See where art is made, displayed and you can meet the artist | current events in date order
Whanganui Artists Open Studios | NZ
22 Mar to 23 Mar, 29 Mar to 30 Mar
Each year our artists open their studio doors and invite you to experience their creative world, welcoming your questions about their art practice, freely giving of their time, beliefs and experience and offering exceptional works directly from their studios and galleries at excellent prices
29 Jan, 26 Mar, 28 May, 30 Jul, 24 Sep, 26 Nov
On a Wednesday in alternate months, take a walk on the wild side and experience Wakefield’s alternative night out! Venues across Wakefield come alive with a variety of visual arts and crafts, live music, and performances. All are welcome, so slip on some comfy shoes and come and enjoy the art on offer whilst you explore our city!
Exeter Open Studios
28 Mar to 30 Mar
Have a free, fun weekend with the family and meet some interesting people at Exeter Open Studios
Coromandel Arts Tour | NZ
19 Apr to 20 Apr, 26 Apr to 27 Apr
For 2 weekends, over 25 artists from around Coromandel town invite you to their studios. You can meet the artists, see new work in the context that it is created, buy direct from the artist, network and learn new techniques.
Cambridge Arts Open Studios | USA
26 Apr to 27 Apr
For the first time in its tradition, Cambridge Open Studios will take place over one spectacular weekend this spring. Artists throughout Cambridge will open their doors to the public for the sixth annual city-wide event. Meet local artists and discover unique paintings, jewelry, fiber arts, ceramics, film, mixed-media, literary works, and more!
Lexington Open Studios | USA
26 Apr to 27 Apr
Grab a map on-line or at the locations listed on our website and spend a couple of days, perhaps on your bicycle, scouting out all the nooks and crannies in the town to see what goes on in these artists' studios
Needham Open Studios | USA
3 May to 4 May
Come take a behind-the-scenes look at Needham's community of visual artists, tour and visit the artists in their studios, see how they make their art, and find unique hand-made treasures
Artists' Open Houses | Brighton & Hove
3 May to 4 May, 10 May to 11 May, 17 May to 18 May, 24 May to 25 May
The Artists Open Houses festivals provide the perfect opportunity to view and buy artwork directly from artists and makers, in the artists homes and studios. Many visitors buy their first piece of original artwork at an Open House and return again year after year. Exhibiting artists include many experienced and professional artists, others starting out on their careers, as well as marginalised artists, school and college students. (some studios, mainly in Hove are also open on the two Bank...
Dandenong Ranges Open Studios | Australia
3 May to 4 May
You are invited to observe the lives of artists in the hills.
The person, the process, the space and the object
Nillumbik Artists Open Studios | Australia
23 Nov to 24 Nov, 30 Nov to 1 Dec, 3 May to 4 May, 10 May to 11 May
38 artists, 25 studios and disciplines including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and photography. There’s something for everyone so be inspired and join in on this great opportunity to see masters at work
Fowey Arts Trail
10 May to 17 May
NEW Artists of Fowey invite to see their work in studios, galleries and around estuary, where Daphne du Maurier lived.
Crouch End Open Studios | N8
10 May to 11 May
A borough wide opportunity to visit artists in your area and see where they work, how they decide what to make and if you like it, you can buy direct or find our where their work is available during the year
Wimbledon Open Studios
15 May to 18 May
Bollington Festival Art Trail
17 May to 18 May, 24 May to 25 May
The Art Trail is an open studios event taking place on two weekends over the Bollington Festival.
Angus Open Studios
22 May to 26 May
Angus Open Studios ~ fostering and promoting artists, contemporary and traditional craftsmen, and designer-makers in Angus
Dorset Art Weeks
24 May to 8 Jun
Artists, designers and makers open their homes and studios to visitors. A renowned, biennial, two week, county wide, flagship event - one of the three largest events of its type in the country - visitors come from across the UK and internationally to this much loved event
Gŵyl Celf Llŷn Arts Festival
24 May to 1 Jun
NEW festival is on the Llyn Peninsula in NW Wales! An exciting opportunity to see artists at work in their studios, to chat with artists and crafts people about their creative process, to experience the amazing diversity of talent in the local area, or to participate in one of the many workshops. Come see artists doing what they do best!
E17 Art Trail | London
30 May to 15 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,...
Shropshire Hills Art Week
31 May to 8 Jun
The Shropshire Hills Art Week (SHAW) is a new art organisation promoting artists and makers who are opening their studios for visitors to come and see their wonderful, skilled and unique creations.
Rutland Open Studios
31 May to 1 Jun, 7 Jun to 8 Jun, 14 Jun to 15 Jun, 21 Jun to 22 Jun, 28 Jun to 29 Jun
Art in the Making - an action packed weekend of art and craft 31 May & 1 June followed an invitation to visit their studios and workshops throughout weekends in June.
Bucks Open Studios
7 Jun to 22 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.
Surrey Artists Open Studios
7 Jun to 22 Jun
Open Studios offer the public direct access to artists and makers and gives you a valuable insight into how artwork is produced for 16 days this summer event is all about visiting studios, meeting artists and makers, seeing them at work, trying your hand at something and meeting fellow enthusiasts en route. The brochure goes to print in April
Forth Valley Open Studios
7 Jun to 15 Jun
Welcome to Forth Valley Open Studios
Artists across Central Scotland open their doors to you
Art House Leicester
7 Jun to 8 Jun
Art House Annual Exhibition.Open House Art Exhibition and Trail in the Clarendon Park & Stoneygate areas of Leicester ~
Harrow Open Studios
7 Jun to 9 Jun, 14 Jun to 15 Jun
An independent & diverse group of artists
• View art work • Meet artists
Leigh Art Trail
7 Jun to 14 Jun
The Leigh Art Trail was founded in 1997 as a community of artists who share a passion for their work. Operating as a co-operative, every year they invite the public the opportunity to walk around the delightful fishing town of Leigh on Sea to not only view their work, but to explore the town, its historic landmarks and its many studios and independent shops.
Pullens Yards Open Studios | SE17
13 Jun to 15 Jun
Clements Yard, Iliffe Yard & Peacock Yard artists, makers & expert practitioners whatever their field of endeavour will open their studios for a vibrant weekend of art, artisanship, activities, demonstrations, music, food & drink with art and design works for sale
Wirral Open Studios Tour
14 Jun to 15 Jun
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 ...
ARThouse Open Studios
27 Jun to 29 Jun, 4 Jul to 6 Jul
ARThouse is Richmond upon Thames’ annual open studios festival. Summertime is a beautiful time of year in Richmond and all ARThouse venues are free, so do take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to meet local artists in their own unique environments.
PAOS Open studios
28 Jun to 29 Jun, 5 Jul to 6 Jul, 12 Jul to 13 Jul