About Open Studios STL

More than 140 artist studios & art spaces are open to the public over the course of one weekend. Now in its twelfth year, Open Studios STL offers the chance to meet St. Louis artists, see the spaces where they work, and learn about their creative process. Explore on your own, take a bike tour, or join local curators and arts professionals on studio visits. Studios and spaces are open Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 10:00 am–5:00 pm, with locations west of Grand Boulevard open on Saturday and locations east of Grand Boulevard open on Sunday. Printed maps are available at CAM.

Open Studios STL artists maintain working spaces in St. Louis City or County. CAM has also invited participation by galleries, alternative spaces, arts organizations, and related spaces that present artwork in the St. Louis area.

Open Studios STL is presented by:

cam

Open Studios STL is generously supported by:

stlpr
samfox

Tours & Events

Studio Visits are free and open to the public.

Friday, October 6

Open Studios Kick-Off Party/First Friday
5:00–9:00 pm
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Saturday, October 7

Self-Guided Tours
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Big Shark Bicycle Company Bike Tour
10:00 am–1:00 pm
Bring your bike and helmet to CAM and join a bike brigade tour of St. Louis artists. Tours will begin and end at CAM.

Guest Studio Visits
Guest arts professionals will lead dialogue with selected artists, discussing their practice and artwork in their studio space.

CAM Young Friends Studio Crawl
2:00–5:00 pm
Hop on the bus at CAM to visit the studios of several fascinating artists throughout the city in this combination bus tour and afternoon party with CAM assistant curator Misa Jeffereis and development director Valerie Rudy-Valli. Become a Young Friend of CAM. $25 general, $20 CAM Young Friends-level members. Purchase tickets HERE.

Sunday, October 8

Self-Guided Tours
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Big Shark Bicycle Company Bike Tour
10:00 am–1:00 pm
Bring your bike and helmet to CAM and join a bike brigade tour of St. Louis artists. Tours will begin and end at CAM.

Guest Studio Visits
Guest arts professionals will lead dialogue with selected artists, discussing their practice and artwork in their studio space.

About the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents, supports, and celebrates the art of our time. It is the premier museum in St. Louis dedicated to contemporary art. Focused on a dynamic array of changing exhibitions, CAM provides a thought-provoking program that reflects and contributes to the global cultural landscape. Through the diverse perspectives offered in its exhibitions, public programs, and educational initiatives, CAM actively engages a range of audiences to challenge their perceptions. It is a site for discovery, a gathering place in which to experience and enjoy contemporary visual culture. CAM is located in the Grand Center Arts District.