Over 100 handpicked artists and craftspeople at studios, workshops, creative spaces and galleries in and around Berkeley, California will open their doors to the public for the 28th annual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios,Saturdays and Sundays 11–6 p.m., November 24–25, December 1–2, 8–9, 15–16 (& 17–24) 2018 ✓ * +.
A diverse assortment of fine art and artisan craft will be available including: blown glass, functional, decorative and sculptural ceramics, ornaments, menorahs, painted & custom furniture, garden art, floor cloths, one-of-a-kind clothing, modern textiles for home and body, leather bags, many styles of jewelry, art made of up-cycled materials, sculpture, creative lighting, photography, paintings, original and experimental prints, works on paper, mosaics, stained glass, and more. All work is handcrafted, and many pieces are
This self-guided tour presents a unique opportunity to meet the artists, to buy original & creative gifts, and to see working craft studios, giving viewers a glimpse into the creative process. Many studios are in the same building, or are clustered within walking distance of each other. This much anticipated, popular event is known for the high quality of the work shown.
This event is FREE.
Berkeley Artisans, 2547 Eighth Street #24a, Berkeley, CA 94710
Maps will be printed weekly during the event in the free newspaper, the East Bay Express starting Wednesday, November 22nd. (The EBX is distributed free throughout Berkeley, Oakland, and The Bay Area at cafés, bookstores and newsstands).
To see more, and for year-round information on all participants, visit our Facebook page.
✓ = Open December 17–24. Call studio for hours.
* = Open extra days during the event & through the end of the year: call studio for more info.
+ = NEW: Also open First Saturdays, Jan.–Nov., 12–5 (please call first)
Spend a weekend exploring Open Studios. For hotel accommodations, see Visit Berkeley.