California Arts Council

State of California

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Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open StudiosCommunity
Over one hundred professional artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley, California will open their doors to the public during the 25th annual 
Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios,Saturdays and Sundays 11–6 p.m.
November 28–29, December 5–6, 12–13, 19–20, (21–24) 2015 ✓ * +.

A unique array of fine art and artisan craft will be shown, including blown glass, functional & decorative ceramics, ornaments, Menorahs, lamps & lighting, painted & custom furniture, garden art, floor cloths, one-of-a-kind clothing, textiles, dolls, leather bags, many styles of jewelry, sculpture, photography, paintings, original prints & works on paper, mosaics, and work from recycled materials. All work is handcrafted, and many pieces are one-of-a-kind.

This self-guided tour presents a unique opportunity to meet the artists, to buy original & creative gifts, and to see working craft studios. The art walk gives viewers a glimpse into the creative process, and the opportunity to sign up for classes and workshops. Many studios are in the same building, or are clustered within walking distance.

This much anticipated, popular event is known for the high quality of the work shown. A free Map & Directory is available showing all participants. This event is FREE.

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Occurs in: November; December

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Contact Information:
Berkeley Artisans
Susan Brooks - director
2547 Eighth St. , Berkeley, CA 94710
510 845-2612

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