Silicon Valley Open Studios

Connecting artists to art enthusiasts

2019 Open Studio Dates - 11am to 5pm

WEEKEND 1: Northern Area - May 4th - 5th

Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Stanford, South San Francisco, and Woodside

WEEKEND 2: Central Area - May 11th - 12th

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

WEEKEND 3: Southern Area/Pacific Coast - May 18th - 19th

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

Public Relations and Why It's Important to You

Date & Time:

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7:00 pm until 9:00 pm


Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA,
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Program Description:

Public Relations is an art unto itself. If you do it right, you can reap huge benefits. By getting to know the reporters who cover the Bay Area art scene and knowing how to approach them with information they need to do their job, you can catapult yourself into public awareness.

Topics for this session:

  • Publicity and the media - What are they looking for and how to approach them
  • The SVOS publicity program - What SVOS is doing to promote the event
  • Photographs - What the media needs & why professional photos are the standard
  • Media interviews - How to prepare for and talk to the media
  • HARO - Help a reporter out and why this is important to you
  • News Releases - How to write a powerful press release

This session is free if you are registered for SVOS 2019 and $30 for others.

See the entire SVOS University program here

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How to Register

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SVOS On-line Directory

SVOS is pleased to announce the On-line Directory that is always updated with the latest changes and corrections.

  • Automatically updated whenever there is a changes
  • Adapts to your device with 1 to four columns
  • Click on the artist's name or image to see more info about that artist
  • Click this link to see the On-line Directory

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