Over one hundred professional
artists, craftspeople and galleries at studio buildings in Berkeley,
California will open their doors to the public during theirannual Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios, .
All manner of
fine art and craft will be shown, including lampworked & blown glass,
functional & decorative ceramics, ornaments, Menorahs, lamps & lighting,
painted & custom furniture, garden art, floor cloths, one-of-a-kind
clothing, textiles, leather bags, many styles of jewelry, sculpture,
photography, paintings, original prints & works on paper, musical
instruments, children's art from around the world, mosaics, stained glass,
books, 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, giving viewers a glimpse into the creative
process. Many studios are in the same building, or are clustered within
walking distance from one another. This much anticipated, popular event is
known for the high quality of the work shown. A free Map & List is available
showing all participants. This event is FREE.
Throughout the year, you have access to 100 professional artists and
craftspeople in Berkeley. Click on the List and contact individual artisans.
Many have regular hours or are available by appointment.
Information Link: Berkeley
Artisans Holiday Open Studios