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Communicate with other artists about forming your own group. You don't have to register before you can join this group.

2015 Open Studio Dates

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, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach, and Pacifica

Registration is Now Open

How to register

  • Download and SAVE the registration form at the right.
  • You must have Adobe Reader installed in order to fill out this form on your computer.
  • Open Adobe Reader first, then open the registration form.
  • Enter all of the information and SAVE IT AGAIN
  • Print a copy to be sure it's filled out properly.
  • Registrations must be postmarked by December 31, 2014
  • Include a CD or USB stick with three jpg images of your best work and your artist's statement. Include a stamped, addressed envelope if you want the USB stick returned.
  • Mail the registration with your check to the following address:
    • Silicon Valley Visual Arts, Inc
    • Attn. SVOS Registration
    • P.O. Box 111000
    • Campbell, CA 95011-1000

Register as a Group

Recruit your artist friends and save some money. If you submit 5 or more registrations together in the same envelope, the fee is only $165 per artist. Here are the guidelines to take advantage of this offer:

  • Submit 5 or more completed applications in the same envelope
  • Each artist must pay the registration fee of $165 or $145 if they are a senior (65 or older)
  • You don't have to show together, just register together.
  • The fee applies for one or more weekends at the same or at different locations.
  • Please include a separate CD or USB stick with images and statement for each artist.

Benefits of SVOS

Click here to read the benefits of participating in Silicon Valley Open Studios.

About Group Sites

Join Our Group to Find a Group

Join our Yahoo Groups to help organize your own group. There is no cost to join the Yahoo SVOS Group for Artists and you are not obligated to register for Silicon Valley Open Studios. Click on the Purple button at the left to join. You need to have a Yahoo account to use this. Once in the group, you can post a message for everyone about what kind of artist you are looking for and how to contact you. You can also use this to post questions about Silicon Valley Open Studios.

If you're an artist looking for a group, then post a short description about yourself and the type of artwork you do. If you have a geographic preference, mention that also.

If You're an Artist Looking for a Site:

If you're a single artists and haven't found a site, SVOS can assign you to a site or introduce you to an artist who is hosting others. But register early as these sites fill up very quickly. Send your request via e-mail to registration at and tell us a little bit about your art.

If You're an Artist Willing to Host:

If you would like to host other artists at your site, SVOS can assign other artists looking for a place. Send use an e-mail to registration at and describe a little bit about your site, how many artists you want, and what kind of artwork your looking for if you have a preferrence. We will introduce you to artists and let you make the final invitation.


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.