2019 Spring Open Studios
Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11am to 5pm
Gateway Arts District: Along Maryland’s Route 1 corridor
~ The DC region’s largest one-day visual arts festival ~
The Gateway Arts Community presents the 15th iteration of the Open Studio Tour on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11am to 5pm. The self-guided tour takes place in the Gateway Arts District along Route 1 in Prince George’s County, MD in the City of Mount Rainier, Town of Brentwood, Town of North Brentwood and City of Hyattsville.
The Gateway Arts District is the DC metro area’s largest arts district and houses internationally renowned galleries, studios, workshops and art spaces. Visitors have the opportunity to directly interact with artists in their studios and to connect with their artistic process.
45 Venues. 100 Studios. Over 200 Artists!
On Saturday, May 11, studios, art organizations and galleries throughout the Gateway Arts District will open their doors to the public. The event is free and open to people of all ages. Over 200 individual artists participate in the event making the 2019 Spring Open Studios the region’s most prominent visual arts event. Audiences can attend art openings, glass-blowing demonstrations or select artwork in an artist’s studio.
This artist-led event presents a once-a-year opportunity to connect with the region’s most important and economically vital centers of art production. As the arts district continues to grow, welcoming new artists and organizations, this year’s event has double the number of spaces to visit.
An after party sponsored by Portico Studios and Gallery located at 3807 Rhode Island Avenue in Brentwood, Maryland welcomes all from 5-8pm.
More information, including a self-guided map of the open studios, visit the event’s website at www.gatewayopenstudios.org in advance of the tour.
OST Presenting Sponsors—Council Member Deni Taveras, Council District 2 and the Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC).
Contributing Sponsors—Portico Gallery and Studios, Studio 3807 Apartments, Maryland State Arts Council, City of Mount Rainier, Town of Brentwood, Town of North Brentwood and City of Hyattsville.
OST Planning Committee—PGAHC, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Gateway CDC, Portico Gallery and Studios, Red Dirt Studio, Gateway Media Arts Lab, Brentwood Arts Exchange and Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center.
Media partners —East City Art and WOL Radio.