The second annual Montgomery County Studio Tour returns this summer June 9-10. Over the course of one weekend, artists across the county will again open the doors to their studios and invite people inside to explore and enjoy local art. This event is free and open to the public and all artwork is for sale, writes Jessica Willingham on valleyforge.org
The Montgomery County .Studio Tour is perfect for art aficionados and those who merely appreciate the arts and are curious to meet and greet local artists in their studio spaces. This year the tour will include 51 artists at 21 studios across the county.
“Arts Montco is again proud to partner with the Montgomery County Studio Tour,” said Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board Director of Arts & Culture, Jessica Willingham. “We support the mission of County Studio Tour to promote local and regional artists and contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of the area by presenting original artwork.”
In its inaugural year, artists on the Montgomery County Studio Tour sold $40,000 worth of artwork over the course of one weekend. As the tour continues to grow in its second year, it has attracted new studios and community sponsors including Arts Montco, Merion Art & Repro Center, Manatawny Still Works, and Citadel Bank.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Montgomery County’s charming main streets and lovely landscapes, the Montgomery County Studio Tour takes visitors on a journey through the county’s vibrant arts community. Tour takers can begin by browsing the artists in the catalogue, available in print and online at montgomerycountystudiotour.com, and choosing a route from the enclosed map.
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