The Yarra Valley Open Studios weekend offers a unique and rare art experience where you can visit artists at work and on display in their private studios. The program features a broad range of artists nestled within the stunning surrounds of the valley. The Yarra Valley also produces some of the best food in Victoria. A hand-picked selection of the best are proud supporters of Open Studios. Please support them when your visit, and enjoy some great food!
The 2013 Open Studios weekend, features 28 local studio locations. It is a highlight of the region's cultural calendar, attracting art minded visitors and tourists. Featuring artists working across a range of mediums – as varied as painters, potters, wood carvers, printers and textile artists – the Open Studios program provides a unique insight into our artists' work environments as well as their art.
The best way to start your Open Studios experience is at the Group Exhibition at The Memo in Healesville. It showcases artwork from each of our participating artists.
The next Yarra Valley Open Studios weekend will be held on September 21st and 22nd 2013.
For more details visit the Open Studios website: www.yvopenstudios.net.au
The Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Weekend features an eclectic range of artists and media against the backdrop of one of Melbourne's most beautiful and popular tourism destinations.
The Open Studios weekend, featuring 35 local hills studio locations, is one of the most anticipated events for the region's cultural calendar, attracting art minded visitors and tourists since 2004. Featuring Hills artists working across a range of mediums – as varied as painters, potters, wood carvers, digital artists and textile artists – the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios program provides a unique insight into our artists' work environments as well as their art.
Coinciding with the Open Studios weekend is the annual Open Studios Exhibition at Burrinja Gallery. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to see and experience work from each of the artists in one gallery, making Burrinja a great place to start the Open Studios Weekend tour.
The next Open Studios weekend will be in April 2014.
Application to take part in the 2014 will be accepted in October 2013.
For more details visit the Open Studios website: www.openstudios.org.au