Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours A program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA). The largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region.
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Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), founded by independent artists in 1999 and stewarded by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) since 2005, is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region. Each October, POST activities span more than 30 unique Philadelphia neighborhoods, feature hundreds of local professional artists, and highlight the creative workspaces

of our City. Great for all ages, POST provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of visual artists at work through an approachable, self-guided, and easy-to-navigate tour.

 ! Join us for a POST Info Session on Zoom on Monday, June 10th at noon. Whether you paint, sculpt, photograph, or creat...
06/04/2024

! Join us for a POST Info Session on Zoom on Monday, June 10th at noon. Whether you paint, sculpt, photograph, or create in any visual medium, we want YOU to be a part of POST. Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89319910055?pwd=ZGFMb0x2UUJKQnluZkk2VG9zVjEvdz09

๐ŸŽ‰ Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) returns this October 2024, celebrating an incredible milestone - 25 years of artistic excellence and community connection! ๐ŸŽˆ

Presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), POST offers the ultimate self-guided journey through the vibrant world of artist studios and creative spaces across our city.

๐Ÿ“… Mark your calendars:
West of Broad Street: October 19 โ€“ 20, 2024
East of Broad Street: October 26 โ€“ 27, 2024
Noon-6pm, all four days

The deadline to register and create your online Artist profile is July 31, 2024. Head to www.CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios for all the details.

Spread the word, set your reminders, and get ready to immerse yourself in a world of inspiration during POST 2024!

Pictured: Julianna Foster studio at by KM Htet, POST 2023.

Calling all  ! Today is the LAST DAY to claim your early bird 2024 registration! Use code EARLYBIRD24 at CFEVA.org/regis...
05/31/2024

Calling all ! Today is the LAST DAY to claim your early bird 2024 registration! Use code EARLYBIRD24 at CFEVA.org/register to sign up your studio for POST!

๐ŸŽ‰ The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) is back this October 2024, and we're marking a special milestone - 25 incredible years of artistic exploration and community connection! ๐ŸŽˆ

๐Ÿ“… Save the Dates:
- West of Broad Street: October 19 โ€“ 20, 2024
- East of Broad Street: October 26 โ€“ 27, 2024
- Noon-6pm, all four days

DEADLINE to register and create your online Artist profile: July 31, 2024. Visit www.CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios for all the details.

Not an artist? No problem! You can still join the fun as a Community Business Partner. Register your location at www.CFEVA.org/register and let's showcase the diversity of our city's creative community together!

Want to support the arts and promote your brand or small business? ๐ŸŒŸ Explore advertising opportunities at www.CFEVA.org/advertise and let's make POST 2024 the biggest and best yet!

Spread the word, mark your calendars, and get ready to dive into a world of inspiration this POST 2024!

Pictured: Carol Cole in her studio, POST 2023. POST is a program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA).

Attention  ! APPLY NOW for this opportunity for a free Philadelphia Open Studio Tours   scholarship!The artist-forward n...
05/30/2024

Attention ! APPLY NOW for this opportunity for a free Philadelphia Open Studio Tours scholarship!

The artist-forward non-profit organization, Artists for Artists Global is offering 10 scholarships to Philadelphia artists for POST 2024, funded by the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health.

โญ๏ธ TO APPLY - Visit https://www.cfeva.org/artistsforartists-scholarship

โญ๏ธ DEADLINE - June 15, 2024

โญ๏ธ Artists who may meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply below for this opportunity:
โ€ข Maintain a studio practice in the city of Philadelphia
โ€ข Have not previously participated in POST
โ€ข Engage in social activism or integrate social engagement into their artistic practice
โ€ข Have faced extenuating circumstances that previously made participation in POST unfeasible
โ€ข Come from all backgrounds and work in any visual media
โ€ข May have been supported by The Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health

Artists for Artists Global is a non-profit project dedicated to promoting the growth of art and artists of all kinds through donations of materials, development of shared exhibits and opportunities, offering of professional mentorship and guidance, and more. We strive to assist artists in all parts of the world to be supported, encouraged, and assisted to hone their craft, increase their skills and talents, be recognized, see themselves as the true artists they are, and help bring more beauty to the world. Now more than ever, the arts need to be kept aliveโ€ฆ.. without culture, what is a society?

About The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST)
A program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), POST is the largest, self-guided, free-to-attend tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country, crossing into over 26 neighborhoods throughout the city for two weekends each October. All artists in the city of Philadelphia are invited to be a part. Visit cfeva.org/philaopenstudios for event details.

2024 POST Dates:
Studios located West of Broad Street: October 19 and 20
Studios located East of Broad Street: October 26 and 27
Noon-6pm each day.

This scholarship application is an opportunity independent from CFEVA.

Calling all  ! Whether you paint, sculpt, photograph, or create in any visual medium, we want YOU to be a part POST.๐ŸŽ‰ Th...
05/10/2024

Calling all ! Whether you paint, sculpt, photograph, or create in any visual medium, we want YOU to be a part POST.

๐ŸŽ‰ The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) is back this October 2024, and we're marking a special milestone - 25 incredible years of artistic exploration and community connection! ๐ŸŽˆ

POST, presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), is the ultimate self-guided journey through the vibrant world of artist studios and creative spaces across our city.

๐Ÿ“… Save the Dates:
- West of Broad Street: October 19 โ€“ 20, 2024
- East of Broad Street: October 26 โ€“ 27, 2024
- Noon-6pm, all four days

Register now at www.CFEVA.org/register and use code EARLYBIRD24 for $50 off registration until May 31, 2024. Don't miss out!

DEADLINE to register and create your online Artist profile: July 31, 2024. Visit www.CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios for all the details.

Not an artist? No problem! You can still join the fun as a Community Business Partner. Register your location at www.CFEVA.org/register and let's showcase the diversity of our city's creative community together!

Want to support the arts and promote your brand or small business? ๐ŸŒŸ Explore advertising opportunities at www.CFEVA.org/advertise and let's make POST 2024 the biggest and best yet!

Spread the word, mark your calendars, and get ready to dive into a world of inspiration this POST 2024!

Pictured: Krista Dedrick-Lai in her studio with visitors by Olivia Horwitz, POST 2023.

Calling all Philly artists! ๐ŸŽ‰ Get ready to join in the excitement. Let's celebrate 25 years of the Philadelphia Open Stu...
05/01/2024

Calling all Philly artists! ๐ŸŽ‰ Get ready to join in the excitement. Let's celebrate 25 years of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours together!

SAVE THE DATES!โ 
Studios Open West of Broad: October 19 & 20โ 
Studios Open East of Broad: October 26 & 27โ 
Noon-6pm all four days.โ 

All artists in the city of Philadelphia are invited to be a part. Visit CFEVA.org/register and use code EARLYBIRD24 for 50% off your registration, now through May 31. โ 

Join us as we dive into the vibrant worlds of our fellow creators and connect with audiences from all over. Come be a part of this special celebration showcasing Philly artists across all visual mediums, from every corner of our city. ๐Ÿ™๏ธ
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The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) is the largest, self-guided, free-to-attend tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country, crossing into over 26 neighborhoods throughout the city for two weekends each October. โ 
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Register your studio to be part of the city-wide tours and showcase your art to new audiences, like Samantha Simpson showcasing her studio and VR experienceโ  during POST 2023 (pictured here). Photo credit: Olivia Horwitz.

โฌ‡๏ธ Tag a below who should know about POST โฌ‡๏ธ

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours is a program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists.

Calling all   businesses, artists, and art supporters: Advertise with the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) this yea...
04/23/2024

Calling all businesses, artists, and art supporters: Advertise with the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) this year!

Support local artists and shine a spotlight on YOUR Open Studio. Connect your brand with the vibrant local art scene. Don't miss the chance to engage with artists, collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts alike!

๐ŸŒŸ Plus, enjoy a 25% discount on ALL advertising as a participating Artist, Community Partner, or Sponsor! Direct POST visitors to your location and make your mark.

๐Ÿ“… Deadline for ads: June 30, 2024
โœ‰๏ธ Contact [email protected] and submit your high-resolution PDF or jpeg image. Let's make art happen together!

TONIGHT! Join us for the Feel the Love with CFEVA: Artist Happy Hour & Meet-and-Greet!The Trestle Inn339 North 11th Stre...
04/18/2024

TONIGHT! Join us for the Feel the Love with CFEVA: Artist Happy Hour & Meet-and-Greet!

The Trestle Inn
339 North 11th Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
6-9PM
RSVP at feelthelovephilly.com

Join us for a night of art, prizes, cocktails, and unforgettable moments. Whether you're an artist, an art enthusiast, or just looking for a good time, everyone is invited to indulge in creativity and camaraderie. Bring along your friends and immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere filled with lively conversations. Let's make memories and connections that will last!

We have awesome prizes guests can win like brand-new art materials for your creative endeavors, made possibly by Plaza Art Materials & Picture Framing, goody bags for the first 30 guests, and a chance to win a CFEVA Artist Membership! (valued at $65+)

Prize winners will be announced at 8:30pm. See you thereโœจ

20% of the bar proceeds benefit CFEVA. Thank you to our friends for hosting!

JOIN US for the Feel the Love with CFEVA: Artist Happy Hour & Meet-and-Greet!The Trestle Inn339 North 11th Street, Phila...
04/12/2024

JOIN US for the Feel the Love with CFEVA: Artist Happy Hour & Meet-and-Greet!

The Trestle Inn
339 North 11th Street, Philadelphia PA 19107
6-9PM
RSVP at feelthelovephilly.com

Join us for a night of art, prizes, cocktails, and unforgettable moments. Whether you're an artist, an art enthusiast, or just looking for a good time, everyone is invited to indulge in creativity and camaraderie. Bring along your friends and immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere filled with lively conversations. Let's make memories and connections that will last!

We have awesome prizes guests can win like brand-new art materials for your creative endeavors, made possibly by Plaza Art Materials & Picture Framing, goody bags for the first 30 guests, and a chance to win a CFEVA Artist Membership! (valued at $65+)

Prize winners will be announced at 8:30pm. See you thereโœจ

20% of the bar proceeds benefit CFEVA. Thank you to our friends for hosting!

Image details: Poster design by Haley Sklans.

Hey there, Philly art lovers! ๐Ÿ“ข Ready to dive into the vibrant world of local creativity? We're gearing up for the Phila...
04/02/2024

Hey there, Philly art lovers! ๐Ÿ“ข Ready to dive into the vibrant world of local creativity? We're gearing up for the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours this fall and we'd love your help to make it an unforgettable experience!

Want to get involved with the largest open studio event in the region? We are now seeking volunteers to make 2024 the best POST yet. Contact us at [email protected] or visit https://www.cfeva.org/volunteer to get in touch. We can't wait to connect with you soon!

Volunteer for the Philadelphia Open Studio ToursThank you for your interest in volunteering for the annual, city-wide artist-led event, the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST)! Here are the top 3 most effective ways you can support POST and make a difference for Philadelphia artists. Distribute PO...

PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS 2024: Join us as we dive into the vibrant worlds of our fellow creators and connect with ...
04/01/2024

PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS 2024: Join us as we dive into the vibrant worlds of our fellow creators and connect with audiences from all over. Come be a part of this special celebration showcasing Philly artists across all visual mediums, from every corner of our city. ๐Ÿ™๏ธ

All artists in the city of Philadelphia are invited to be a part. Visit CFEVA.org/register and use code EARLYBIRD24 for 50% off your registration, now through May 31. โ 
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The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) is the largest, self-guided, free-to-attend tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country, crossing into over 26 neighborhoods throughout the city for two weekends each October. โ 
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Attend a Free Meet-up โ€Š โ€Š REGISTER NOW for the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours 2024 Save the Dates: Studios West of Broad Street are open October 19 and 20, 2024 Studios East of Bro

Calling all  !   returns this October 2024! ๐ŸŽ‰ Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours with ...
03/07/2024

Calling all ! returns this October 2024! ๐ŸŽ‰ Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours with us. โ 
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SAVE THE DATES!โ 
Studios Open West of Broad: October 19 & 20โ 
Studios Open East of Broad: October 26 & 27โ 
Noon-6pm all four days.โ 
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The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) is the largest, self-guided, free-to-attend tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country, crossing into over 26 neighborhoods throughout the city for two weekends each October. โ 
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All artists in the city of Philadelphia are invited to be a part. Visit CFEVA.org/register and use code EARLYBIRD24 for 50% off your registration, now through May 31. โ 

Register your studio to be part of the city-wide tours and showcase your art to new audiences, like Mark Loughney (studio pictured here)โ  during POST 2023. Photo credit: Olivia Horwitz.

โฌ‡๏ธ Tag a below who should know about POST โฌ‡๏ธ

Registration for   is now live at www.cfeva.org/register Tag a Philly artist who should know about POSTโฌ‡๏ธ
02/21/2024

Registration for is now live at www.cfeva.org/register

Tag a Philly artist who should know about POSTโฌ‡๏ธ

01/30/2024

Registration for 2024 opens February 1! Tag a Philly artist who should sign up this year! โฌ‡๏ธ

  to these current opportunities at The Center For Emerging Visual Artists!
01/12/2024

to these current opportunities at The Center For Emerging Visual Artists!

POST made the list! Visit Philly's 2024 in Philly: The 55 Biggest Events, Festivals & Exhibitions (So Far): https://www....
01/11/2024

POST made the list! Visit Philly's 2024 in Philly: The 55 Biggest Events, Festivals & Exhibitions (So Far): https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/top-events-and-festivals-in-philadelphia/

The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours returns for its 25th year this October! Save the dates: Studios west of Broad Street are open October 19 and 20, 2024; Studios east of Broad Street are open October 26 and 27, 2024. Noon-6PM all four days.

Participant Registration opens soon! We'll with more details.

Philadelphia knows how to party...

12/19/2023

Happy Holidays from the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours! Wishing you a restful & creatively-inspiring holiday season. Stay tuned for more announcements this Winter as we prepare for the 25th Anniversary of in October 2024!

The Center For Emerging Visual Artists is delighted to announce the Open Call for our upcoming Members Exhibition, on vi...
12/13/2023

The Center For Emerging Visual Artists is delighted to announce the Open Call for our upcoming Members Exhibition, on view this spring at our gallery.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) is delighted to announce the Open Call for our upcoming Members Exhibition, on view this spring at our gallery.

CFEVA welcomes Artist Members and Philadelphia Open Studio Tours 2023 artists working in all visual media to apply to the 2024 Members Exhibition, At the Edge of Light and Darkness, juried by Philadelphia Artist, Curator, and Founder of Chimaera Gallery , Angela McQuillan .

Visit CFEVA.org/members-exhibition for more details and to submit.
DEADLINE: February 16, 2024.

Submission is open to CFEVA Artist Members of any level. Please visit CFEVA.org/membership to join or renew.

Selected artists will be notified in early March. All selected artists are responsible for the delivery and pick up of their work to CFEVA at 237 S 18th St., , Philadelphia, PA 19103.

12/06/2023
The Center For Emerging Visual Artists CFEVA Secret is this Wednesday at Gross McCleaf Gallery! Looking for the perfect ...
12/04/2023

The Center For Emerging Visual Artists CFEVA Secret is this Wednesday at Gross McCleaf Gallery! Looking for the perfect gift this holiday? Look no further than tiny artworks by local artists. Visit their page for more details!

This holiday season, gift the starting piece of a gallery wall to the art lovers in your life (or start your very own). Postcard-sized artwork makes the perfect gift, and we can hardly keep these a secret...

Tickets for our annual postcard fundraiser are now on sale, link in our bio and at CFEVA.org/cfevasecret.

CFEVA SECRET is a fun and competitive event where fast and decisive art collectors choose their favorite artworks to take home. Timed tickets are purchased in advance and offer a chance to select an original postcard-sized work of art at the event on December 6th at Gross McCleaf Gallery. Tickets are on sale now and you will want to be quick!

See you next week at Gross McCleaf on December 6 from 5-8pm. We can't keep these secrets for much longer...

Check out   2023 Transporation Partner Indego new collaboration with Community Partner Walls For Justice!
11/02/2023

Check out 2023 Transporation Partner Indego new collaboration with Community Partner Walls For Justice!

Indego Rolls Out New Wrapped Bike in Collaboration With Walls For Justice Posted on October 18, 2023October 18, 2023 by Emily Indego is thrilled to introduce our newest wrapped bike, designed by the Philadelphia-based nonprofit, Walls For Justice. Keep reading to learn more about Walls For Justice a...

That's a wrap on   2023! ๐ŸŽ‰ Over the last 2 weekends, we celebrated   and creative businesses across the city during the ...
10/23/2023

That's a wrap on 2023! ๐ŸŽ‰ Over the last 2 weekends, we celebrated and creative businesses across the city during the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours. It was a treat to experience and connect with local artists.

Thank you all participating artists, Community Partners, volunteers, visitors, and everyone who showed their support of this year.

Thank you to our Sponsors who made POST 2023 possible:







Thank you to our 2023 partners:














We hope these past two weekends were just the start of long-lasting connections within your community, and beyond.

For more information on how to get and stay connected with CFEVA, please visit the link in our bio or www.CFEVA.org/support.

Image credit: CFEVA, Zoe Kilgore, Olivia Horwitz, Kuang Myat Htet. Pictured: Diaja demonstration; Samantha Simpson studio; Yikui (Coy) Gu studio; Margery Amdur studio; Shira Friedman studio.
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Weekend 2๏ธโƒฃ, Day 2๏ธโƒฃ!   continues today with studios open West of Broad Street today, October 22, from noon-6pm. Studios...
10/22/2023

Weekend 2๏ธโƒฃ, Day 2๏ธโƒฃ! continues today with studios open West of Broad Street today, October 22, from noon-6pm. Studios and creatives spaces in Center City, Point Breeze, Fitler Square, Grays Ferry, West Philadelphia, Mantua & Powelton, Fairmount, Brewerytown, East Falls, Manayunk, Roxborough, Chestnut Hill, Germantown and Mt. Airy are ALL open this weekend!

๐Ÿ“– Find your print tour directory at any of the participating artists' and partners' venues. Visit CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios for the most up-to-date map and participant listings.

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (also known as POST) is a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists. POST is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region. Artists, creative spaces, and neighborhood partners are all vital to the rebuilding of our communities. Join us this October, as you discover why across two weekends, POST is a beacon of local creative & business practice and highlights the best results of a booming artist culture. For more information, the map, directory, and special events, visit CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios.

POST 2023 is made possible by Sponsors Blick Art Materials , myCIO Wealth Partners, Penn Treaty Special Services District , Shift Capital , UArts , and iLAB at UArts.

Participating in POST this year? Have plans to visit studios? Leave a comment below! โฌ‡๏ธ

LAST CHANCE to plan your city-wide Indego Bike Route  during the Philadelphia Open Studio tours this year! ๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™Indego is ...
10/21/2023

LAST CHANCE to plan your city-wide Indego Bike Route during the Philadelphia Open Studio tours this year! ๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™

Indego is an initiative of the City of Philadelphia and sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. Now in its 8th year, Indego has more than 200 stations and 2,000 bicycles across much of Philadelphia and has served over six million rides since its launch. Indego is operated by Bicycle Transit Systems and is committed to racial and economic equity and is part of the Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP), which seeks to develop bike share equitably and sustainably across the country.

๐Ÿ—บ Plan your Indego Bike Route during POST this year! Visit CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios for the open studios map with nearby Indego stations to route your city-wide journey.

๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿšฒ Travel POST by bike & save. SAVE THIS CODE: Use ๐—œ๐—ก๐——๐—˜๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ for 40% off the Indego30 Pass from October 13-23, 2023. Link in our bio to claim this offer. Thank you to Indego for partnering with us this POST!

The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours continue THIS WEEKEND! ๐ŸŽ‰ Artist spaces & community partners Westof Broad Street will ...
10/21/2023

The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours continue THIS WEEKEND! ๐ŸŽ‰ Artist spaces & community partners Westof Broad Street will be opening their doors for YOU to visit, for free, this weekend! Saturday and Sunday, Noon-6pm both days.

is the perfect way for you to build or deepen your relationships with local artists, learn how they make their art and see friends & neighbors!

๐Ÿ—บ ๐Ÿ“ Use the online map which has the most up-to-date participant info, link in our bio. Rather have a map in print? Artists & partners NOW have maps for you - at locations across the city. Explore new and familiar areas of our city through the lens of artists making work right here, right now.

POST is perfect for walkers, bikers, SEPTA-goers alike. With our interactive map, it's now easier than ever to plan your route, your way. Looking for an excuse to rent with - and save $? POST is it!

Find all participating artists, partners, maps, events, and more, and CFEVA.org/philaopenstudios.

POST is a program of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. POST 2023 is made possible by Sponsors Blick Art Materials , myCIO Wealth Partners, Penn Treaty Special Services District , Shift Capital , UArts , and iLAB at UArts.

Participating in POST this year? Have plans to visit studios? Leave a comment below! โฌ‡๏ธ

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