See where art is made, displayed and meet the artist | current events in date order
Maui Open Studios Event | USA
7 Feb to 8 Feb, 14 Feb to 15 Feb, 21 Feb to 22 Feb
The Annual Maui Open Studios Event is held over all 4 weekends in February every year on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The event kicks off each year with a festive Opening Celebration and Preview Exhibition where art-lovers, both local and tourist alike, can enjoy live music, cash bars and no-host appetizers as well as meet many of the artists in person and preview a few pieces of their work. A 40-page, full-color Maui Open Studios guidebook is also available. The event continues for three...
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
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!
2 May to 25 May
North Oxfordshire 2 - 10 May
Each May, Oxfordshire artists and craftspeople open their studios to the public for the county’s most important arts festival.
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
BS9 Arts Open Studios
9 May to 10 May
Meet artists at venues in Stoke Bishop, Westbury-on-Trym & Henleaze
11am - 5pm
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
Angus Open Studios
14 May to 18 May
Angus Open Studios ~ fostering and promoting artists, contemporary and traditional craftsmen, and designer-makers in Angus
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
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.
Crickhowell Open Studios
23 May to 25 May
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.
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
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.
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.
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,...
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!
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
Forth Valley Open Studios
6 Jun to 14 Jun
Welcome to Forth Valley Open Studios
Artists across Central Scotland open their doors to you
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.
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 ~
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
Warwickshire Open Studios
27 Jun to 12 Jul
Warwickshire Open StudiosWarwickshire's Premier Art Event
Visitors who would like early notice and a copy of the brochure when published, sign up to our mailing list
Marlborough Open Studios
4 Jul to 5 Jul, 11 Jul to 12 Jul, 18 Jul to 19 Jul, 25 Jul to 26 Jul
Join the MOS community for an extended art trail stretching from the Devizes, Calne and Pewsey areas, through the Pewsey Vale to the heart of Marlborough and across to Froxfield, Baydon and Hungerford. Artists will be pleased to talk to you about their work, methods, passions or even their garden
Arran Open Studios | Isle of Arran
14 Aug to 17 Aug
Over thirty local artists take part in opening their studios to visitors all around the beautiful Isle of Arran. Wander from studio to studio through Arran's beautiful landscape. View paintings, drawings, etchings, jewellery, pottery, textiles, woodturning, photography all in the backdrop of our beautiful island. See how artists work, find out what inspires them and, if you like,have the opportunity to purchase something unique and locally created. Arran's artists look forward to meeting...
Hampshire Open Studios
22 Aug to 31 Aug
The artists have opened their studios and homes to showcase their work available to buy. Take this opportunity to acquire an original artwork. Talk to the artists, jewellers, photographers, potters and makers.
Look for the PINK direction arrows (not all venues have them)
Coastal Currents | Hastings & Bexhill
28 Aug to 13 Sep
Artists in their homes, studios, beach huts and gardens ~ offering a wealth of arts and crafts from bold outdoor sculptures, to paintings, prints, jewellery, textiles, ceramics, books and prints ~ wonderful opportunity to meet local artists and makers, browse, buy or commission artwork ...
The Art Tour Northumberland
5 Sep to 6 Sep, 12 Sep to 13 Sep, 19 Sep to 20 Sep, 26 Sep to 27 Sep
held annually during the summer months, with associated events before Christmas. As many as 80 artists open their studios to the public across Northumberland. Visitors have the chance to see the whole creative process, talk to artists and purchase work as well as enjoying a day out in the countryside
Devon Open Studios
5 Sep to 20 Sep
Devon Open Studios is a unique opportunity to meet artists in their studios in some of the most beautiful, unexplored parts of Devon. In addition to being able to buy art direct from the creator, many demonstrate, give talks or give you a chance to have a go.
Perthshire Open Studios
5 Sep to 15 Sep
Welcome to Perthshire Open Studios
Nine days for artists to share with you, the visitor, their diverse and creative talent from Paintings, Drawings and Photography to Textiles, Jewellery, Sculptures and Ceramics and much, much more. Venues across Perthshire, Kinross-shire and other neighbouring counties. Some of the art is good enough to eat, and indeed you can - but check with the artist first!
It is a unique opportunity...