Open Studios

Continually updated calendar of open studio events near you and online in Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Pictured at her Birchtree Studio, Kate Downie RSA is one of the participants in this year's Open Studios North Fife

Get Up-Close with Open Studios North Fife

Open Studios North Fife is a great chance to see behind the scenes of almost seventy artists’, designers’ and craftmakers’ workspaces, in a lovely part of Scotland.

Jenny Burgess textiles

North East Open Studios – Back for 2023

North-East Open Studios (NEOS) is an award-winning collective of artists, makers and designers, who open their studios to the public every September, affording the opportunity to discover the wealth of talent around north east Scotland.

Louise Day, 'Flow 12', watercolour

Open, Wide: Cowal Open Studios

This year’s Cowal Open Studios features painters, glass artists, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, jewellers, textile artists and woodworkers who make up a richly-varied cultural community inspired by the beautiful Cowal peninsula.

Julie Telfer McLaren in her studio

An Open Secret: Open Studios Ayrshire

Artists and craftmakers throughout Ayrshire and the Isle of Arran open their studio doors for the twelfth year of this popular event, giving visitors a glimpse into their secret worlds.

Bonita Ellmore, 'Circumnavigation', ink and oil pastel on paper

Open, Wide: Cowal Open Studios

This year’s Cowal Open Studios features painters, glass artists, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, jewellers, textile artists and woodworkers who make up a richly-varied cultural community inspired by the beautiful Cowal peninsula.

Woodcut by Margaret Pitt

North East Open Studios – Back for 2022

North-East Open Studios (NEOS) is an award-winning collective of artists, makers and designers, who open their studios to the public every September, affording the opportunity to share discover the wealth of talent around north east Scotland.

Tighnabruaich Gallery is on the West Route of Cowal Open Studios

Open, Wide: Cowal Open Studios

This year’s Cowal Open Studios features painters, glass artists, ceramicists, sculptors, photographers, jewellers, textile artists and woodworkers who make up a richly-varied cultural community inspired by the beautiful Cowal peninsula.

Ashleigh Norrie

North East Open Studios – Back for 2021

North-East Open Studios (NEOS) is an award-winning collective of artists, makers and designers, who open their studios to the public every September, affording the opportunity to share discover the wealth of talent around north east Scotland.

George Muir

2020 is Online for Open Studios North Fife

Although online only this year, Open Studios North Fife continues with a long weekend of online displays of art, design and craft from this beautiful part of Scotland.

Emma’s Eye Photography, NEOS Venue 60

North East Open Studios stay open for 2020

Established in 2004 and one of the largest open studio events in the UK, NEOS North-East Open Studios will proceed this year, with Covid measures in place, and over 180 artists and spaces participating. 12 – 20 Sep.

Ken Russell: Leith Street - Biggar Little Festival

Open Studios Round-Up

Autumn brings the close of open studios season, when artists and makers welcome the public into their work spaces to see behind the scenes, talk to them about their work and buy or commission an original piece.

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