SF Open Studios, the oldest and largest open studios program in the country, is an annual, month-long art event in October and November that showcases over 800 emerging and established San Francisco artists in their studios. 2019 marks the 44th Anniversary of SF Open 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 SF Open Studios event is FREE for visitors.

 

SF Open STUDIOS 2019 schedule:

SF Open Studios Guides and Maps (print and digital) will be available in September 2019.

 

Weekend 1: OctoBer 12 & 13 2019, 11am-6pM

Hunters Point Shipyard

WEEKEND 2: OCTOBER 19 & 20 2019, 11AM-6PM 

Richmond, Sunset, Cole Valley, West Portal, Excelsior, Balboa Park, Outer Mission, Glen Park, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Bayview, Islais Creek

Weekend 3: October 26 & 27 2019, 11am-6pm

Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, Mission, Castro, Noe Valley, Diamond Heights, Bernal Heights

Weekend 4: November 2 & 3 2019, 11am-6pm 

Fort Mason, Marina, Russian Hill, North Beach, Pacific Heights, Western Addition, Downtown, Tenderloin, MIDMA, SOMA, Hayes Valley, NOPA, Upper & Lower Haight, Buena Vista

 

*SF Open Studios 2019 Online Guide, Map, and iPhone App to be released in fall 2019.* 

 


So many events to celebrate!

SF Open Studios Get-the-Guide Party

Tentative: Thursday, September 26, 5:30-8pm
BLICK ART MATERIALS, 979 MARKET STREET

Get the 2019 SF Open Studios Guide magazine HOT of the press!. ArtSpan's Annual Get the Guide Party will feature art material demonstrations, snacks, beverages, and door prizes as we celebrate the release of the Guide and the approaching SF Open Studios event. 

ARTLAUNCH: SF OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday, October 10 -- MORE DETAILS TBA
SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, Main GAllery, 934 BRANNAN Street

Join ArtSpan as a member to attend the VIP portion of the event. VIP ticket includes priority admission to be the first to preview the artworks, open bar, catered bites, and a year-long ArtSpan Art Lover Membership! General admission continues with an open bar, food, and a chance to win prizes from our drawing! Creative cocktail attire encouraged. ArtLaunch 2019 is a 21+ event, and ticketed for the general public.

**See 2018 photos here.**

SFOS Exhibition 2019

In the Main Gallery at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street

October 12 - November 3, 2018

This exhibition features 400+ artworks from Premier Artists who are registered for SF Open Studios. The gallery will be divided into SFOS weekends and neighborhoods. Visiting the gallery is a great way to get a sneak peek at all that SF Open Studios has to offer. Pick-up your Guide and your Map, and start planning your SF Open Studios adventures from the gallery!

**The exhibition is free and open to the public.**

Exhibition hours: 

Tuesdays- Fridays,  12 p.m.- 7 p.m

Saturdays, 11 a.m. -5 p.m

Sundays, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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.

SF ART TASTING: 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6-8pm,

SF Open Studios Exhibition
SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, Main Gallery 934 BRANNAN

Join us for a taste of art, games, wine, and stimulating discussion at the SF Open Studios Exhibition. Please your palate with wine tastings, while viewing over 400 works of art, sculpture, and jewelry by San Francisco artists. Browse the gallery, get a taste of the artworks on display and hear how jurors and Juror's Choice-Award winning artists selected artwork for the exhibition. SF Art Tasting 2019 is a 21+ event, and will be ticketed for the general public.

**See photos from 2018 here.**

 


 

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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.