Get a Tour Guide, your all-access pass to discover where and how artists work in Portland neighborhoods. The 2017 Tour takes place on October 14 & 15 and October 21 & 22, 10am-5pm on all days.

2017 Tour Guide – Coming Soon!  June 2017

The 2016 Tour Guide has been designed with a focus on usability during the tour, while maintaining the quality of a keepsake for after the event.

Included in the Tour Guide are:

  • Tour Guide functions as a ticket for 2 adults (anyone under 18 is free) good for all 4 days/ 10am-5pm
  • overview maps for Portland metro area, as well as 11 additional neighborhood-area maps
  • directions to studios included below each artist’s listing
  • catalogue of artworks by all artists
  • contact information for all artists
  • artists indexed by up to 3 media
  • profiles on select artists
  • opportunity to win prizes (no purchase necessary)
  • link to free PDXOS navigation app that connects artists contact info with Google maps for easy travel during the tour


Bulk Tour Guides

Support our organization by purchasing Tour Guides in Bulk (to resell or give away)

Bulk Tour Guides

The Tour Guide is also available at these local retailers:

  • New Seasons stores
  • Muse
  • Collage
  • I’ve Been Framed
  • Blick
  • Artist & Craftsmen


Mobile App

Use your iPhone or Android to take the Portland Open Studios tour, available < ahref=”″>through iTunes and on Google Play. The $4.99 Portland Open Studios Application includes:

  • ticket for two adults and kids under 18, good for all 4 days
  • interactive map linked to Google maps
  • ability to mark favorite artists and visited artists
  • ability to make notes about each artist
  • catalog of artworks by all artists
  • contact information for all artists

This year we are also offering a free Map-only Navigation App. This app is intended for students or as a supplement to a purchased Tour Guide if you need additional assistance navigating during the tour. The iPhone version is available here and the Android version is available here.


Ticket Formats

The PDXOS Tour is a ticketed event. The ticket comes in three formats: Tour Guide; Navigation App; Paid Mobile App (iPhone or Android).

Tour Guide Navigation App Paid App
Price $15.00 FREE $4.99
Map Yes Yes Yes
Media Listings Yes Yes Yes
Contact Details Yes Yes Yes
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Community Sponsors Premium Listings No Premium & App-only