May 2 – May 3
This weekend for the first time, Lexington artists will be opening their studios to the public. This event has been organized by Lexington Open Studios (LOS) whose members include artists and art enthusiasts.
On May 2 and May 3 from 11 AM to 5 PM you can meet 25 artists in their home studios as well as many artists at the Munroe Center for the Arts, the Lexington Arts and Craft Society, the Lexington Open Studios Community Space, and other galleries throughout Lexington.
There will also be several special events:
- Raku demonstration at the Munroe Center for the Arts
- a pottery sale – Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
- Festival of Fiber show, reception and gallery talk – Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
- Cary Memorial Library’s fundraiser-the Cary Library Art Sale and Soiree (CLASS)–on Sunday, May 3, 6-8 PM, including music and works by 41 local artists.
The artists of Brookline will be opening their studios for the 13th year this weekend. Brookline Open Studios will be held from 11 AM – 6 PM. New this year is the Junior Open Studios which shows the work of young artists in Brookline.
The largest open studio event this weekend will take place in Somerville, where over 300 artists will open their homes and studios to the public for the 11th year from noon – 6 PM. This event shows off the talents of artists working in a variety of styles and media who are also at various stages in their career.
Further afield are the Open Studios in Needham. 55 local artists will open their studios on Saturday May 2 from 10 AM – 4 PM, and again on Sunday May 3 from noon – 4 PM.
May 8 – May 10
The Fort Point Community Art Walk is their spring open studios event. Artist studios will be open Friday May8 from 4 PM – 7 PM, and on May 9 and May 10 from Noon – 5 PM. You will be able to meet over 60 artists and view their work this weekend, and in honor of Mother’s Day they are offering free artist-created flowers to mothers who stop by the information booth at any time during this weekend.
Cambridge Open Studios: Central – May 9 – May 10, Noon – 6 PM
May 16 – May 17
The SoWa Art Walk is an open studio event in the South End. It is held yearly in conjunction with the opening weekend of the SoWa Open Market. This year the art walk and the open market are joined by the inauguration of the SoWa Antiques Market.
Newton Open Studios – 11 AM – 5 PM
This event showcases the art of 160 artists and craftsmen located in Newton. The artist list and map can be found here.