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.

As PAOS 2017 approaches read Jacki Cairns Interview series with PAOS members:

4 – Mary Green

3 – Ali Hawley-Smith

2 – Eve Marshall

1 – Tony Lovell


Jacki Cairns Interview 4 – Mary Green

PAOS 17 Interview 4  – Mary Green by Jacki Cairns     I first met Mary way back in 2004 More

Jacki Cairns Interview 3 – Ali Hawley-Smith

  This, my third interview, is the first one I have conducted with someone I have never met before.  Saying More

RA Schools Opens Studios & Summer Exhibition

RA Schools Show 2017 22 June — 2 June Beneath the Royal Academy, London’s galleries, 17 artists transform their studio More

Jacki Cairns Interview 2 – Eve Marshall

JC: My second interview is with Eve Marshall, a full time artisan felter and teacher, who has become very prolific More

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