York Open Studios 2021

York Open Studios needs you! The cancellation of this year's event due to coronavirus left a big hole in our budget. Click here to find out how you can help us come back stronger than ever for our 20th anniversary in 2021


Virtual York Open Studios 2020

Due to Covid 19 cancelling York Open Studios this year, the artists managed to create an online presence and community by taking part in Virtual York Open Studios. A lot of our artists and makers were able to dress their windows with artwor...

Artists & Makers

Fiona Kemp Fiona Kemp studied fine art at Sheffield and has since been awarded an MA in printmaking from Bradford College. She has exhibited in various venues including Saltaire Open Houses, Bradford Industrial...

Call for Artists 2021

Are you an artist or maker who lives or works within ten miles of the centre of York? Would you like to be part of York's biggest and brightest visual arts festival in its 20th anniversary year? Applications are now open for the 2021 York Open Studios which will take place on 17th, 18th and 24th, 25th April next year. Click on Call for Artists 2021 above for more information and to apply. The deadline is 30th August 2020.

2020 Taster Exhibition

If you want a sneak peek of our 2020 Artists and Makers work in the flesh before you start your trail around York Open Studios, get yourself along to our Taster Exhibition! This year it will be at the Central Methodist Church, St Saviourgat...