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

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
Open Studios Notts 2015
2 May to 14 Jun

Over 200 artists & craft makers are taking part in 'Open Studios Notts 2015', with open studios and related art events between 2 May & 14 June, and an accompanying exhibition in the gallery space at Rufford Craft Centre from 3 May to 7 June, pointing to where and when the studios are open.


http://www.osnotts.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/openstudiosnotts
https://twitter.com/OSNotts
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

Brochure available for download


http://openstudioscornwall.tumblr.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OpenStudiosCornwall
https://twitter.com/OpenStudiosCorn
Art Trek Open Studios | NDevon
23 May to 7 Jun

Art Trek, the area’s largest open studios event


http://www.northdevonarts.co.uk/
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
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
23 May to 7 Jun

Set in the beautiful countryside of the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival celebrates a wide variety of artists and art forms.  Over 100 artists are exhibiting in our Open Studios and local galleries.  From artists exhibiting for the first time to local professional artists we can promise you an inspiring variety of art and a warm welcome in all our studios.  As a full arts festival, in the evenings we offer an experience of star performers at affordable prices.


http://www.purbeckartweeks.co.uk
http://www.facebook.com/purbeckartweek
https://twitter.com/PAWF2012
Bear Flat Artists Open Studios
23 May to 25 May

Bear Flat Artists Open Studio is now in its 13th year and takes place every late May Bank Holiday in the southwest of Bath.

This year over 30 artists will be showing in over 20 venues, all within walking distance of The Bear Hotel on Bear Flat.

Come along and discover a wealth of original art made locally here in Bath: fine art, photography, textiles, illustration, ceramics, jewellery and sculpture.


www.bearflatartists.co.uk
www.facebook.com/bearflatartists
https://twitter.com/BearFlatArtists
Gŵyl Celf Llŷn Arts Festival
23 May to 31 May

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!


http://llynartsfestival.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/680406785336003/
https://twitter.com/LlynArts
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
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
Art on the Map | Uist
30 May to 20 Jun

Welcome to the trail - an ideal way to see the amazing range of work from the creative people of the islands, stunning scenery and an opportunity to meet the artists and makers in person. From South Uist through Benbecula and Grimsay and up to North Uist – a truly inter-island event for the Southern Isles. We’d love to see you.

Entrance to all venues is free. Look out for the distinctive black and white signs around the islands.


www.uistarts.org
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
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
South East Open Studios
5 Jun to 21 Jun

artists and craftspeople across south east England open their doors to the public. It is a unique opportunity to meet, talk to and see them at work


http://www.seos-art.org
http://www.facebook.com/seopenstudios
https://twitter.com/SEOpenStudios
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
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
Surrey Artists Open Studios
6 Jun to 21 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.


http://www.surreyopenstudios.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Surrey-Artists-Open-Studios/48374786872
https://twitter.com/Surrey_Artists
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_
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
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
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
Heatons Arts Trail | Stockport
27 Jun to 28 Jun

A group of creatives in Heaton Moor near Stockport have come up with our Arts Trail weekend, all happening with artists of every genre dispalying their talents in studios and businesses around the four Heatons


https://www.facebook.com/HeatonsArtsTrail
https://twitter.com/MoiraWalton
Six Streets Art Trail
27 Jun to 28 Jun

Get ready for the Six Streets Arts Trail 2015! Coming to the streets off Kedleston Road in Derby


http://www.sixstreetsartstrail.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/SixStreetsArts
https://twitter.com/SixStreetsArts
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


http://warwickshireopenstudios.org/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Warwickshire-Open-Studios/306345612736711
https://twitter.com/WarwickshireOS
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
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


www.marlboroughopenstudios.com
https://www.facebook.com/marlboroughos
https://twitter.com/MarlboroughOS