SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long art event in October and November that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. We invite you to explore our city and find amazing art at every turn. You’ll discover an authentic connection to your art community and artwork in myriad forms, from painting, photography, and printmaking to glass, metal sculpture, and more. The event connects collectors with artists for engaging dialogue and a glimpse into the life of the working artist; SF Open Studios simultaneously helps artists build their mailing list, gain new admirers, and ultimately sustain a living making art.
SF Open Studios 2015 Schedule:
ArtLaunch: Thursday, October 8
Celebrate the launch of SF Open Studios at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street; tickets on sale soon!
Visit the SF Open Studios Exhibition: October 10 & 11
View over 400 artworks by SF Open Studios artists and plan your studio tours for the next four weekends.
- Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF
- Exhibition Dates: Friday, October 9 through Sunday, November 8
- Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
- Admission: Free and open to the public.
Weekend 1: October 17 & 18, 11am to 6pm
Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios
Weekend 2: October 24 & 25, 11am to 6pm
Fort Mason, Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Western Addition, Haight, Buena Vista, Richmond, The Presidio, Sunset, West Portal, Oceanview
Weekend 3: October 31 & November 1, 11am to 6pm
SOMA, Tenderloin, MIDMA, Downtown, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park
Weekend 4: November 7 & 8, 11am to 6pm
Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Upper Market, Glen Park
More San Francisco Arts & Culture
- Visit San Francisco Travel to find other art events, itineraries, maps and promotions.
The SF Open Studios Exhibition is supported by the SOMArts Cultural Center’s Affordable Space Program, which provides subsidized, large-scale affordable space and technical assistance to nonprofits. SOMArts receives support from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Community Arts and Education Program with funding from Grants for the Arts/The Hotel Tax Fund. The mission of SOMArts is to promote and nurture art on the community level and foster an appreciation of and respect for all cultures. To find out about SOMArts classes, events and exhibitions, please visit www.somarts.org.