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Art in Your Backyard: 12th Annual Roslindale Open Studios

Roslindale Open Studios

Saturday • October 22

Clock Icon 11:00 AM
Money Icon Free
Location Icon Roslindale Open Studios
Adams Park
Roslindale, MA 02131

Event Details

October 22 and 23, more than 90 artists will welcome the public into their studios throughout Roslindale. Now in its 12th year, Roslindale Open Studios (ROS) is a free, exciting, family-friendly community event that features fine art and crafts available to view and purchase, such as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, woodworking, textiles, jewelry, and mixed-media. Artists will showcase their work in 30 locations, including group
sites, businesses, and home studios.

In addition to many artists showing their work in home-based studios, ROS hosts three group locations with 10-20
artists exhibiting in each:

  • Boston School of Modern Languages, 814 South Street
  • Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway
  • Roslindale House, 120 Poplar Street

Roslindale Open Studios is different from other similar events around Boston because exhibiting artists are in close proximity to each other. This makes it easy for visitors to walk from one studio to the next. In addition to the art on display, visitors can experience the popular Roslindale Village Main Street Farmers’ Market (Saturday only) and other activities:

  • See a preview of home studio artists’ work at the Home Studio Artists Gallery at Roslindale House: Saturday and Sunday, 11AM-5PM
  • Make free arts and crafts with Kids Art Express at Boston School of Modern Languages:: Saturday 11AM – 5PM, Sunday noon-3PM
  • Play Home Studio Bingo to win prizes: Saturday and Sunday, 11AM-5PM
  • Visit the photo booth and bake sale at the Boston School of Modern Languages: Saturday 1-4PM and Sunday noon-3PM
  • Listen to funk, rock and R&B by the Tom Appleman Band at Roslindale Congregational Church: Saturday 1PM-3PM
  • Enjoy the Afro-Latin-Caribbean rhythms of Trio Ten Tumbao at Roslindale Congregational Church: Sunday 1PM-3PM

Roslindale Open Studios is a celebration of Roslindale’s rich and diverse arts community. All are welcome to enjoy this unique annual experience. 

For a complete listing of artists and a
schedule of events, please visit

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