, Kingston, NH

November 8, 2012

Art Tour

Carriage Towne News

---- — AMESBURY, MA - The Amesbury Cultural Council will host the 16th Annual Open Studio Tour on Sat., November10, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sun., November 11, 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. The Open Studios feature work by artists living or working in Amesbury. This year, there will be nearly 70 artists participating in multiple locations around town.

The Amesbury Open Studio Tour is a free, self-guided art tour. It offers visitors an incredible opportunity to peer into the creative spaces of Amesbury painters, ceramists, photographers, printmakers, fiber artists, jewelry makers, glass artists and other fine craftspeople, and to buy local art right from the source.

A list of participating artists and a map showing locations is available online and at various locations around town. There will also be plenty of brochure/maps available on the days of the event, at the Tour’s starting location – the Amesbury Cultural Center, in the Carriage Lofts, located in the upper Millyard. Admission is free. Wonderful raffle items from local stores and restaurants in Amesbury will be available if one chooses to purchase raffle tickets. All of the stops on the tour will be highlighted in the brochure. .

An excellent source for complete tour information is available at You can also contact the Cultural Council directly at