SANTA FE, N.M., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In its tenth year, the Santa Fe Studio Tour 2016 will be two art-filled weekends featuring the work of over 90 established and emerging artists. A free, self-guided tour open to the public, visitors can choose to tour any number of open studios and discover a variety of original art – paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, and other one-of-a-kind works. Many artists give demonstrations of their craft, share techniques and discuss what inspired their work. On Friday, June 17 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm, the tour begins with an Artists Reception and Preview Gallery, an exhibition of artwork by participating artists. The Preview Gallery is available to visitors over the first weekend at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. It is an opportunity for the public to view all the artists' work, pick up a full-color tour brochure and use the convenient map to plan their weekend's tour. Brochures are available at area restaurants, businesses, and other venues beginning in early June and information is also available on the website: www.santafestudiotour.com. Beginning Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 – and the following weekend Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 — from 10am to 5pm, all participating artists open their studio doors to collectors and visitors. Santa Fe Studio Tour officials describe the weekend as a "dynamic yet intimate total immersion in art where visitors can talk with the artists, experience their working environments and purchase art, all while enjoying the landscape of New Mexico, touring from one studio to the next!"
WHO: Over 90 Santa Fe Artists open their studios to the public
WHAT: SANTA FE STUDIO TOUR 2016
WHEN: 5 Days in 2 Weekends in June: June 18th -June 19th and June 25th – 26th, 2016
Friday, June 17th, 2016 5:00pm – 8:00pm: Artists Reception and Preview Gallery at Santa Fe University of Art and Design Gallery in the Fine Arts Gallery.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm: Art Studios & the Preview Gallery Open
Sunday, June 19, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm: Art Studios Open & the Preview Gallery Open
Saturday, June 25, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm: Art Studios Open
Sunday, June 26, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm: All Art Studios Open
WHERE: Art Studios located throughout Santa Fe County, New Mexico
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