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 this years PAOS members:

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


Jean Edwards and Paul Saunders March 2018

Jean Edwards, water colour artist and Paul Saunders, photographer, are exhibiting their work at the newly fitted out Vivacity space More


Its that time again! Two artists, two boards, Black & White medium only, 90 mins, crowd decide,one winner!! FREE ENTRY! More

PECT Green Festival 2018

EVENT OVERVIEW The city’s annual Green Festival – one of the longest running and biggest environmental events in the whole More

Closing Date for PAOS 2018 is 16th Feb

Application form for Open Studios 2018 is now live on the website. Closing date 16th Feb 2018. Follow the link More

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