York Open Studios 2016

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

Fri 15th April 6pm - 9pm
Sat 16th April 10am - 6pm
Sun 17th April 11am - 5pm
Sat 23rd April 10am - 6pm
Sun 24th April 11am - 5pm


More about us

Artists & Makers

Penelope Whitworth
Graduate of Kent Institute of Art & Design. Artist working with still and moving image, exploring the peculiarities of place through the layering of various media. Digital Fine Art Technician at Y...

All 2015 Artists & Makers

What's next for YOS 2016?

  The new York Open Studios 2016 Directory is currently being compiled together, it wont be long before we're ready to send it to the printers! All artists taking part in the next York Open Studios event will appear in the 'Artists & Makers' page here on the website in the New Year, with new photos of their work, biography and detials of how to get to them during York Open Studios 2016. See you then with more news!  

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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