East Bay Open Studios 2010 + Directory of East Bay Arts
Register Online Now Through February 20, 2010
Event Dates: Saturday-Sunday, June 5 & 6 and 12 & 13
Show your art to the largest and most diverse art audience in the region.
Established 1979, East Bay Open Studios (EBOS) is the largest art event in the East Bay drawing over 50,000 visitors during the first two weekends in June. EBOS is produced by Pro Arts, a nonprofit artist-based organization that produces exhibitions, artist services and public programs. East Bay Open Studios includes a Preview Exhibition, a benefit Gala, artist workshops, online gallery and maps, networking events for artists, and the Directory of East Bay Arts. The Directory of East Bay Arts is an annual publication that includes full color artist listings and maps to highlight the region’s working artists and facilitate free self-guided tours of artist studios.
Participation is open to all artists with a studio, home or exhibition space in Oakland/Alameda or Contra Costa Counties. Pro Arts membership and entry fee required.
For more information or to register online now, visit www.proartsgallery.org/ebos
[size=11]About Pro Arts
Pro Arts provides critical access to contemporary art in Oakland and the Bay Area through its independent curated exhibitions, capacity-building artist services, open studios, juried programs, and diverse collaborative programs. In addition to serving as an advocate for regional artists, Pro Arts offers youth and community programs to further engage art audiences that reflect innovative artistic expression, and the rich cross-section of cultures, ethnicity, age, and race in the Oakland/Bay Area. Last year Pro Arts exhibited 690 artists and produced 62 events drawing an annual audience of 65,000. Additionally, Pro Arts provides professional art services to partnering institutions, and provides fiscal sponsorship to artists.
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