Description of the upcoming Sac Open Studios 2018 – an annual event held over two weekends featuring hundreds of Sacramento area artists.
I look forward every year to Sac Open Studios – and this year (the 13th Annual) is no exception. Sac Open Studios 2018 will take place the weekends of September 8-9 and September 15-16 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
What is Sac Open Studios? It is a free, self-guided tour enabling you to go see your favorite local artists and to discover new ones.
See Related Blog Post: Sac Open Studios – 2017
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The 2018 60+ page Sac Open Studios guide lists the artists and their medium (sculpture, ceramics, painting, metal, etc.), including a sample of their work. The guide also includes maps showing the locations of the various studios. I picked up my guide at my local grocery store (see Sac Open Studios 2018 cover above).
Verge Center for the Arts
Verge Center for the Arts reports that they have broken the record for artist participation this year – with over 230 artists on the tour. Residents of West Sacramento take note – the tour boundaries have been expanded this year to include West Sacramento.
If you are not familiar with Verge Center for the Arts its mission is to “extend the dialogue about contemporary art to the Central Valley.” Verge Center for the Arts offers:
- Artist Residency
- Special Events
- Workshops & Classes
Sac Open Studios 2018 Schedule
Weekend 1 (September 8-9) artist studios will be open in:
- Curtis Park
- Downtown Sacramento
- Land Park
- Midtown Sacramento
- North City Farms
- North Sacramento
- Southside Park
- West Sacramento
Weekend 2 (September 15-16) artist studios will be open in:
- Citrus Heights
- East Sacramento
- Fair Oaks
- Sacramento County South (Walnut Grove, Galt, Herald)
- South Sacramento
- Tahoe Park
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Is stopping by to view local art and to chat with the artist on your list of things to do on either or both of these upcoming weekends?
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