Art & Culture

Applications are now being accepted for 2014 Open Studios Art Tour

Calling all artists & crafts people! Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Open Studios Art Tour. Artists can apply online at www.sanbenitoarts.org

The San Benito County Arts Council is now accepting applications from artists in all media for the annual Open Studios Art Tour, April 26-27th, 2014.   Artists based in San Benito County are encouraged to submit their application online at www.sanbenitoarts.org.  You may also download the application at www.sanbenitoarts.org or call 636.2787 for more information. All applications are due by January 31st, 2014.

Past and prospective artists are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on this year’s Open Studios Art Tour at 6:30 pm, Friday, January 17th at the Blak Sage Gallery, 727 San Benito St. in downtown Hollister.  This meeting will address important dates, deadlines and new information regarding this year’s tour and exhibition.  Please come with your ideas, questions and suggestions. 

For questions or more information please feel free to contact the Arts Council at info@sanbenitoarts.org or call at 636-2787.

Open Studios is a weekend art tour, where artists throughout San Benito County open their studios to the public. The event draws hundreds of local and out-of-town visitors and is a great opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their work, as well as for the public to meet the artists and learn about the processes of art-making. This year's tour will take place on the weekend April 26th- 27th and will be preceded by a month-long Preview Exhibition at the Blak Sage Gallery in downtown Hollister. The Exhibition will be launched by a Preview Reception on April 4th, which invites artists, friends and the public into the gallery for a special sneak peak of Open Studios.

New and past participants are encouraged to visit www.sanbenitoarts.org to learn more about this year's Open Studios Art Tour.

For questions or more information please contact the Arts Council at info@sanbenitoarts.org or call at 636-2787.

San Benito County Arts Council

The San Benito County Arts Council’s mission is to: *Promote diversity, quality and involvement in the arts for all residents in San Benito County *Encourage cultural and artistic growth and create opportunities for the production of art *Provide access to the arts through programs in the visual, performing and media arts *Establish a favorable climate for artists to live and work and for the arts to thrive