Silicon Valley Open Studios

Connecting artists to art enthusiasts

2017 Open Studio Dates - 11am to 5pm

WEEKEND 1: Northern Area - May 6th - 7th

Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Stanford, and Woodside

WEEKEND 2: Central Area - May 13th - 14th

East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale, .

WEEKEND 3: Southern Area/Pacific Coast - May 20th - 21st

Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, and Saratoga, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach, and Pacifica


Connecting Artists with Art Lovers

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an event that encourages a close personal relationship between artists and art enthusiasts.

Our mission is to educate artists about the business of art, help promote their art business, provide guidance for emerging artists, and to create an easy, educational, and enjoyable art-buying experience for the art enthusiast.


Coming Events - SVOS University

Topic: Marketing Your Open Studio Event

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm

Location: Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA, Get a map here

Program Description:

We will discuss the following topics:

  • Marketing is a year-round project: How to get started
  • Build your database early and keep it clean year-to-year
  • Attract more customers through social media
  • Creatively stage and display your work
  • Labeling your work & portfolio book

Speaker Bios

This session is presented by SVOS veterans, Stephanie Maclean and Christine Oliver, who have been exhibiting with Silicon Valley Open Studios for more than 15 years collectively. They will share marketing tips to help make your SVOS event successful. If you're new to Silicon Valley Open Studios, this is a session that you do not want to miss.

But don't forget. To secure your spot you must RSVP here


Portrait of an Artist:
Deborah Bobby - Artist and Jeweler

By Apala G. Egan

Yellow and mauve, the colors of spring, show up in the pieces of jewelry created by artist Deborah Bobby. So do reds, blues and other shades. The subtle gleam of etched copper permeates through many of her pieces.

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Get to know the artists. They want you to ask questions about their art.


Join Us for 2017

Add your name to our list so you will be notified when registration opens and get information about events such as our Summer Pot Luck Picnic and Art Swap and the "Meet 'n Greet" meetings this fall to learn about Silicon Valley Open Studios.

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Enter your e-mail to add your name to our list. We use this list to tell you about coming art events that we sponsor or places where you can view the artwork of Silicon Valley Open Studios artists. You will be able to select either the "Artist" or the "Art Lovers" list. If you're new to the area or want to learn more about Silicon Valley Open Studios, then be sure to add your name so we can send you current information about events.


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