SF Open Studios Overview

SF Open Studios is the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, featuring an annual, month-long art event in October that showcases over 900 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. Each weekend, art patrons, admirers, and collectors venture out on self-guided tours to see as many SF Open Studios artists and their artworks as possible, in the hopes of finding their next true art love. 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 lists, gain new admirers, and ultimately sustain a living making art. See below for the 2014 SF Open Studios schedule!

Pictured above: Young Family Walking Through It All (cropped) by Joshua Coffy, the 2014 SF Open Studios Guide Cover Competition Winner

SF Open Studios 2014 Schedule:

Preview Weekend: October 11 & 12

SF Open Studios Exhibition is open! 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 10 through Sunday, November 9
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
  • Admission: Free and open to the public.

Weekend 1: October 18 & 19, 11am to 6pm

Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios

Weekend 2: October 25 & 26, 11am to 6pm

SOMA, Tenderloin, Downtown, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Bayview, Portola, Excelsior, Balboa Park

Weekend 3: November 1 & 2, 11am to 6pm

Mission, Castro, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Upper Market, Glen Park

Weekend 4: November 8 & 9, 11am to 6pm

Fort Mason, Marina, Pacific Heights, Russian Hill, North Beach, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Haight, Buena Vista, Richmond, The Presidio, Sunset, West Portal, Oceanview

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