The 16th annual self-guided tour of Artists’ homes and studios will take place Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1 noon to 5 p.m. The Open Studios tour is free and families are welcome.
The 2016 tour features 10 stops, including a variety of working studios and 31 artists. The route covers Raleigh Court, Southwest, South Roanoke, and Southeast studios located in Roanoke Industrial Park.
19 member artists are showing this year: Mary Boxley Bullington, Mary Jane Burtch, Stephen Brailo, Meridith Entingh, Eric Fitzpatrick, Elaine Fleck, J. Gail Geer, Ann Glover, Chris Gryder, Gina Louthian Stanley, Max Mitchell, Steve Mitchell, Jamie Nervo, Diane Patton, C. J. Phillips, Ann Trinkle, Nan Mahone Wellborn, Dave Wertz, and Barry Wolf.
12 guest artists are also showing: Maya Bohler, Susan Harb, William Johnston, Josh Manning, Ellen Martin, John Morgan, Heath Nevergold, Frederick Porter, Kim Sutliff, John Wilson, Kyle Wilson, Margaret Sue Turner Wright.
On Saturday April 30, visitors can also enjoy Historic Garden Week in Roanoke, Beauty in the Blue Ridge, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Begin your tour at the Ronald McDonald House, 2224 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke 24014. For tickets and more information regarding Historic Garden Week in Roanoke go to www.vagardenweek.org.
The Open Studios Tour is FREE and children are welcome!
An easy to print Open Studios Tour Map and more information on each artist is available at our website, www.