This toolkit was produced by ArtSpan's volunteer Open Studios Committee, to share lessons from our experiences. It continues to change, grow and adapt. If you have feedback, or would like to be involved in future versions, let us know!
Open studios Toolkit CONTENTS
You can do it! Put a few dates on your calendar so you can promote and prepare with a minimum of stress.
PROMOTE YOUR EVENT
Some tips from experienced exhibitors to help you make the most of your resources and your networks.
PREPARE YOUR WORK
What will you show? How will you show it? What will you charge?
PREPARE YOUR SPACE
Tips to make your space inviting and functional.
SELL YOUR ART- From Style to the nitty gritty
Open Studios is about a lot more than selling your work, but be ready when you do! Here are tips on closing a sale, and executing a smooth transaction.
BUILD MOMENTUM with your contacts
Make the most of the time and effort you put into Open Studios by building your network for your next events.
What worked? What didn't? Start planning for next time now.