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Fall 2010 Open Studios

Four weekends of over 800 local artists opening up their studios for public tours
By - posted 10/7/2010 One Comment

During four weekends in October, hundreds of local artists and studios fling open their doors to give you a rare chance to see where they work and their latest projects during SF Open Studios 2010 – the largest and first open studios tour in the country.

Now celebrating its 35th anniversary SF Open Studios gives you the opportunity to visit over 800 artists in their studios from October 9 – 31 with each weekend focusing on different neighborhoods in San Francisco. See works in progress, learn about materials and methods, and purchase pieces directly from your favorite artists.

Need help deciding which artists’ studios to visit? Search the online guide featuring over 800 artists

SF Open Studios – October 2010
FREE and open to the Public

Weekend 1: October 9 & 10, 11am to 6pm
Bernal Heights, Castro, Duboce, Eureka Valley, Glen Park, Mission, Noe Valley, Portola
Download Weekend 1 Map

Weekend 2: October 16 & 17, 11am to 6pm
Bayview, Excelsior, Financial District, North Beach, Potrero Hill, Russian Hill, SOMA, Tenderloin

Weekend 3: October 23 & 24, 11am to 6pm
Buena Vista, Diamond Heights, Fort Mason, Haight, Hayes Valley, Marina, Mount Davidson, Ocean Beach, Pacific Heights, Richmond, Sunset, Twin Peaks, West Portal

Weekend 4: October 30 & 31, 11am to 6pm
Hunters Point Shipyard & Islais Creek Studios

Directions to Hunters Point Shipyard:
– From North or South on HWY 101
– Take Cesar Chavez exit. Go east on Cesar Chavez. Turn right onto Third Street. Turn left onto Evans. Evans becomes Innes near the PG&E plant and brings you to the Shipyard front gate.
– From North or South on HWY 280 – Take Cesar Chavez exit. Go east on Cesar Chavez. Turn right ont 3rd Street. Turn left onto Evans. Evans becomes Innes near the PG&E plant and brings you to the Shipyard front gate.
– Public Transit: Muni line 19

The Official SF Open Studios Exhibition features over 400 artworks from different Premier Artists, hung salon-style by geographic location. The Exhibition is held at the SOMArts Main Gallery at 934 Brannan St in San Francisco.

The SF Open Studios Exhibition will be open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays from October 6, 2010 through October 24, 2010. Gallery hours are 12pm to 4pm, Wednesday-Friday and 10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday.



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