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

Isle of Wight Open Studios
18 Jul to 21 Jul, 25 Jul to 28 Jul

WESTERN ISLE OF WIGHT ~ Newport, Cowes, Yarmouth, Freshwater, Niton and surrounding villages FRIDAY 18 JULY - MONDAY 21 JULY

EASTERN ISLE OF WIGHT ~ Ryde, Bembridge, Sandown and Shanklin, Ventnor, and surrounding villages FRIDAY 25 JULY - MONDAY 28 JULY


http://www.isleofwightarts.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/427246540692859/465662580184588/
https://twitter.com/IOWOpenStudios
Welcombe Open Studios
18 Apr to 20 Apr, 25 Jul to 27 Jul

Artists in Welcombe open their studios to visitors


http://welcombearts.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Welcombe-Open-Studios/471617789582033
https://twitter.com/WelcombeArts
Cambridge Open Studios
5 Jul to 6 Jul, 12 Jul to 13 Jul, 19 Jul to 20 Jul, 26 Jul to 27 Jul

300 artists take part in our annual Open Studios event, inviting you into their work places over four weekends in July. A huge variety of work is on show in 210 locations Free Open Studios printed guides are available – pick one up from any COS member, as well as in galleries, libraries, shops and tourist offices throughout Cambridgeshire. Some artists will also be opening an extra day on Monday July 7 to coincide with the Tour de France...


http://www.camopenstudios.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/CamOpenStudios
Heatons Arts Trail | Stockport
26 Jul to 27 Jul

A group of creatives in Heaton Moor near Stockport have come up with our very own inaugural 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
Wakefield Artwalk
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!


http://artwalk.org.uk/
https://en-gb.facebook.com/artwalk.wakefield
https://twitter.com/artwalkwake
Edinburgh Art Festival
31 Jul to 31 Aug

brings together the capital’s leading galleries, museums and artist-run spaces, alongside new public art commissions by establised and emerging artists and an innovative programme of special events. The vast majority of the festival is free to attend


http://www.edinburghartfestival.com
https://www.facebook.com/EdArtFest
https://twitter.com/EdArtFest
Kirkcudbright Art and Craft Trail
1 Aug to 4 Aug

The Beach Huts are returning to the Harbour Square for this year's 'Trail - don't miss them


http://www.artandcraftstrail.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/kirkcudbright.artandcraftstrail
#Kirkcudbright Art & Craft Trail
Pittenweem Arts Festival
2 Aug to 10 Aug

Pittenweem has around 30 artists resident in the village and many more in the surrounding chain of small fishing villages set along the lovely East Neuk coastline ~ here is an exciting mixture of well-established invited artists, newcomers and resident artists, who exhibit in homes, studios, galleries and public spaces throughout the village and its environs over 9 days, we offer visitors a wide variety of exhibitions, workshops, performances, talks and children’s events,...


http://www.pittenweemartsfestival.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/PittenweemArtsFestival
https://twitter.com/PittenweemFest
Bundeena & Maianbar Art Trail | Australia
4 May, 1 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Sep, 5 Oct

The Bundeena Art Trail is a diverse group of artists that are linked by our location, our common desire to live close to nature and an unusual willingness to open our studio's to the wider community, and offer a glimpse into the working life and creatiive journey of the artist


http://arttrail.com.au
https://www.facebook.com/arttrail.com.au
https://twitter.com/wandasart
Thanet Open Studios | Ramsgate
9 Aug to 10 Aug, 16 Aug to 17 Aug, 23 Aug to 25 Aug

Featuring many of Thanet’s finest artists and their studios, this is an ideal opportunity to meet artists, to discover how and where they produce their work and buy from them directly.


http://ramsgatearts.org/squall/open-studios
https://www.facebook.com/thanetopenstudios
https://twitter.com/ThanetOStudios
Arran Open Studios | Isle of Arran
15 Aug to 18 Aug

Thirty local artists take part in opening their studios to visitors, all around the beautiful Isle of Arran


http://www.arranopenstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Arran12
Hampshire Open Studios
16 Aug to 25 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)


http://www.hampshireopenstudios.co.uk/
Southampton Open Studio Trail
16 Aug to 17 Aug, 23 Aug to 24 Aug

there's so much to see visiting our thriving artists studios: sculpture, printmaking, painting, digital art, illustration, film, graphic design and ceramics. All Venues: 12 noon - 5 pm | More info at redhotprss.org.uk  unit11studios.wordpress.com  aspacearts.org.uk The...


https://www.facebook.com/SouthamptonOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/SotonOpenStudio
ARTMAP ARGYLL
22 Aug to 25 Aug

Creative hands across the Land

talented & innovative Artists & Makers inspired by the rich landscape they work in, deep in byways, beaches and glens. Studios for all to see, 10am to 5pm. The RED DOT TRAIL stretches from Oban (North) to the Island of Luing (West), Campbeltown (South) starting in Arrochar (East) where a warm welcome awaits visitors - ...


http://www.artmapargyll.com/
http://www.facebook.com/artmap
https://twitter.com/ArtmapArgyll
Fareham Art Trail
23 Aug to 30 Aug

a new art event coming to Fareham & showcasing talented individuals across a wide range of media


http://farehamarttrail.com/
https://www.facebook.com/FAREHAMARTTRAIL
https://twitter.com/FarehamArtTrail
Drawn to the Valley
23 Aug to 31 Aug

... attracts scores of visitors each year and is an essential part of the Tamar Valley creative calendar. Drawn to the Valley has over 160 members, ranging from painters and printmakers to ceramicists, sculptors, calligraphers, jewellers and textile artists. Beautiful and Diverse Art Locally; view the brochure online or visit your local Tourist Information Office for a hard copy. Plan your days out now with an art trail!


http://www.drawntothevalley.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Drawn-to-the-Valley/101529946552419
https://twitter.com/Drawn2Valley
Bridport & West Dorset Open Studios
23 Aug to 25 Aug

We invite visitors to explore the rich artistic culture we are lucky to have here in Bridport and its surrounding areas. You’ll find a wide variety of art on display, from well-known names to emerging artists and keen new-comers on show in studios, galleries and even in the artist’s homes. Don’t be shy! Open Studio events are designed to bring you into the artists’ workplace, to help you to experience the creative process first hand and maybe even give you a glimpse into the mind of the...


http://www.bridportopenstudios.co.uk/word/
https://www.facebook.com/BridportOS
https://twitter.com/BridportOS
Crossing Borders Art Trail
29 Aug to 31 Aug

Enjoy The Borders where Scotland and England meet. Whether you are a previous visitor to the Crossing Borders Art Trail or planning your first visit, you are sure to love late Summer in The Borders. Let the Art Trail lead you through beautiful landscape, and picturesque towns and villages


http://www.crossing-borders.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/CrossingBordersArt
https://twitter.com/CBArtTrail
Coastal Currents | Hastings & Bexhill
30 Aug to 14 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 ...


http://coastalcurrents.org.uk/category/os2014
https://www.facebook.com/CoastalCurrents
https://twitter.com/CoastalCurrents
Folkestone Triennial
30 Aug to 2 Nov
http://www.folkestonetriennial.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/fstonetriennial
https://twitter.com/FstoneTriennial
Helfa Gelf Art Trail | Open Studios
5 Sep to 7 Sep

Helfa Gelf /Art Trail, North Wales’ largest Open Studio Event, invites you to visit artists at work in their studios this September.


http://www.helfagelf.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/helfagelf
https://twitter.com/helfagelf
Perthshire Open Studios
6 Sep to 14 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...


http://www.perthshireopenstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/perthshireopenstudios
https://twitter.com/perthshireos
Herts Open Studios
6 Sep to 28 Sep

See art in action for free ! Find out about the artists, their work and inspiration and buy direct from them.  For venues and times obtain a brochure from openstudios@hvaf.org.uk


www.hvaf.org.uk
https:www.facebook.com/pages/Herts-Visual-Arts/142259805895081
https://twitter.com/HVAF
Swindon Open Studios
6 Sep to 7 Sep, 13 Sep to 14 Sep

Swindon artists open their studio doors, or showcase their work in a number of venues over 2 weekends in September - the brochure will be available on August 1st

 


www.swindonopenstudios.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/groups/117572471647816
https://twitter.com/swindonopen
NEOS
6 Sep to 14 Sep

The North East Open Studios (NEOS) is Scotland’s Largest Open Studios event. An award winning, not for profit collective of artists, makers and galleries in the North East of Scotland who open their doors to the every year


http://www.northeastopenstudios.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/NorthEastOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/NEOS_uk
Thurrock Art Trail
6 Sep to 21 Sep

Celebrting painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, potters, woodworkers, assemblage-makers, media-mixers, knitters, and more.


http://www.thurrockarts.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ThurrockArtsTrail
https://twitter.com/thurrockarts
h.art | Herefordshire Art Week
6 Sep to 14 Sep

Visit artists' studios across Herefordshire with workshops, demonstration and much more


http://h-art.herefordshire.gov.uk/
Harborough Artists Open Studios & Art Windows
13 Sep to 14 Sep, 20 Sep to 21 Sep

Everyone welcome to visit artists working in this lovely part of Leicestershire in a studio trail and Market Harborough shop windows. If you love art, this is an event not to miss

10.30am - 4.30pm


http://www.harboroughartists.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/HarboroughArtistsCluster
http://hac-arts.blogspot.co.uk/
Colchester & Tendring Open Studios
13 Sep to 14 Sep, 20 Sep to 21 Sep, 27 Sep to 28 Sep, 4 Oct to 5 Oct

Artists open their studios to you for 4 Weekends in Autumn


http://www.colchesteropenstudios.org
https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterOS
https://twitter.com/Colchester_OS
Jamaica Plain Open Studios | USA
20 Sep to 21 Sep

Jamaica Plain Opens Studios features over 200 local and regional artists in 60 plus locations in the Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain. Bike tours and other events happen throughout the weekend.


http://www.jpopenstudios.com
http://www.facebook.com/JPOpenStudios
https://twitter.com/JPArtsCouncil