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Ann Ostermann

Open Studios & Events Manager
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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.

The 2016 Open Studios Artist Guide is available for FREE while supplies last at nearly 700 Good Times weekly distribution points countywide – click here for a list of Good Times’ major distribution points. Good Times will be distributing more copies of the Artist Guide the week of September 26th and October 3rd.

FREE Artist Guides are also available in outlets throughout Santa Cruz County – click here for the full list of outlets.

Coming from out of town and need the Artist Guide mailed to you? Click here and we will send it to you for just $3.00 for shipping and handling.

Get a sneak peak of the Guide online. You can’t download it, but you can start to plan your tour.

This year the Open Studios Art Tour App is FREE.

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

Like the Arts Council on Facebook and get a daily dose of our “Fab Four” Artist Guide images and daily Open Studios artist profiles!

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

Wed-Fri: 11am-5pm

Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm

Mon-Tues: Closed

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

Capture the Fun and share!

Make sure to take lots of photos as you explore! Post them to our Facebook page, tag us on Instagram  hashtag #openstudiossc