Spring is open season for open studios. Here is a partial list of some of the biggest and best around. For more information go to the websites of the Boston Open Studios Coalition and the state’s Office of Travel and Tourism.

Fountain Street Open Studios, Framingham, April 26-28,

Brookline Open Studios: April 27-28,

Lexington Open Studios, April 27-28,

West Medford Open Studios, April 27-28,

Somerville Open Studios, May 4-5 (sneak preview May 3),

Needham Open Studios, May 4-5,

SoWa Art Walk, Boston, May 5,

Fort Point Arts Community Spring Open Studios, May 10-12,


Cambridge Open Studios, May 11-12 (North/West Cambridge) and May 18 and 19 (East/Central Cambridge),

East Boston Open Studios, May 18-19,

The Distillery, Boston, June 2,

Chelsea Art Walk, June 15-16,

Cape Ann Artisans, June 22-23,

Ethan Gilsdorf