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Poughkeepsie Open Studios presents: a self-guided, all-inclusive art tour.

Saturday, September 9, 2 - 6 pm

Sunday, September 10, 12 - 3 pm

All are welcome to attend this free event!

Join artists & art spaces in the City of Poughkeepsie on a self-guided tour to visit with local artist studios & see regional artists in art spaces. Details & information will be updated on our website and social media leading up to the event.

MEET artists & other participants
VISIT art spaces & artist studios
SHARE stories about artistic journeys & ideas about creating
LEARN about artists' processes, materials, & modalities
INTERACT with artists creating & various art forms

ARTISTS & ARTS SPACES are welcome to register until June 1 with this this link. This is a great opportunity to share your artwork, connect with new audiences, and build collaborations! Artists of all modalities are welcome to participate. There is a limited amount of "pop-up" space accessible for artists to share their artwork outside of where they create - sign up early! Much appreciation to artists & art spaces for sharing their talents, time, and artwork with the community.

ART-GOERS (those attending the event) - we welcome you to join us at participating locations in September 2023! Follow our social media for announcements of participating artists and art spaces.

SPONSORS - interested in supporting this event? Visit here. Thanks in advance!


Over one weekend each year since 2015, artists and arts spaces in Poughkeepsie, NY have coordinated to create "Poughkeepsie Open Studios." This annual free event brings together all ages of artists, curators, arts educators, performers, and art-appreciators. Attendees connect with participating artists, learn about their creative processes, inspirations & methodologies, and support their work. Artists of all disciplines are invited to participate! Locations across Poughkeepsie vary each year.

Poughkeepsie Open Studios takes place on occupied Munsee-Lenape Land.

Poughkeepsie Open Studios FAQ:

Is there a fee to participate as an artist or art space?
Attending the event is free. The cost to participate as an artist and/or gallery is $25. This fee helps cover the costs of running the event (printing, marketing/promotion, event supplies, fees/permits, etc.) Click here for the artist registration link!

Is there a fee to attend?

Is the artwork for sale?
Artist work is for sale (at the discretion of the artist) Poughkeepsie Open Studios does not charge a commission fee to participants if the artwork is sold.

What type of artwork will I see?
This event is inclusive of all art forms.

Where does Open Studios take place?
Locations vary each year. Follow our social media for announcements of participating artists and art spaces! A map will be uploaded prior to the event.

Don't see your question listed? Email us

2023 Locations

more spaces and artists will be added!

are you interested in participating?

email: or Direct Message on Instagram @pokopenstudios

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2023 Artists
this list is currently being updated !

Emmanuel Ofori_Adwoa Dansoa - Emmanuel Ofori.jpg

Hybrid Artist - painting, drawing, sculpture, & ceramics

On View: 135 North Hamilton Street

TheSumofUs - Suprina Kenney.jpg


On View: 299 Main Street

Gentrification - Onaje Benjamin (1).jpg


On View: Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, 9 Vassar Street, 2nd and 3rd floor studios

inbound505530762159202497 - Victoria McKenna.jpg


On View: 135 North Hamilton Street

LIcciardello_POK - Jessica Licciardello.jpg

Jessica Licciardello

Painting, Music, Film, Murals, Graphic Design

On View: Erin O'Neill's Pub & Grill, 135 N Water Street

more coming soon

Patrick D. Wing

Painting & Writing

On View: Erin O'Neill's Pub & Grill, 135 N Water Street

more coming soon

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