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

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
Peebles Arts Festival | Scottish Borders
22 Aug to 31 Aug

... we’re once again climbing the Parish Church clock tower, transforming the High Street into an Art Exhibition Trail, getting crafty with all manner of arts activities in the Burgh hall, learning to tie fishing flies, walking the 20 bridges of Peebles and bringing the brilliant Beard of Zu to play live in the Eastgate Theatre. There’s an international flavour to this year’s Peebles Arts Festival with four artists visiting us from our twin town Hendaye, on the French-Spanish border.
Plymouth Art Trail
23 Aug to 31 Aug

Artists in Plymouth welcome you to their studios, workshops and galleries as part of Drawn to the Valley open studios
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!
Fareham Art Trail
23 Aug to 30 Aug

a new art event coming to Fareham & showcasing talented individuals across a wide range of media
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
Folkestone Triennial
30 Aug to 2 Nov
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 ...
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.
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...
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
Thurrock Art Trail
6 Sep to 21 Sep

Celebrting painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, potters, woodworkers, assemblage-makers, media-mixers, knitters, and more.
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
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 | Herefordshire Art Week
6 Sep to 14 Sep

Visit artists' studios across Herefordshire with workshops, demonstration and much more
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
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
South Northamptonshire Art Trail
13 Sep to 28 Sep

Chat to the artists and see them work at their studios and other venues around South Northamptonshire! Artworks available to buy
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
Stewkley Open Studios | ACAVA
13 Sep to 14 Sep

Meet the artists in their studios and enjoy a wide selection of art disciplines at 2 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, UB6 7JD
Open Studios weekend in Perivale. Saturday and Sunday 13 & 14 September 1pm - 6pm
Cheshire Open Studios
13 Sep to 14 Sep

In September 2014 artists throughout Cheshire will open their studio doors to the public 10 am - 5pm daily
Berlin Art Week | DE
16 Sep to 21 Sep
Wilmslow Art Trail
20 Sep to 21 Sep

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!
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.
Hillingdon Open Studios | Ruislip
20 Sep to 28 Sep

Open Studios is a free event so whether you are an art lover or a complete newcomer, you’ll find something to inspire you in Hillingdon
Napa Valley Open Studios | USA
20 Sep to 21 Sep, 27 Sep to 28 Sep

Visit Napa Valley artists in their studios from 10am to 5pm throughout the Napa Valley!  A free, self-guided art discovery tour, Napa Valley Open Studios takes place over the last two weekends in September, and includes artists and fine craftspeople showing at different studio locations throughout the Napa Valley. Don't miss this opportunity to visit the creative spaces of Napa Valley, meet the artists, learn about their processes, and purchase art right at source. Some artists will be...
Art Root | East Lothian Open Studios
20 Sep to 21 Sep

as well as artists open studios we have organised group exhibitions and a range of workshops and events. This new website will keep you up to date with our participating artists, events and workshops and you can also follow the Art Root facebook page to discover our weekly featured artist
Somerset Art Weeks
20 Sep to 5 Oct

Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2014, a county-wide visual arts festival which showcases artist led-projects and exhibitions, providing a platform for artists to collaborate and show new work - SAW blogg
Merton Arts Trail | SW19
20 Sep to 21 Sep, 27 Sep to 28 Sep

participating artists collectively open their doors to you to show and sell their art
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!