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Viking Mills, POST, Artist Studio, Open Studio Tour

This website and the printed Tour Directory - available mid September throughout the city - are your sources for information on Philadelphia’s artist studio community.

connect to Philadelphia's visual artists with access to their contact information, image samples, and studio locations

discover the quality and quantity of artistic activity taking place in Philadelphia

— browse the Tour's community partners: businesses and organizations integral to the creative landscape of Philadelphia

— explore Philadelphia's vibrant neighborhoods through interactive maps and participant listings

learn how YOU can get involved by touring studios, attending an event, joining the guided tour, or finding tour venues on-the-go


Free to the public and run from 12 Noon - 6 pm
West of Broad Street > October 11-12, 2014
East of Broad Street > October 25-26, 2014

To create your own itinerary:
— Check out the venues in your neighborhood
— Search participating artists by medium 
— Review the community partners whose creative work spaces compliment artist studios and provide a full picture of artistic activity in Philadelphia.


A perfect way to experience the highlights of each weekend Tour in just one afternoon!

Guided Trolley Tours are open to the public and take place on the Sunday of each weekend. Details on 2014 Trolley Tours will be available mid Summer.

For more information about customized guided tours of visual artist studios any time of year, visit the Guided Tours page.



The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is proud to offer a wide array of corollary programming throughout the entire month of October:

Gallery exhibitions
Workshops and demonstrations
Artist and curator talks
Panel discussions
Crossover happenings with other Fall Festivals
and more.

For a full list of this year's events - both in and out of the studio - please visit our Special Events page.



Plan your Tour on-the-go: get the free mobile app to find  the closest participating venues or matter where you are! Use the smartphone guide to plan your tour in advance or improvise as you go with proximity specific information, artwork previews, neighborhood maps, and more. Just download the ici app and look for the POST Channels.

More information and links to the 2014 Mobile Tour will be available mid Summer.