York's annual visual arts festival

York Open Studios is an annual community arts event which celebrates the best artists and makers living or working within a ten-mile radius of the city. Each year York Open Studios provides an opportunity for the public to visit artists’ studios and exhibitions.

Our next open studio event is on 14, 15 and 21, 22 April 2018.

YOS Launch Exhibition 2017

The Launch Exhibition for this years York Open Studios 2017 was amazing, set in the brilliant location of the Stained Glass Centre, Micklegate. We had over 500 visitors come and see the short display, which showed 90 of our artists work!

York Culture Awards Part 2!

What a night! Ok, so we didn't win, we lost to the brilliant TakeOver Festival. However, the Awards were brilliant with Gorgey Spanswick hosting from BBC Radio and live music from Accessible arts & Media IMPs project and the York The...