Deadlines & Benefits

Registration Deadlines

Register online at

  • Member Registration: March 1-31 – $99
  • Nonmember Registration: April 15-May 15 – $125
  • Late Registration: May 16-22 – $150

Student Discount

Sac Open Studios offers a discount to full-time students enrolled at an accredited college or university. To request the student discount, please send an email to with your name, studio address and a copy of your student ID and current class schedule. If eligible, the Sac Open Studios registration fee will be reduced to $50.


Registration Benefits

Please note only artists who register and submit artwork by the deadline will be included in the printed Sac Open Studios Guide and the Preview Exhibition.

  • Official participation in Sac Open Studios
  • Studio information, artwork and map pin in the printed Sac Open Studios Guide
    • Print run: 25,000
    • Publication Date: August 2
  • Eligibility to include 1 artwork in the Sac Open Studios Preview Exhibition at Verge Center for the Arts
    • Exhibition Dates: September 12-30
    • Exhibition forms will be sent over the summer
    • To accommodate all participating artists, there is a size/weight limitation of 24″ x 24″ and 50 lbs
  • 2 workshops including The Basics to Promote Your Open Studio designed to help you learn how to prepare for and execute your open studio
  • Marketing materials
    • Copies of the Sac Open Studios Guide
    • Yard signs (2 per artist)
  • VIP Admission to the Sac Open Studios Launch Party


  • Photography Workshop
  • Eligibility to be selected for Sac Open Studios Guide’s new artist spotlight section
  • TV Dinner ticket drawing