More than 200 artist studios and art spaces open to the public over the course of one weekend. Explore on your own, take guided tours, enjoy special events, and get to know St. Louis’s artists. On Sunday, October 4, studios will be open in neighborhoods west of Grand Boulevard, including the Grove, Maplewood, University City, Grand Center and more. Tours and events for the day include:
- Bus Tour: Led by Arts Writers
Sunday, October 4, 1:00-3:00pm
$10; $5 for CAM members. Registration required, limited seats. Tour starts at CAM, 3750 Washington Blvd.
Led by Jessica Baran, freelance arts writer, and Nancy Fowler of St. Louis Public Radio, this tour invites participants to explore new spaces, chat with local artists, and hear fascinating insights from two of the top arts and culture writers in the city.
Sunday, October 4, 10:00am-5:00pm
New to the event is the addition of university spaces on Sunday, featuring student works-in-progress. Each tour start and end at the select university. Please check the website for more information and schedule.
- Closing Party & Sloup: Old North
Sunday, October 4, 6:00-9:00 pm
Central Print, 2624 North 14th Street, 63106
Join us at Central Print in Old North for a Closing Party and Sloup, a monthly soup dinner that crowdfunds arts and community impacts projects. For a donation of $10, you get soup, snacks, drink, and a ballot to vote on the proposals from local artists.The proposal with the most votes receives 100% of the money raised. This popular model has generated over $30k for local artists in the St. Louis region — raised one bowl of soup at a time.