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Where to get your Directories and Yellow Signs

Here are the guidelines and locations where you can collect the material for your Open Studio Site.

General Guidelines

  • Please send one person from each site to collect everything for all the artists at that site.
  • There are six locations - you can go to which ever location is convenient.
  • You don't need to call ahead - but please be courteous to the volunteers and observe the times that each location is open.
  • We allocate 10 Directories to each artist
  • There are 10 yellow signs for each site.

Pick up Locations

Burlingame: Peninsula Museum of Art
1777 California Drive

Check in with the Docent in the Museum

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April 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th: -Noon to 3pm

April 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th: - Noon to 3pm

April 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th: - Noon to 3pm

Palo Alto: Pacific Art League
668 Ramona Street

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Monday thru Friday - 9am to 5pm

April 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, and 25th - 10am to 2pm

Palo Alto: SVOS University at Palo Alto Art Center
1313 Newell Road - Back parking lot

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April 8th and April 15th - Before and after SVOS University 6:30pm to 7pm and at the end of the session.


Mountain View
247 Velarde Street

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April 9th, 10th, and 11th - 10am to 3pm

April 13, 16th, 17th, and 18th - 10am to 3pm

April 2oth, 24th, and 25th - 10am to 3pm

950 Kennard Way

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April 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th - 10am to 7pm

April 12th - 10am to 3pm

April 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th - 10am to 7pm

April 19 - 10am to 3pm

April 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th - 10am to 7pm

Santa Clara
683 Park Court

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April 8th and 11th - 10am to 3pm

April 12th - 10am to 3pm

April 14th, and 15th - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

April 19th, 22nd, and 23rd - 10am to 3pm

Los Gatos
36 Pleasant Street

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April 8th and 9th - 2pm to 6pm

April 16th and 17th - 2pm to 6pm

April 24th - 2pm to 6pm

SVOS University

If you are new to Silicon Valley Open Studios and do nothing else, attending SVOS University is the most important thing you can do to help ensure your success during this event. Silicon Valley Open Studios is pleased to announce an expanded schedule of exciting seminars to help you build your art career.

Presented by veteran artists

SVOS University is a series of seminars to help you get the most out of your participation in Silicon Valley Open Studios. This is presented by a group of veteran artists and marketing professionals who have developed successful techniques for promoting and selling their art.


If you are participating in SVOS for the first time, or if you'd like to learn more about how other artists promote themselves, SVOS University is an excellent place to learn how to optimize your open studio experience.

Some of the sessions require a $20 cover charge at the door but others after January 2015 are free to artists who are registered for Silicon Valley Open Studios 2015.


Learn more about SVOS University here

2015 Open Studio Dates - 11am to 5pm

WEEKEND 1: May 2nd - 3rd

Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Stanford. Woodside

WEEKEND 2: May 9th - 10th

East Palo Alto,Ladera, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Loyola, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale

WEEKEND 3: May 16th - 17th

Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Saratoga, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Montara, and Moss Beach


Add Your Name to Our List

We use this list to tell you about coming art events that we sponsor or places where you can view the artwork of Silicon Valley Open Studios artists.

Use Our Logo


You can use our logo in your SVOS promotional material. But before you do, please click here to read the guidelines for using our logo.

Image Guidelines

For some great tips about preparing your images click here to read our Image Guidelines page

Artist Statement Guidelines

For guidelines about writing a great artist statement, click here to get more information.