Belfast Open Studios 2016

Belfast Open Studios
Saturday 22nd October
11am – 5pm
Various City Centre Studios

Belfast Open Studios, hosted by Visual Artists Ireland, is an invitation to the public to come and see how artists work and to take a glimpse into the creative processes. Sponsored by local artisan tea makers Suki Tea, Belfast Open Studios events offer a warm welcome to all with a cup of Belfast Brew on arrival before they take a relaxed and informative stroll around the various studios. The event will be accompanied by a programme of artist talks and events across the city.

Participating Studios:

Array Studios
Artists at the Mill
Belfast Photo Factory
Belfast Print Workshop
Cathedral Studios
Creative Exchange Artist Studios
Digitial Arts Studios
Flax Art Studios & Orchid Studios
Lombard Street Studios
MFA Studios, Ulster University
Platform Arts
Pollen Studios
QSS Bedford Street

Other events:

Studio Fair
Thursday 6th October
1pm – 4pm
Location: The Black Box, Hill Street

Whether you’re an artist, a student or recent graduate, an art collector, or if you simply want to find out more about the visual arts in Belfast, this is a chance to meet studio groups, artists and arts organisations and pick up a copy of the new Belfast Art Map to point you in the right direction.

Belfast Open Studios: Preparing for studio visits
Thursday 13th October
1pm – 4pm
Venue TBC

This event is for artists that want support and advice on preparing for curator studio visits. We will cover the whole process from inviting curators to your studio, preparing the space, perfecting your pitch and ways that you can maintain the relationship going forward.


Oct 22 2016


11:00 am - 5:00 pm


QSS Bedford street

Annual Members Christmas Exhibition and Sale