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Open Studios & Events Manager
Welcome! Open Studios Art tour is your opportunity to explore creativity in Santa Cruz County. For 31 years, our goal has been simple: connect artists with people who love art. For the first three weekends in October, artists from the redwoods to the bay open their studios so that friends, neighbors, and strangers from near and far can discover art in this stunning county.
Dates for the 2016 Tour:
South County – Saturday & Sunday, October 1st & 2nd
North County – Saturday & Sunday, October 8th & 9th
All County Weekend – Saturday & Sunday, October 15th & 16th
Studios open 11AM – 5PM
Open Studios Preview Exhibit
Santa Cruz Art League
526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | 831.426.5787, scal.org
Exhibit Open: Saturday, Sept 24th – Sunday, Oct 16th
Public Reception: Sun, Sept 25th, 3-6pm
Bring your friends and join us at the kick-off party where you’ll see work by every artist and meet some of the creators. Even if you miss the party, stop by the exhibit through October 16th to help you chart your tour.
Join us for First Friday: Oct 7th, 5-9pm at the Santa Cruz Art League, 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz 95060, scal.org
The 2016 Open Studios Artist Guide will be available for FREE while supplies last at nearly 700 Good Times weekly distribution points countywide starting the week of September 19th. The guides will also be found in outlets throughout the county – stay tuned for a full list of outlets in your neighborhood.
This year the Open Studios Art Tour App is FREE. Starting in mid-September download it on iTunes or GooglePlay to make your touring experience even easier ~ keyword “Open Studios Art Tour”.