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October 2nd – 18th, 2020

For the month of October, the Museum of Boulder will host an exhibit of art by Open Studios’ juried Artist Members. Open Studios has operated as a non-profit organization supporting and educating local artists for 26 years. Their mission is to advance and enrich the visual arts and promote the role of artists in the Boulder Community. The organization is best-known for the annual Open Studios Tour, however, Covid-19 forced the cancellation of the Tour in its traditional form this year.  To support local artists and provide art and arts experiences for the public in 2020, Open Studios created a Membership Program, with numerous options for everyone. The exhibit at the Museum features one piece of the best work by each of nearly 200 Open Studios Members. The exhibit offers up a rich mix of styles and mediums by artists from around Boulder County. Many artists feature video-recorded virtual tours of their studios on the Open Studios website,, and over one fourth of the artists will book personal appointments in their studios for patrons through this website. In this way, interaction with these local artists encourages conversations, develops understanding between art appreciators and creators, and builds relationships that extend far into the future.