Inspirational art direct from artist's venues throughout the Peterborough area

About Us

14344362_1136100489788360_2971421331400904400_nPeterborough Artists Open Studios has grown from very small beginnings in 2000, with just two artists exhibiting to the strength we are now with over 90 talented creative artists and craftspeople displaying a wide variety of disciplines including painting, jewellery and ceramics.

You can find us not only in the city of Peterborough but also in many of the surrounding villages.

We publish a directory every year in advance of the Open Studios event which is available to download from this website or pick up from a number of locations in the area.

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter:@ArtPeterborough

For Visitors

You will get a warm welcome at all of our venues, many of which are the artists’ own homes and gardens. In some you will be able to look around the gardens and/or enjoy refreshments. Check the artist pages or directory for more details.

You will be able to talk to the artists about their work and techniques and in some venues you will even be able to see demonstrations. There will be work for sale wherever you go, entry is free and there will never be any obligation to buy.

For Artists

We welcome new artists or crafts people and by joining PAOS you will be able to participate in the Open Studios event, feature in the directory and have your own page on this website.Click here for more information  Join Us.

Liability and Copyright

The Peterborough Artists Open Studios Group cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or injury sustained by any member of the public visiting any of the venues. The public does so entirely at its own risk.
The copyright in all artists images in this Directory, or on our website, and in all works on display, is owned by the individual artists.

2017: read Jacki Cairns Interview series with some of the PAOS members:

Jonathan Clynch, Mary Green, Ali Hawley-Smith, Eve Marshall,  Tony Lovell,


News

Vivacity Unit 28th May – 4th June 2018

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Installation technician Martin and James Tovey's Mermaid Painting on its way to the Vivacity Unit

Vivacity’s Unit Installation series 2018

Call for artist installations in Unit 59A, Queensgate Peterborough Vivacity are looking for artists/designers to put forward proposals to create window More

Caro & Girling at Peterborough City Gallery 2018

Anthony Caro & Sheila Girling: A 64 Year Conversation About Art   City Gallery, Peterborough Museum, 27 April – 21 July 2018 More

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