2018 Artisans Holiday Open Studios: 100+ Artists & Craftspeople | Berkeley
Looking for interesting hand-crafted gifts and goodies for holidays? Over 100 professional artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley will open their doors to the public during the 28th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.
- Saturday-Sunday, November 24-25, 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
- Saturday-Sunday, Dec.1–2, 8–9, 15–16, (+22–23) 2018 | 11 am to 6 pm
A diverse assortment of fine art and craft will be available including, blown glass, functional, decorative and sculptural ceramics, ornaments, menorahs, painted & custom furniture, garden art, floor cloths, Wearable art, textiles for home and body, leather bags, many styles of, jewelry, art made of up-cycled materials, sculpture, creative lighting, photography, paintings, original and experimental prints, works on paper, mosaics, stained glass and more.
This self-guided tour presents a unique opportunity to meet the artists, to buy original & creative gifts, and to see working craft studios giving viewers a glimpse into the creative process. Many studios are in the same building or are clustered within walking distance to each other. This much anticipated, popular event is known for the high quality of the work shown.
All work is handcrafted, and many pieces are one-of-a-kind. A number of the artists and creative spaces also teach classes and workshops.