What is Napa Valley Open Studios?
Entering its 27th year in 2014, Napa Valley Open Studios has become a treasured experience for both locals and visitors in this beautiful valley.
Open Studios is a juried program that includes two weekends of self-guided tours of artists' studios throughout the Napa Valley, featuring painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramicists, fiber artists, jewelry makers, glass artists, and other fine artisans. This program is a unique opportunity for the public to meet and talk with artists, learn about art-making techniques and the creative process, and buy local art right from the source.
When is Napa Valley Open Studios?
You can visit us every year, during the last two weekends of September.
Where is Napa Valley Open Studios?
You can find us in northern California, just north and east a little of the San Francisco Bay Area, in the world-renowned winemaking area of the Napa Valley.
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The Mission of Napa Valley Open Studios
The mission of Napa Valley Open Studios is to promote Napa Valley fine art through the opening of creative spaces across the county, to educate and inspire the community about Napa Valley art, and to support the livelihoods of working artists.
Who runs Napa Valley Open Studios?
Napa Valley Open Studios is a 100% volunteer organization run by the participating artists. We operate under the non-profit umbrella of the Napa Valley Art Association. We as member artists elect a steering committee. This year's steering committee includes Ed Edwards, Debbie Ames, Jean Cullinane, Christine George, Jeanne Dillon, Cathy Hazel, Sherrell Harper, and Cathy Kough.
To contact the committee:
To see artists' listings, please see our website at www.NapaValleyOpenStudios.org and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/NapaValleyOpenStudios.