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March - April - May - June 2015

San Francisco

Mission Open Studios

Artists' Studios Open to the Public
March 21 - 22, 11 am - 6 pm

More than 300 artists are expected to participate giving thousands of visitors an opportunity to view and purchase beautiful, challenging and affordable art.

South of Market

Preview Artist Reception
Friday, April 10, 6 - 9 pm

Artists' Studios Open to the Public
April 11 - 12, 11 am - 6 pm

Over 60 artists will be displaying their work in an incredible variety of media, including ceramics, collage, glass, drawing, furniture, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, and more. The studios are easy to get to by walking, bicycling or by public transportation.

1.SOMA Artists Studios: 689 Bryant St., SF
2. GarageGallery: 655 Bryant St., SF
3. Lizland: 739 Clementina
4. Ritch Street Studios: 372 Ritch Street
5. Hot Studio: 585 Howard @ 2nd Street
6. South Beach Artists: 340 Bryant Street

Hunters Point Shipyard

April 25 - April 26, 11 am – 6 pm

(415) 387-5936 | | SpringOS

A former submarine barracks and naval shipyard has evolved into one of the largest community of artists in the country. The 5-acre premises, usually off-limits to the public, are open for a combination warehouse sale and exhibition.

Silicon Valley Open Studios

Weekend I: May 2 - 3 | Northern Area
Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Peninsula, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, etc

Weekend II: May 9 - 10 | Central Area
Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale, etc.

Weekend III: May 16 - 17
Southern Area & Pacific Coast

Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Saratoga and, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Montara, and Moss Beach.

888.330.6177 | | svopenstudios

Four hundred local artists open their doors, exhibiting and selling sculpture, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, wearable art, drawings, and more. Get a map online or at any public library in the two counties.

Marin County

Marin Open Studios

Weekend I: May 2 - 3 | South & Central Marin
Sausalito, Tiburon, Belvedere, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Ross and central San Rafael (Downtown to Pt. San Pedro)

Weekend II: May 9 - 10 | West & North Marin
Stinson Beach, Bolinas, Olema, Inverness, Pt. Reyes, Marshall, San Geronimo, Woodacre, Fairfax, San Anselmo, northern San Rafael (Santa Venetia to Terra Linda) Novato

(415) 499-8350 |

Paint on the walls. Clay on the stools. Shards of glass on the floors. These are the things that studios are made of. Catch an inkling of the messy nature of creation, as around 300 artists and craftsmen open up their workspaces to the public. West and North Marin artists are featured on the second weekend, and artists from San Rafael down through South Marin are featured on the first weekend.

North Coast

June 6 - 7, 11 am – 5 pm
June 13 - 14, 11 am – 5 pm

North Coast Open Studios

Various locations Eureka and Humboldt County communities

707.834.6460 |

Meet over 150 artists in their studios and experience the creative process firsthand at this annual event. Many of the artists' studios are located in unique and interesting spaces—from historic buildings in Old Town Eureka, to rustic settings with beautiful gardens along the coast and in the redwoods. Each weekend is devoted to a different part of Humboldt

East Bay

June 6 - 7, 11 am - 6 pm
June 13 - 14, 11 am - 6 pm

Pro Arts - East Bay Open Studios

Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Fremont, Oakland, Piedmont, Pinole, Pleasant Hill, Richmond, San Leandro, San Pablo.

(510) 763-4361 | | ebos

East Bay Open Studios is the biggest art event in the East Bay, spanning over thirteen cities and two counties, drawing over 60,000 studio visitors over two weekends in June every year.

September 2015

Napa Valley

September 19 - 20, 10 am - 5 pm
September 26 - 27, 10 am - 5 pm

707.257.2117 |

Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour

September Opening Reception: 18, 5 - 8 pm
September 19 - 20, 10 am – 5 pm

October 2015

Sonoma County

ARTrails 2015
October 10 - 11, 10 am - 5 pm
October 17 - 18, 10 am - 5 pm
(707) 579-2787 |

Over 140 professional artists, who work in all kinds of mediums and styles, welcome you into their studios this fall during ARTrails Open Studios. Presented by the Arts Council of Sonoma County, ARTrails provides a unique opportunity to meet artists in their workplaces for an up close and personal look at their creative processes. Here you'll find the Open Studios a great opportunity to purchase original fine arts and crafts for yourself or as gifts.

San Francisco

TBA Private Preview Gala, SomArts Gallery
TBA Exhibition Opening Reception, SomArts Gallery

Weekend #1. October 17 & 18, 11 am - 6 pm

Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios

Weekend #2. October 24 & 25, 11 am - 6 pm

Fort Mason, Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Haight, Buena Vista, Richmond, The Presidio, Sunset, West Portal, Oceanview

Weekend #3. October 31 & November 1, 11am-6pm

SOMA, Tenderloin, MIDMA, Downtown, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park

Weekend #4. November 7 & 8, 11 am - 6 pm

Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Upper Market, Glen Park

Santa Cruz County

NORTH COUNTY: October 3 & 4
SOUTH COUNTY: October 10 & 11
ENCORE WEEKEND: October 17 & 18

All artists' studios will be open from 11 am - 6 pm the first two weekends, regardless of location.

The Open Studios Art Tour is a self-guided tour with 300 studios open throughout Santa Cruz County. Art Tour information is available through the 15-month Artist Guide/Calendar, a Preview Exhibit at the Santa Cruz Art League.

Morongo Basin

WEST END October: 17 - 18
Includes: Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Pioneertown, Landers and Joshua Tree

EAST END October: 24 - 25
Joshua Tree, 29 Palms and Wonder Valley

The Open Studio Art Tours is the largest annual art event of the Morongo Basin including communities of Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Pioneertown, Landers, Joshua Tree, 29 Palms & Wonder Valley.

760-368-8306 |

November - December 2015

North Bay

BerkeleyArtisa Holiday Open Studios
Saturdays and Sundays 11 am – 6 pm
November 28 - 29
December 5 - 6, 12 - 13, 19 - 20, (21 - 24)

Over one hundred professional artists and craftspeople at studio buildings in Berkeley, California will open their doors to the public during the 16th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios. All manner of fine art and craft will be shown, including lampworked & blown glass, functional & decorative ceramics, ornaments, Menorahs, lamps & lighting, painted & custom furniture, garden art, floor cloths, clothing, textiles, many styles of jewelry, sculpture, photography, paintings, original prints & works on paper, & musical instruments. All work is handcrafted, and many pieces are one-of-a-kind.

We wish all of you happiness and success!