Paintings from artist Dennis K Smith are part of the upcoming Windsor Essex Artist's Open Studio Tour taking place 24 and 25 September 2016 at 22 locations throughout the city and county.Image courtesy of Dennis K Smith.

Mark Your Calendars For The Open Studio Tour

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(WINDSOR, ON) – The 6th annual Windsor Essex Artist’s Open Studio Tour is scheduled for September 24 and 25 between 10:00am and 5:00pm. This free, self-guided studio tour will allow the public to visit the work spaces, studios, and galleries of professional artists, who live and work in Windsor and Essex County.

This year’s tour features over 30 artists at 22 locations throughout Belle River, Amherstburg, LaSalle, and Windsor.

Visitors, who have taken part in previous tours, appreciate the original, locally made art. They will also be thrilled to know that many of their favourite artists will be showcasing their newest works. Art lovers will discover new favourites among the enthusiastic new artists participating in the tour this year.

Tour-goers set their own pace, choosing the studios they wish to visit while exploring the art of Windsor and Essex County. They will also have the opportunity to enter into engaging conversations with the artists, learn about their work, and observe first-hand the creative processes. As well, they may shop for that special piece of art.

Paintings from artist Vivian Klink are part of the upcoming Windsor Essex Artist's Open Studio Tour taking place 24 and 25 September 2016 at 22 locations throughout the city and county.Image courtesy of Vivian Klink.
Paintings from artist Vivian Klink are part of the upcoming Windsor Essex Artist’s Open Studio Tour taking place 24 and 25 September 2016 at 22 locations throughout the city and county.
Image courtesy of Vivian Klink.

The combination brochure/map/passport includes photos of artist’s work, maps, addresses, contact information, and prize eligibility criteria. Brochures are available in tourist information centers throughout the county and an online brochure is available.

The Windsor Essex Artist Open Studio Tour is a project of The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Windsor Essex County, a registered, non-profit, membership-based organization, whose goal is to strengthen the arts and cultural sectors through cooperative relationships, special events, and community projects.

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    Actually if you count the Walkerville Artists’ Co-op, there are over 50 artists participating in the tour as we have over 30 members (though some may be participating off site individually as well) on our own and we are one of the Tour Stops.

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