2015 Studio Tours

Over 400 artists in the Hudson River Valley readily welcome you into their private worlds as studios are open to the public from April through October 2015. These free, self-guided tours showcase the working studios and artwork created there. You will have the rare opportunity to visit studios that are rarely open to the public. Visitors will get an insider’s behind-the-scenes glimpse into an artists’ creative life. Many of the artists participating in these events show in galleries throughout the region and nationally. The Hudson Valley is where they live, work, and get their inspiration. Enjoy your travels throughout the beautiful countryside of New York’s Hudson River Valley!


Gardiner Open Studio Tour

Artist Studios Open October 10, 11 and 12 from 10a to 5p all three days



Twenty-two Artists host visits to their Studios

The Gardiner Open Studio Tour (GOST) announces its 5th studio tour on the second weekend in October, welcoming fall in the Hudson Valley. Twenty-two painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic artists, and a clockmaker in the Gardiner area will invite visitors into their studios on OCT 10, 11 & 12, Saturday & Sunday (10am to 5pm), Monday (10am – 5pm). Studio/Gallery visits are free, and the public is warmly invited to drop in and explore the adventure of creating art.

This semi-annual arts weekend each May and October is a lively and successful event on the arts calendar of the mid-Hudson Valley. Less than two hours from New York City, the tranquil rural hamlet of Gardiner nestles in the shadow of the Shawangunk Mountains. The natural beauty of the area has attracted a diverse and talented group of artists who will showcase the vital artistic life of the region.

Most of the Gardiner-based artists are full-time professionals, and many are represented in national and international collections. Several participants in this year’s tour provide demonstrations of their techniques. Refreshments are offered.
Don’t miss this weekend of wonderful inspiration, and visual stimulation!

For further information on GOST artists and the tour:
Email: info@GOSTartists.org
Phone: 845-255-3336.
Mailing Address: 208 Bruynswick Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561

Save the date: The Spring 2016 GOST May 7 & 8, 2016.




ArtEast Open Studio Tour 

Two Big Weekends: October 17 & 18 and 24 & 25, 2015

11am to 5pm / http://www.arteastdutchess.com


 Dover Plains – Holmes – Hopewell Junction – Millbrook – Patterson Pawling – Poughquag – Wingdale

Take a road trip at the peak of leaf season and follow the yellow signs to over 40 artists in studios and creative workspaces.

9th annual free self guided driving tour of artists working studios
Visit the artist around the corner or at the end of the dirt road
Artists will have work for show and for sale
Visit four or more studios to enter to win an art gift

All of the studios are open the first weekend. A selection of studios are open both weekends – check carefully when you’re making your list of who to visit!

For more information contact: arteastlk@yahoo.com
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th-11_boslogowebBeacon Open Studios

 Save the date: Artist Studios Open May 21-22, 2016

Beacon Open Studios is pleased to announce our 7th annual open studio event, happening the weekend May 16-17, 2014. Mark your calendars and plan to visit Beacon for self-guided tours of artists studios noon-6pm both days.

BOS compositeCalendar of events

May 8 – June 11, 2015

Kickoff Show @ Two Way Brewing Co., 18 West Main Street, Beacon

May 15, 2015

Kickoff Party, 6-9p @ Two Way Brewing Co, 18 West Main Street, Beacon

May 16-17, 2015

Artist studios open! noon-6pm


For more information: www.beaconopenstudios.org



Peekskill Open Studios

June 6 & 7, 2015 / 12-5pm


Visit our website for updates: www.peekskillartsalliance.org and our Facebook page!

This event has a range of art will include traditional and contemporary, paintings, sculptures, video art, photography, installation pieces, ceramics, prints, drawings, silk paintings and performance arts. The Peekskill art scene is an evolving and vibrant community. New artists and performers are moving into the area every year.

For information: Maureen Winzig (914)438-6084 mwinzig@mindspring.com or John Mucciolo (914) 471-5515.

The Peekskill Arts Alliance (PAA) is proud to present this exciting annual arts event.  See visual and performing arts by more than 100 visual & performing artists in their studios, performance spaces and several other special exhibitions throughout the City of Peekskill, NY. Celebrate art all day and music & dinning the bustling cafes and restaurants at night.

See the creative process at work first hand with visits to over 40 artists’ private studios plus live performances.   Have an open dialogue with artists to discover what drives them.  Spend time perusing the special exhibits and professional gallery spaces where even more artwork is on display.

Open Studios – For self guided tours a map will be provided at the Jan Peek Gazebo on the corner of N. Division St. and Park St. outlining exactly where you can find each artist and their studio plus events.

Guided tours of artist’s district studios will leave from the Jan Peek Gazebo at the intersection of Park and Division Streets at 1 & 3:00 p.m. both days. Maps for tours will be provided at centralized locations and on our website.

This annual, “ Open Studios 2015” is being presented by the Peekskill Arts Alliance with generous support from the Artswestchester, NYSCA, the Peekskill Business Improvement District, City of Peekskill, and the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce.

Arts Alive Project Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.


Poughkeepsie Open Studios

June 20, 2015 / 11 am to 5 pm

PokOpenStudios LogoFor more information visit:  PoughkeepsieOpenStudios.org

Open Studios – Historic Poughkeepsie City Center 

Poughkeepsie Open Studios is pleased to announce our open studio event, happening June 20, 2015.
Mark your calendars and plan to visit Poughkeepsie for self-guided tours of artists studios from 11 am until 5 pm. Check out the participating painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramicists, glass artists, multi-media and interdisciplinary artists, while enjoying the historic heart of Poughkeepsie. Visit our website  at PoughkeepsieOpenStudios.org to see profiles of participating artists and a sneak preview of their work.
Tour brochures and maps are available online and throughout the city on the day of the event. Our website is continuously updated as event planning progresses and will be expanded with additional event details, including historical tours, tours of art centers, and locations of local restaurants offering special menus for the event.


Saugerties Artists Studio Tour

August 14, 15 & 16, 2015

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13 Saugerties Artists Studio Tour


August 14 – Artist’s Reception at Opus 40

50 Fite Road, Saugerties, NY, 5 to 7 p.m.

August 15 & 16 – Open Studios
throughout the Town of Saugerties, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Join us for the 13th Annual Saugerties Artists Studio Tour and discover 40 talented artists working in a variety of media such as painting, printmaking, collage, photography, ceramic art, fine furniture and sculpture.  At the Artists’ Reception on Friday evening meet the artists and preview their work on display in the Opus 40 Gallery.


You can plan your free self-guided tour by visiting the Tour’s official website, www.saugertiesarttour.com  The high quality and range of artistic expression is sure to offer an enjoyable experience to everyone taking the Tour.  Bring your friends and family – Take The Tour!

Beginning in mid-July free maps will be available at numerous locations in the Town of Saugerties and beyond, they are listed on the Tour’s website.

For more information call Barbara Bravo, Tour Coordinator at 845-246-7493 or email events@saugertiesarttour.com

Additional Tour Events

Saugerties Artists at New World Home Cooking, 1411 Rte. 212, Saugerties, NY.  Artists’ Reception, Sunday, June 14, 3 -5 p.m.

Hosted by Lenny Kislin and New World Home Cooking, artists will be selecting the best from their portfolios for this show.  Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy great art, delicious food and an all around good time.

ArtSites In The Village –  July 13-Aug. 16

For a visual treat take a casual stroll through the village of Saugerties  (Main and Partitions Streets) where the  Tour artists will be filling the windows of many local businesses with local art.

Studio Tour 13th Annual Show – July 10 – July 26 

Opening Reception July 10,  5 to 7 p.m.

Hosted by the Saugerties Historical Society, The Dutch Barn Art & Heritage Gallery, 119 Main Street, Saugerties, NY.
This  exhibit challenges the Tour artists to create new work with a common thread.   Artists of every discipline will participate in this show.



Art Studio Views

 September 5-6, 2015 / Labor Day Weekend / 11am-5pm

Visit: www.artstudioviews.com / email: artstudioviewstour@gmail.com or contact: Joanna Hess (845-758-0335), 2015 Tour Director

Northern Dutchess Art Studio Views

All are welcome to meet the artists and join in Now in its successful 8th year, the annual  2015 Art Studio Views Tour  is poised to welcome you back to the private working studios of some of the best artists in the Northern Dutchess & Southern Columbia County Region of the Hudson Valley. Many of the 31 artists participating in this year’s event, show in galleries throughout the region and nationally.  The Hudson Valley and our area is where they live, work, and get their inspiration. Nourish your soul with the best our region has to offer.

Our free self- guided tour showcases the artists in their working studios and artwork being created there. Tour takers have a chance to get to know the artists in an informal atmosphere, and on personal level as they see where they work. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit studios that are rarely open to the public, view actual works in progress as well as recently completed pieces. Get an insider’s behind-the-scenes  glimpse into an artist’s creative life! Many artists will be demonstrating their craft too.

Our tour map and brochure for the 2013 event is now available at 3 Gallery Headquarters  located: Tivoli Artist Gallery in Tivoli; Betsy Jacaruso Gallery & Studio in Rhinebeck; and Artist’s Collective of Hyde Park in Hyde Park, as well as throughout the area and online.  Information is continually updated on our website.  All you have to do is  grab your GPS, your friends and family, or  even your bike and come visit — we’ll be waiting to welcome you.


Newburgh Open Studios

September 26 & 27, 2015 / 11am -5pm / www.NewburghOpenStudios.org


Self-Guided Tour of Artists’ Studios & Temporary Galleries

Meet Newburgh artists who create locally and exhibit throughout the Hudson Valley, nationally and internationally.  Visit studios in historic buildings rarely to the public. Expect to see a diverse selection of styles and artistic disciplines, from avant-garde video and sculpture, to bookbinding, wood-working and traditional oil painting.

Tours Maps will be available at Newburgh Art Supply, 5 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY, and at select locations.

For participating artist profiles, visit www.NewburghOpenStudios.org

For information, call Newburgh Art Supply at 845-561-5552 or e-mail Michael@newburghartsupply.com

Newburgh Open Studios participates with the Hudson River Ramble.