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

How Artists Use Social Media - Part 1

Part 1 - Intro to Social Media for Artists, Facebook, Your Online Gallery, Pinterest

An interactive two-part seminar showing the different types of Social Media available today and Artist Specific ways to use them.

Date: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm

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

Topics for this session:

Stephanie Maclean will discuss ways to get your artwork and message out and the pros and cons of each tool.
Local Artists will Holly Van Hart will demonstrate and talk about her successful use of these tools throughout the session giving great perspective on what is possible with Social Media. We will demonstrate successful strategies and completed pages, blogs and websites during this seminar. We will not discuss technical aspects of building these but can give pointers on acquiring/hiring them for your art business.

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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