C-Art Open Studios is Cumbria’s biggest visual arts event, with a two week long programme of artist open studios, gallery open days, workshops, exhibitions and special events. It celebrates the breadth of contemporary and traditional visual art, craft and design to be found in the Lake District and across Cumbria.
Artist studios and galleries open their doors to the public from 14 – 29 September 2013, alongside an exciting programme of specially selected events and workshops. Buy unique artwork and design pieces direct from the makers whilst enjoying the breathtaking Cumbrian landscape.
Cumbrian artists and designers have revealed their favourite places to visit in Cumbria and the Lake District as part of our ‘artist recommended’ scheme. These hidden gems are a perfect way to explore the county further, including lovely country pubs, stunning walks, unique shops and fantastic local eateries. Find out more from the artists at their studios, or check out their profile pages on the website or in the 2013 catalogue, which can be pre-ordered here.
Cumbria and the Lake District has an overwhelming range of visual artists, designers, craftspeople and independant galleries working in a wide range of disciplines. The C-Art website features a definitive year round directory of cumbrian visual and applied arts.
It exists as an invaluable research tool for art collectors, curators, teachers, merchandisers, interior designers, and group leaders – Find the Directory here.