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2019 Open Your Eyes Studio Tour

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Artists' Studios in Winsted & New Hartford

Winsted, CT 06098

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2019 Open Your Eyes Studio Tour: 10 Year Anniversary!

When: Saturday August 24th, 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday August 25th, 10 am - 4 pm
NOTE: Artists will be taking a lunch break from 12 pm - 1 pm. Please eat local during this time!

Where: 29 artists' studios in Winsted and New Hartford. See full list of featured artists at openyoureyestour.org!
(Google map of artists' studios here)
Please sign in at each artist's studio you visit!

Local Winsted and New Hartford artists open their studios and creative spaces to the public for the entire weekend! Visit artists in person, discuss their processes, make connections, discover local creatives, & explore the beautiful region.

Register to reserve a printed tour map to plan your route! Reserved maps can be mailed directly to your mailing address for a donation, or reserved for free at an Info Station. (Downloadable PDF of map here).
Open Your Eyes T-shirts are available for pre-order until 8/12!
All sales are in support of the NWCT Arts Council.

Opening Night Party:
Celebrate the opening night of the tour at Brewery Legitimus in New Hartford, 6 pm - 8 pm.
Food trucks! Live music! Great beer!
Legitimus will donate 10% of beer sales made during the event to the NWCT Arts Council.
RSVP here!

Full Tour information at openyoureyestour.org



The 2019 Open Your Eyes Studio Tour is Sponsored by:

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FAQs

What are my parking options at the studios?

Winsted:

Whiting Mills and Mad River Loft have parking lots available to the public.
The Winsted Green/street parking is timed.

For those visiting Still River Studios and Nutmeg Potters, there is limited parking on the street, and parking at the Museum of Tort Law nearby.

For those visiting individual artists with studios in their homes, parking varies. Most have parking signage on their properies, or street parking.

New Hartford:

Hurley Business Park has free available parking in their lot.

For those visiting individual artists with studios in their homes, parking varies. Most have parking signage on their properies, or street parking.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Before 8/24 & 8/25, please contact the NWCT Arts Council at info@artsnwct.org or call (860)618-0075.

During Tour hours (listed above) 8/24 & 8/25, visit our Info Stations:

Winsted: Whiting Mills, 100 Whiting St. Winsted, CT 06098
New Hartford: Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Ave. New Hartford, CT 06057

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, just let us know what name your map is reserved under.

Is this event free?

Yes! You can receive a map and attend the tour for free. For a donation, you can receive additional memorabilia (see ticket listings).

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