Columbia Open Studios Call for Artists Now Open!
Columbia Open Studios will take place Saturday & Sunday, April 7 – 8, 2018
This will be the eighth installment of 701 CCA’s Columbia Open Studios, during which the public is invited to spend two days visiting artists’ studios throughout Columbia, Richland, and Lexington counties. Through these visits, the public is able to talk one-on-one with a wide variety of practicing artists and observe them as they work.
A Weekend of Art Studio visits!
Join art lovers and other participating artists as thousands of visitors tour private, working studios, and learn about the artists' cultural backgrounds, their tools and techniques and how their personal stories impact their art.Visual artists with a working studio in Richland or Lexington County are encouraged to register for this non-juried event, happening Saturday, April 7, 2018; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, April 8, 2018; 12-6 p.m.
The first 30 2-D and first 5 3-D artists to register & pay the registration fee have the option to participate in the Open Studios Exhibition @ COLUMBIA CITY HALL.
The Hallway Exhibition in the 701 hallway space on the 1st floor spans April 4 - 14.
Visit Columbia Open Studios for more information.
Visual artists with a working studio in Richland or Lexington County are encouraged to register for this non-juried event, happening Saturday, April 7, 2018; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, April 8, 2018; 12-6 p.m.
701 CCA Columbia Open Studios
April 7-8, 2018
Saturday, April 7: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
January 18, 2018
701 CCA Members: $50 + $25 deposit
Non-701 CCA Members: $100 + $25 deposit (fee includes automatic, one-year "Family Membership" to 701 CCA)
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Recruiting other artists in your area will create a concentration of artists near you and trigger more visitors during the event.
To kick off the event, 701 CCA will host a Preview Party featuring a selection of participating artists - Join Us!
THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 7-9 PM
Get tickets online or at the door.
$5 for 701 CCA members; $10 for nonmembers.
Music, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and a hallway exhibition of several participating Open Studios artists. Meet the artists and raise a glass to our sponsors. Dress in your favorite springtime attire.