The Center for Emerging Visual Artists presents

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of , offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist. This October, explore hundreds of artist studios and community partner spaces in more than twenty Philadelphia neighborhoods and see the artistic process unfold right in your own backyard. 

POST, the largest open studio tours in the region, spotlights the vitality of Philadelphia’s visual arts scene and underscores the important contributions artists make to our city’s economic and civic life. Great for all ages, this citywide festival features studio visits, hands-on demos, workshops, artist talks, receptions, exhibitions and moreall through an approachable and easy-to-navigate, self-guided tour. 




Save the Dates:

October 12: South

October 13: Northeast

October 19: Northwest

October 20: West

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Philadelphia Open Studio Tours is made possible with generous support from .

Additional support is provided by The William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, MyCIO Wealth Partners, and the Independence Foundation.

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The Center for Emerging Visual Artists receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.