While visiting open studios and creative spaces, don't forget to adhere to health guidelines: mask up, practice social distancing, keep to posted (not a pun) studio capacity limits and...enjoy your tour!
Please refer to the City of Philadelphia Department of Health website for the most up-to-date information about Covid-19.
Philadelphia Open Studio Tours is BACK! The largest open studio tour in the region, POST is free-for-all and city-wide. A behind-the-scenes look into a day in the life of an artist, POST is an approachable and easy to navigate, self-guided tour on October 16, 17, 23, and 24 from noon-6pm. POST offers the public an opportunity to explore creative spaces (free of charge) across Philadelphia. No other open studio event in the area provides such a rich and diverse cultural experience for the public.
This website and the printed Tour Directory 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
CURATE YOUR OWN OPEN STUDIO TOUR:
— Discover 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.
Self-Guided Weekend Tours:
Noon - 6 pm, free
DON'T MISS OUR FEATURED EXHIBITIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is proud to offer a wide array of corollary programming throughout the entire month of October:
Workshops and demonstrations
Artist and curator talks
Crossover happenings with other Fall Festivals
For a full list of this year's events - both in and out of the studio - please visit our Special Events page.