Brookline Open Studios Artist Meeting and Kick Off!

As we prepare for 2018, please join us on Tuesday, October 3rd for a kick off meeting and party at the BAC (86 Monmouth Street, Brookline). Doors will open at 6:15pm, with the meeting beginning at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be provided.

During the meeting, we will hand out a brief annual report from 2017 and go over important dates for 2018. We would also like to get your ideas for this year – what you would like to see for additional artist events, salons, etc.

Please RSVP for October 3rd, either on the event page on Facebook or by email to

31st Annual Brookline Open Studios Weekend

Open Studios

Brookline, MA – The 31st Annual Brookline Open Studios will be held on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 from 11:00am-5:00pm each day.

Brookline Open Studios is a two-day event offering the public the opportunity to meet some of the town’s most vibrant and creative artists and view their work. This year’s event includes more than 60 artists set to participate at 30 locations throughout Brookline. Artists open up their home studios or showcase their work at a group exhibition site, offering the general public a glimpse into their work and creative process.

Brookline Open Studios is free to attend and many sites are within a 5- to 10-minute walk of the MBTA Green Line. Some of the larger, T-accessible sites include Brookline Senior Center, Brookline Arts Center, Inner Space, The Village Works, Framer’s Workshop and the Brookline Police Department.

Other highlights include Studio Without Walls’ annual outdoor environmental installation along Riverway Park and the Brookline Teen Center’s group site for high school artists.

A Preview Show featuring work from participating artists is on view at the Brookline Public Library Main Branch, concluding on April 23 with a reception from 1:00-3:30pm.

Free brochures are available at the Main Library and at many businesses throughout town. Visitors with smart phones or tablets can use the interactive map.


OTTO Fundraiser for Open Studios

Open Studios

Stop by OTTO‘s Coolidge Corner location for a fundraiser to support Brookline Open Studios. A percentage of every sale between 5:00pm and 9:00pm will be donated to the organization.

Brookline Open Studios is a volunteer artist run nonprofit showcasing the work of local visual artists directly to the public each spring with an emphasis on the artistic process. We are in our 31st year with a commitment to expanding our offerings.

This year will include featuring emerging teen artists in cooperation with the Teen Center and High School. Additionally, we are looking to build on our healthy collaboration with the town’s small business community and will host a small business/artist networking event. Fundraising helps keep the visual arts and supportive programming available to a broader audience.