FAQs

For Open Studio Tours Online Artists and Attendees

 

ARTIST FAQs 

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Does it cost anything to register for Open Studio Tours Online?
No, it is free to register and participate.
Where is Open Studio Tours Online located?
As the name suggests, Open Studio Tours Online will take place in your studios virtually. Artists have the opportunity to host Zoom Virtual Studio Tours for visitors to attend. More information about the Virtual Studio Tours can be found in our Artist Resources section here.
Will there be in-person studio tours?
The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona and Open Studio Tours are only supporting online studio tours this year (2020) and they do not support in-person gatherings or tours of any kind.
Do I have to host a Zoom Virtual Studio Tour to participate?
No, you do not have to host a Zoom Virtual Studio Tour to participate but it is recommended. The intent of Open Studio Tours is for visitors to directly engage with the working artists, see where art is created, and learn more about their artistic processes. We hope the Zoom Virtual Studio Tours will help recreate the in-person studio tour experience for attendees.
I don't currently have a traditional studio. Should I still register?
Yes! An advantage of this year’s Virtual Studio Tours is you can host a Zoom Virtual Studio Tour anywhere you create art and can vitually invite visitors into a non-traditional studio space.
I work out of the same studio as other artists. Should we register as a group or individually?
With the 2020 Open Studio Tours being online, it is essential that each artist registers individually. Our goal is for attendees to connect with each individual artist that participates and to give them an opportunity to learn about your unique work.
Are galleries, businesses, organizations, etc able to register for Open Studio Tours Online?
Open Studio Tours Online is intended to be, as the name implies, an opportunity for artists to virtually connect with visitors in a studio setting. Based on the intention of the tour and feedback from participants, Open Studio Tours Online is limited to individual artists creating work in studio spaces. Spaces that have working artist studios can encourage their members/artists to apply for themselves individually, within their own working studio space.
How do I find out what Ward/District I am located in?
For a map of Wards (1-6) in Tucson go to https://www.tucsonaz.gov/gov/ward-maps and for a map of Districts (1-5) in Pima County go to https://webcms.pima.gov/UserFiles/Servers/Server_6/File/Map%20Room/SupervisorialDistricts/allpc_bosdist.pdf- .
Can I register for Open Studio Tours Online on paper?
Registration is only available online. If you do not have a computer or internet access, both are resources with limited availability at selected Pima County Public Library and locations. More information about library locations and limited services: Pima County Public Library – Limited Services

 

 

ATTENDEE FAQs

Does it cost anything to attend Open Studio Tours Online?
No, it does not cost anything to attend but art may be available for purchase from individual artists.
What is the purpose of Open Studio Tours Online?
Open Studio Tours Online allows Southern Arizona’s artists to virtually invite visitors into their studios, free-of-charge, so they can directly engage with the working artists, see where art is created, and learn more about their artistic processes.
Will there be in-person studio tours?
The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona and Open Studio Tours are only supporting online studio tours this year (2020) and they do not support in-person gatherings or tours of any kind.