Yorkshire Artspace Open Studios: 17-19 November 2017

Explore, treat yourself, enjoy a day with the family and top up your culture levels; over 150 artists are waiting to welcome you into their workshops during our annual Open Studios event.

Preview event at Persistence Works on friday night. FREE family-friendly activities, workshops and studio-based demonstrations for you to enjoy on Saturday and Sunday, plus pop up refreshments at all three studios complexes.

So in the words of Our Favourite Places, let's 'combine the twin pleasures of nosiness and shopping with art.’ Absolutely.


Plan your visit by searching Our Artists & Makers directory; search by name, discipline and location!

Our directory features over 160 artists and makers working across many different disciplines are based here at Yorkshire Artspace, including metalsmiths, sculptors, book binders, painters, jewellers, ceramicists, photographers, textile artists and designers.

Most of our studios will be open but if you are making a special trip to see someone in particular use the directory to make contact with them to check.


Across three days and three studio sites, you’ll find FREE activities and workshops held by artists & makers.

We will update this page as they are confirmed and you can follow us on social media to find out the latest.


Friday 17 November \ 5-9pm

at Persistence Works

Saturday 18 November \ 11am - 4pm*

at Persistence Works & Exchange Place Studios \ *11am - 7pm at Manor Oaks Studios

Sunday 19 November \ 11am - 4pm

at Persistence Works, Exchange Place & Manor Oaks Studios

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