Open Studios

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

Bryan Angus

North East Open Studios (NEOS) 2019

An annual landmark event for arts and crafts in north east Scotland, NEOS 2019 boasts almost 320 participants this year, making it one of the largest open studio events in the UK.

Sheila Roberts

Perthshire Open Studios 2019

With the stunning scenery of Perthshire and Kinross-shire as its backdrop, this annual 9-day event features over 200 artists, and 141 venues to explore.

Artist Irene Florence

Cowal Open Studios

The beautiful Cowal peninsula in magnificent Argyll is the setting for a four-day annual opening of artists’ studios, with workshops, demonstrations and a wide range of first-class work in paint, glass, ceramics, textiles, wood and more.

Alison Kinnaird: Queen Bee Alison Kinnaird [Photo Robin Morton]

Alison Kinnaird’s Art In Glass at Her Open Studio

Combining the ancient technique of wheel engraving with the cutting edge technology of LED lighting, Alison Kinnaird MBE’s exhibition and open studio at Temple, Midlothian, showcases glasswork ranging from small intimate pieces to larger architectural projects.

Pauline Stitching, 2015. Photo Phil Dickson

Allanbank Mill Steading Studio is Open

In the Scottish Borders, you can see textiles by Pauline Burbidge, drawing and sculpture by Charles Paulsen and animated film by guest artist David Martin at Allanbank Mill Steading.

Bute Studio Trail

Bute Studio Trail 2019

An opportunity to visit talented, creative artists in their studios around the beautiful and inspiring Isle of Bute, featuring twenty-six artists in fifteen venues.

Biggar Little Festival 2017 Open Studios Trail

Biggar Little Festival is a family-friendly festival in the historic market town of Biggar. Join in to celebrate music, dance, arts and crafts, literature, and drama. It will be filled with an eclectic programme of workshops, exhibitions, children’s events, performances, a craft and food fair, and festival clubs.

Poster Printing at Dynamo Works

Home to over 60 artists and makers in the biggest complex of artists’ studios in the capital, Open Doors @ St Margaret’s House offers an insight into the wealth of talent under one roof. 

Art Walk Porty 2017

Art Walk Projects produces and curates projects working with local communities and public spaces. This year the site specific programme is focused around ‘EdgeLands’, of those places by the edge of the land, and the edge of the city.

Bute Studio Trail 2017

July 22 & 23

The Bute Studio Trail highlights work by members of the Isle of Bute’s Artists’ Collective (IBAC).

Kirkcudbright Arts & Crafts Trail 2017

August 4 – 7

After drawing visitors by the thousand to see maquettes (scale models) of Andy Scott’s ‘Kelpies’, the Kirkcudbright Arts & Crafts Trail once again enlivens the “Artists’ Town”.

Forth Valley Art Beat 2017

June 10 – 18

Artists & organisations across Central Scotland host a variety of events from open studios, installations, temporary public artworks, popup shows, film, performance, and exhibitions in galleries and community spaces.

North Yorkshire Open Studios 2017

June 3 – 4 & 10 – 11

Over the first two weekends of June, over 100 artists open up their studios across North Yorkshire as part of the North Yorkshire Open Studios 2017.

Open Studios | Fife 2016

October 8, 9, 15 & 16

Follow the East Neuk Open Studios

November 25-27

Open doors at Fire Station Creative

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