Studio of Yowshien Kuo, Open Studios STL 2018. Photo: Abby Gillardi.
Studio of Yowshien Kuo, Open Studios STL 2018. Photo: Abby Gillardi.

Open Studios STL

This weekend event connects the public to artists’ studios across the city, creating a unique opportunity to promote dialogue about art-making in St. Louis. Now in its thirteenth year, CAM partners with artists, galleries, alternative spaces, arts organizations, and universities in St. Louis City and County to make their studios accessible to the public for one weekend every October, promoting dialogue between artists and audiences within the artists’ working environment.

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Map + Website

Each year, CAM distributes a free printed map for Open Studios STL. The maps, designed by WORK/PLAYare available for pick up at the front desk. A full directory of artists is also available at

Guest Studio Visits

Throughout the weekend, a number of St. Louis arts professionals are invited to visit with select artists and engage in dialogue about their practices. These guest studio visits are open to the public. The full schedule can be found at


Applications are now closed.
Deadline: Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 11:59 pm CT.
No late submissions will be accepted. Please contact with any questions.

  • Local artists and collectives that host working studio spaces in St. Louis City or County are invited to apply. Alternative spaces, arts organizations and galleries that host working studio spaces, residency programs, and universities are also encouraged to apply.
  • The program is not limited to visual artists—CAM welcomes performers, musicians, designers, architects, filmmakers, and other creatives with working spaces to participate in the program.