This website and the printed Tour Directory - available mid September throughout the city - are your sources for information on Philadelphia’s artist studio community.
Connect to Philadelphia's visual artists with access to their contact information, image samples, and studio locations
Discover the quality and quantity of artistic activity taking place in Philadelphia
Browse the Tour's community partners: businesses and organizations integral to the creative landscape of Philadelphia
Explore Philadelphia's vibrant neighborhoods through interactive maps and participant listings
Learn how YOU can get involved by touring studios, attending an event, joining the guided tour, or finding tour venues on-the-go
CURATE YOUR OWN OPEN STUDIO TOUR:
— Discover venues in your neighborhood
— Search participating artists by medium
— Review the community partners whose creative work spaces compliment artist studios and provide a full picture of artistic activity in Philadelphia.
Self-Guided Weekend Tours:
Noon - 6 pm, free
Free Mobile App Tour
Plan your Tour on-the-go: get the free mobile app to find the closest participating venues or events...no matter where you are! Use the smartphone guide to plan your tour in advance or improvise as you go with proximity specific information, artwork previews, neighborhood maps, and more. Just download the ici app and look for the POST Channels.
More information and links to the 2015 Mobile Tour will be available mid Summer.
OR LET THE CENTER FOR EMERGING VISUAL ARTISTS CURATE THE WEEKEND FOR YOU:
GUIDED TROLLEY TOURS
A perfect way to experience open studios in just one afternoon!
Guided Trolley Tours are open to the public and take place on the Sunday of each weekend. Details on 2015 Trolley Tours will be available mid Summer.
For more information about customized guided tours of visual artist studios any time of year, visit the Guided Tours page.
DON'T MISS OUR FEATURED EXHIBITIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists is proud to offer a wide array of corollary programming throughout the entire month of October:
Workshops and demonstrations
Artist and curator talks
Crossover happenings with other Fall Festivals
For a full list of this year's events - both in and out of the studio - please visit our Special Events page.