Artist Registration FOR SF OPEN STUDIOS 2023

will open spring 2023

We are thrilled to share that ArtSpan's 2023 SF Open Studios (SFOS) season will run from October 20 through November 19, and will include an opening weekend solely dedicated to our SF Open Studios Exhibition at the SOMArts Cultural Center to kick-off studio visits! 

SFOS 2023 Dates to Remember:

SFOS Season: October 20-November 19
ArtLaunch (opening celebration): Thursday, October 19
SFOS Exhibition Opening Weekend: October 20-22
Weekend 1 Studio Visits: October 28 & 29
Weekend 2 Studio Visits: November 4 & 5
Weekend 3 Studio Visits: November 11 & 12
Weekend 4 Studio Visits: November 18 & 19
*specific SF neighborhoods per weekend will be announced in the Spring*

Review our "2022 All About SF Open Studios" slide-deck >>HERE<<

Our 2023 SFOS season will run from October 20 through November 19, to coincide with the assigned exhibition dates we have received from SOMArts Cultural Center

If you are no longer an active ArtSpan Artist Member, we highly encourage you to renew your membership now to receive time-sensitive communication regarding ArtSpan’s SF Open Studios program. You can check your membership status by logging into your ArtSpan account, or by clicking here.



Other Details:

  • The Printed Guide will continue to be offered and will be similar to our prior catalogs, with sections by weekend dates.
  • SF Open Studios is open to artists in the San Francisco Bay Area who are members of ArtSpan and registered to participate in SFOS. 
  • We welcome participants from outside the city of San Francisco who wish to participate; however you will need to find a space in the city within one of the below quadrants and event dates. ArtSpan will develop and share a list of “Venues Seeking Artists” to help those searching for an SFOS space.
  • SFOS public visiting hours to studios are 11am to 6pm

Please send questions to


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If an artist or venue hosts other artists, each artist must be a registered participant with ArtSpan. ArtSpan has no oversight of Group affiliations and are managed at the discretion of the artist and/or group. Every artist participating in SFOS must abide by the Principles of Community and Cultural Equity. There are no refunds on registration and membership fees. Each artist is responsible for managing their studio presence during SF Open Studios and that ArtSpan is not responsible in any way. ArtSpan reserves the right to photograph the artist, event space, and artwork for publicity, documentation, and fundraising purposes. Terms subject to change.


Pictured above: Dianne Hoffman