Saugerties August Studio Tour
The Gallery at Opus 40
50 Fite Road, Saugerties
For the 17th consecutive year, the Saugerties Artists Studio Tour will scrub, scour, and swab away that encrustation of dust, as 37 artists open their private studios for two days, August 10 and 11th, to an enthusiastic public. If you love a leisurely spin around the countryside, you’ll have a grand time discovering studios that are tucked away in some of the most bucolic places in Ulster County, and housed in reconverted churches, old farmhouses, and historic buildings dating from the 1800s.
Those who take this self-guided tour will meet artists and artisans skilled in at least 14 creative disciplines, all with very personal styles—painters working in oils and acrylics as well as with digital tools; collage makers and printmakers; photographers and videographers; sculptors working in upscale polished steel or industrial debris; and ceramic artists whose work ranges from figurative to funky-fun ceramic sculpture.
This summer’s tour kicks off with an opening reception on Friday, August 9, at the Gallery at Opus 40, 50 Fite Road, Saugerties, from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception is followed by two days of open studios on Saturday and Sunday, August 10-11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. These are free, open to the public events. Please check the website for more information about the Tour and its artists: www.saugertiesarttour.org