OPEN STUDIOS TOUR 2021

THE STUDIO TOUR is our flagship event, created in 1995. The Tour is an exciting 3-weekends in October event with a festival-like atmosphere. In recent years, the Tour has attracted approximately 8,000 patrons from our region and beyond. These patrons visit multiple studios, meet artists, buy art, learn about their art-making practices and form lasting relationships with the artists.

 

This year, create your own Tour of Artists' Studios on the date of your choice - Oct 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, noon to 5 pm. Use the Artist Catalog to start lining up the studios you would like to visit. Click "Tour Artists" and other filters to narrow down your choices. Browse various Artist Pages to learn more about them, their art and location. Use the interactive Map of Studios as another way to locate the artists you want to visit during the Tour. Tour Artist online listings include their Studio Number and their Open Weekends, and their studios will be marked with yellow Open Studios Tour yard signs. Note, not all Tour Artists are open all three weekends. Use this Directory to find out which weekends each Artist is open.

The 2021 TOUR PREVIEW EXHIBIT at The Museum of Boulder (Broadway and Pine St) will feature one piece from each Tour Artist, and is another great way to plan who you want to visit on your Tour. The Museum is open every day 9 - 5 except for Tuesdays. Open until 8 pm on Wednesdays. 

The 2021 printed STUDIO TOUR MAP will also be available Friday, Oct 1! Pick one up at the POP! Gallery (1200 Pearl St), the Museum of Boulder or the Boulder Chamber of Commerce.

 

Our Covid Policy: Masks Required

Open Studios asks for your cooperation to maintain the safety of participating artists who are inviting you into their art-making spaces for the Studio Tour. Please respect them by wearing a mask indoors and maintaining social distance indoors and outdoors. Some artists may also request that non-vaccinated patrons respect posted signs asking them not to enter indoor studio areas. We are following Boulder County Public Health Department Policy, which adheres to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) comprehensive data tracking system to determine transmission levels. Boulder County is currently in a period of high transmission. Masks are required in indoor spaces during periods of substantial and high transmission. Thank you for helping keep our community and yours safe and healthy!

 

All Boulder County artists are eligible to apply for both Membership and the Tour.

 

Mid-year Membership Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2021. Accepted artists will receive Member benefits for the remainder of the 2021-22 Membership year, ending June 30, 2022. There will be a new call for artists for BOTH the 2022-2023 Membership year and the 2022 Open Studios Tour. Details will be announced in March, 2022.

Questions? Contact us at info@openstudios.org

Please sign up to be included on our Artists Email List and follow us on Facebook to be alerted about deadlines for our events.​​

For more information about participating in the Tour, click on the Benefits & Guidelines button on the right for more information.

Click to download a pdf of the printed Tour Map & Index. 

 
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