PLEASE NOTE – Although the physical open studio events described here have been cancelled, you can continue to discover Nottinghamshire artists & makers through the links below.

OSNotts 2020 poster

  • Open Studios Notts is about providing opportunities to discover the work and practices of Notts-based artists & makers every May/June.
  • Usually we do it by inviting the wider community to visit and meet them in their working studios or at temporary venues – we can’t do that this time but …
  • By inviting you to meet them ‘virtually’, we can continue ‘Bringing Artists Into View‘, so …


  • DIRECTORY OF ARTISTS & MAKERS – browse our listings of all the OSNotts 2020 artists & makers around the County & City.
  • VISIT THE VIRTUAL STUDIOS – learn more about some of the artists including short videos of studio tours and artists working practices, plus galleries of completed works.
  • VIRTUAL EXHIBITION (24 April – 4 June) – Take a look at photographs of the artists in their studios, courtesy of Inspire: Culture Learning and Libraries.

… and here is a short video to introduce our Virtual Studios:

… and here are some artists – click on each image to go to that artist’s virtual studio:

PLEASE NOTE – Although the physical open studio events for 2020 have been cancelled, you can continue to discover and support Nottinghamshire artists & makers by exploring the OSNotts website and following links to those artist’s and maker’s online presence.

Click on the images that follow below to view the virtual studios of these artists & makers.

You can also see many of them on this playlist of ‘virtual studio tours’ (and find the playlist on our OSNotts YouTube channel):

 Open Studios Notts and the groups running the events named in this brochure cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or injury sustained by any member of the public visiting the studios. Members of the public do so entirely at their own risk. Children under 18 to be accompanied by an adult. Events are run by the groups/individuals named. All Information is correct at the time of going to press – Open Studios Notts will aim to post any variations that arise on the website. Otherwise, members of the public should contact the named groups/individuals for further information on any particular event. Please also note that cafes, pubs & restaurants named are not officially connected with Open Studios Notts but are highlighted purely for information.

We wish to thank Nottinghamshire County Council, Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries, & What’s On Nottingham for the ongoing support that has made this initiative possible.