many styles and methods

 


http://www.openstudiosayrshire.com
http://www.facebook.com/OpenStudiosAyrshire
https://twitter.com/walker_irene
Open Studios North Fife
2 May to 3 May

artists, makers and designers welcome you to visit them in their work spaces in the north of Fife over the first weekend in May


www.openstudiosfife.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/OpenStudiosNorthFife
https://twitter.com/OpenStudiosFife
Open Up | Sheffield & South Yorkshire
2 May to 4 May, 9 May to 10 May

Open UpOver 150 artists in Sheffield and South Yorkshire in 63 venues, across 2 weekends you are welcomed by a range of artists of different genres, who produce an astonishing array of quality, creative work in every style and medium imaginable. Watch artists demonstrate their techniques, exhibit and make their work, and some artists will offer opportunities to take part in workshop activities. Come and see what they do, how they do it, and ask them why they do it!


http://www.openupsheffield.co.uk
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Open-Up-Sheffield/165739436837727
https://twitter.com/openupsheffield
Oxfordshire Artweeks
2 May to 25 May

North Oxfordshire  2 - 10 May
Oxford City   9 - 17 May
South Oxfordshire  16 - 25 May 

Each May, Oxfordshire artists and craftspeople open their studios to the public for the county’s most important arts festival.


http://www.artweeks.org/
https://www.facebook.com/OxfordshireArtweeks
https://twitter.com/OxonArtweeks
Cockpit Arts | WC1
8 May to 10 May, 15 May to 17 May

Holborn: 8-10 May @ Cockpit Yard  Northington Street  London WC1N 2NP
Deptford: 15-17 May @ 18-22 Creekside  London SE8 3DZ

Fri: 6-9pm, Sat & Sun 11am-6pm

FREE! Come along! See behind the scenes and support extraordinary independent designer-makers, making craft with creative edge


http://www.cockpitarts.com
https://www.facebook.com/cockpitarts
https://twitter.com/Cockpit_Arts
BS9 Arts Open Studios
9 May to 10 May

Meet artists at venues  in  Stoke Bishop,  Westbury-on-Trym  &  Henleaze

11am - 5pm


http://www.bs9arts.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/BS9-Arts/605774372826383
https://twitter.com/BS9Arts
Ilfracombe Art Trail
9 May to 10 May

An open house event of artists, of all disciplines, displaying their work in their own homes, art galleries, shops, cafes, restaurants etc all around the town


http://artilfracombe.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/IlfracombeArtTrail
https://twitter.com/Art_Ilfracombe
Angus Open Studios
14 May to 18 May

Angus Open Studios ~ fostering and promoting artists, contemporary and traditional craftsmen, and designer-makers in Angus


http://www.angusopenstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/AngusOpenStudios
Second Floor Studios | SE18
16 May to 17 May

We currently have a membership of over 270 artists, crafts makers and designers ranging from recent graduates, emerging artists and makers to long established practitioners - See more at: http://www.secondfloor.co.uk/#sthash.FX3WCOkP.dpuf


http://www.secondfloor.co.uk
https://twitter.com/2ndfloorstudios
Crickhowell Open Studios
23 May to 25 May
http://www.crickhowellinfo.org.uk/http://www.visitcrickhowell.co.uk/what-to-do/activities/art-galleries/artist-studios/tourism/attractions/festivals-events/listing/526
https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/crickhowell-open-studios/
https://twitter.com/orielcric
Wylye Valley Art Trail
23 May to 31 May

a nine day festival of visual art and craft in and around the Wylye Valley, South Wiltshire. A unique opportunity to see the wide range of art being carried out in this area. Visit open studios, exhibitions and galleries. Meet and talk to artists and craftspeople.


http://wvat.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wylye-Valley-Art-Trail/170107543030942
https://twitter.com/WylyeValleyArt
Open Studios Cornwall
23 May to 31 May

artists and craftspeople throwing open the doors to their studios for a week at the beginning of the summer 2014

Brochure available for download at http://www.creativeskills.org.uk/open-studios-cornwall-2014


http://openstudioscornwall.tumblr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OpenStudiosCornwall
https://twitter.com/OpenStudiosCorn
Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios
23 May to 7 Jun

272 artist venues involving over 550 artists, will be open across Norfolk. Art Trails, demonstrations and events have also been organised by artists for visitors.  See the website for full details and to download a brochure containing all artist venues.


http://www.nnopenstudios.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/NNOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/NNOpenStudios
Rutland Open Studios
30 May to 31 May, 6 Jun to 7 Jun, 13 Jun to 14 Jun, 20 Jun to 21 Jun, 27 Jun to 28 Jun

Art in the Making - an action packed weekend of art and craft 30 & 31 May  followed an invitation to visit their studios and workshops throughout weekends in June.


http://www.rutlandopenstudios.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/RutlandOpenStudio
https://twitter.com/Rutopstud
E17 Art Trail | London
30 May to 14 Jun

Bestow giftwraps the invitation of over 3500 practising artists and creative contributors, an invitation to enjoy the vision, to relish the gifts and to consider the ideas of our creative community. Doors are open to you revealing new compositions in artists workspaces and homes. Poets, playwrights, musicians, and comics will captivate you with stories old and new. You will encounter art that is joyous, challenging, confrontational, delightful, humourous, distinguished,...


http://www.e17arttrail.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/E17ArtTrail
https://twitter.com/E17ArtTrail
Shropshire Hills Art Week
30 May to 7 Jun

Shropshire Hills Art Week | SHAW set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a wonderful way to discover artists and makers who are opening their studios for visitors to come and see their wonderful, skilled and unique creations.


http://www.shropshirehillsartweek.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shropshire-Hills-Art-Week/569377059810156
https://twitter.com/ShropsHillsArt
Wilmslow Art Trail
5 Jun to 7 Jun

Wilmslow is staging its first ever Art Trail on Sept 20/21st 2014. Wonderful pop-up exhibitions by professional artists will be dotted around the town's venues!


https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wilmslow-Art-Trail/1433598846919642
https://twitter.com/WilmslowArt
Forth Valley Open Studios
6 Jun to 14 Jun

Welcome to Forth Valley Open Studios

Artists across Central Scotland open their doors to you


http://www.forthvalleyopenstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/forthvalley.openstudios
https://twitter.com/FVOS_
Harrow Open Studios
6 Jun to 7 Jun, 13 Jun to 14 Jun

Open weekends

An independent & diverse group of artists
whose main focus is to invite the public to visit their studios

 

• View art work • Meet artists
• Buy or commission original affordable art
  


http://www.harrowopenstudios.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Harrow-Open-Studios/105361956176346
https://twitter.com/HarrowOpStudios
Bucks Open Studios
6 Jun to 21 Jun

In June every year over 500 artists and makers from the county including painters, glass workers, basket weavers, metal workers, wood turners, jewellery makers, book makers, print makers and silk makers will be opening their studios to everyone for free and showcasing their talent through demonstrations, exhibitions and workshops with opportunities to buy as well.

 


www.bucksopenstudios.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/bucksopenstudios
https://twitter.com/BucksOpenStudio
North Yorkshire Open Studios
6 Jun to 7 Jun, 13 Jun to 14 Jun

Welcome to North Yorkshire Open Studios – A free event that combines culture, breathtaking views and a chance to hone your navigation skills! Each year, artists and makers across the whole of North Yorkshire invite the public into a host of intriguing spaces. From hidden locations on the North Yorkshire Moors and harbourside huts in Whitby and Scarborough to suburban living rooms in Harrogate and beautiful back gardens in the remote Yorkshire Dales


http://www.nyos.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/NorthYorkshireOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/NY_open_studios
Open Studios Evanston | USA
6 Jun

1 Event, 100 Artists - a citywide tour of artists studios


http://openstudiosevanston.blogspot.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ArtStudiosEvanston
https://twitter.com/evanstarts
Wirral Open Studios Tour
13 Jun to 14 Jun

Come see art and meet artists on the Wirral! Wirral Art (previously known as Artists in our Midst) is a community group which was founded in 2009 by artist Micheline Robinson in order to create art events and a quality arts trail (Open Studio Tour) on the Wirral peninsula. All members are professional or semi-professional artists and the group aims to promote the arts on the Wirral ...


http://www.wirralart.com/
https://www.facebook.com/wirralart
https://twitter.com/WirralStudios
Penge Arts Trail | SE20
13 Jun to 28 Jun

Artists' open houses and exhibitions in local cafés and restaurants - to visit, explore, buy art from the makers, join workshops, immerse yourself in art - illustrated brochure/map available: online and physical copy.  Art in Penge did not stop with Pissarro!


https://www.facebook.com/festivalpenge/posts/390430111128888
Art House Leicester
13 Jun to 15 Jun

Art House Annual Exhibition.Open House Art Exhibition and Trail in the Clarendon Park & Stoneygate areas of Leicester ~
Jewellery, Textiles, Fine Art, Sculpture & Ceramics


http://www.art-house.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/art.house.leicester
https://twitter.com/ArtHouseLeics
Cotswolds Open Studios
27 Jun to 28 Jun

Talented craftspeople and artists in the Cirencester, Fairford and Tetbury area throw open their doors to the visitors


http://www.creativesintobusiness.com/Projects/cotswold-open-studios-hidden-treasures.html
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cotswold-Open-Studios-Hidden-Treasures/124549534368074
https://twitter.com/CotswoldOpenStu