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2 Summer Days

August 24 and 25, 2013

From Montecito to Goleta
From Lompoc to the sea

Tour the creative workshops of the all-professional Santa Barbara Studio Artists 12th Annual Open Studio Tour

Click here to see Brochure describing artists participating in this year's Tour.

Opening Artists' Reception:
August 23rd, 2013 Friday night 5pm to 8pm

At the Santa Barbara Frame Shop and Gallery
Arlington Plaza
1324 State Street, Suite J
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Map to Arlington Plaza Map to nearby parking lots

The Tour is an opportunity for a rare peek inside the studios of Santa Barbara's leading professional artists. While driving from Carpinteria to Goleta, from Lompoc to the sea, some 40 studios will be open for you during this visually exciting two days.

Exchange your online Ticket for a Tour Pass and Map at the Opening Artists' Reception, or, at the Gallery or at any participating artist during the Tour

With so many enticing studios and only two days available, you may wish to refine your selections by visiting the Month-Long Preview Exhibition, where each artist on the Tour has an example of their artwork on show.

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Tour Passes will be available about June 2013

Month-Long Preview Exhibition
August 1 through 28, 2013

Advance Exhibition Party Thursday,
August 1, 2013, 5:00 to 8:00 pm,

during the 'First Thursday' Celebration,
and Santa Barbara's Fiesta Week.

Opening Artists' Reception Friday
August 23, 2013, 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
(For Tour Pass holders only)

The Open Studios Tour
Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2013,
11:00 am through 5:00 pm each day.

Maps are available to Tour Pass holders at Opening Artists' Reception, or on the Tour dates.


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