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.

Artists & Makers

Emma Welsh Emma is a professional, bench trained jeweller with 8 years experience in the trade. Her collections are inspired by nature. Each piece is individually hand-made using traditional techniques. Emma als...

YOS February Workshops

We are delighted to announce our 2018 programme of February workshops Booking is now open for our popular workshops with York Open Studios artists. Choose from eight different classes over two Saturdays, 3rd and 10th February. You can find out more information about booking classes on our Workshops page.  

YOS 2018 PDF Maps

So you may have noticed that we have just published our new Artists and Makers for York Open Studios 2018 on our very new and fresh looking website! You have got to check them out! In addition to this there have been various changes to the ...