York Open Studios 2016

During our 2016 event York Open Studios venues will be open to the public as follows:

Friday 15 April 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Saturday 16 April 10.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 17 April 11.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 23 April 10.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 24 April 11.00am - 5.00pm

More about us

Artists & Makers

Doug James
After studying at the Glasgow School of Art and Royal College of Art, Doug has worked as designer and illustrator in London, Edinburgh and York. Meanwhile he has continued developing personal projects...

All 2015 Artists & Makers

2016 Application Form Now Live!

Click on the link below  to access our improved form....deadline for applications is 14 September 2015.

App Form 2016

Friends of YOS

Become a Friend of York Open Studios for £20 per year! For more information, contact Emma Whiting on 07950 019840 or download the Friends form

2016 Directory

A copy of the 2016 directory will be available early in 2016.  It will contain a fold-out map to help you navigate around the studios. When the new directory is published, you will be able to download a low-resolution version of the directory here, which might help you plan a route in advance of arriving in York.  

Thanks to our sponsors

Harrowells Solicitors York Museums Trust

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