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Cowal Open Studios

Door open days

22 September 2018 (10am-5pm)

23 September 2018 (10am - 5pm)

Argyll & Bute

As part of Doors Open Day Cowal Open Studios offers  43 venues which  will be open to the public featuring the work of eminent local artists and makers.  Many situated in beautiful and more remote parts of Cowal and others based in the town of Dunoon with easy access to amenities and transport routes, they make a fascinating and rewarding collection of visitor attractions with the opportunity to discuss visual art with live practitioners!

Each venue will host an exhibition of art/craftwork and will be manned by the artist/maker, who will be on hand to offer a ’tour’ of the work  Tours can be found at this link

Key Information

Each venue will be hosted by the artist/maker who will demonstrate examples of their working practice - e.g. a ceramist my show how to throw a pot; a painter may describe their working methods - and each venue will feature an exhibition of the practitioner’s work.

There are 43 venues available throughout Dunoon and South Cowal.  A map is available to view with various trails highlighted. at

Where to find us

  • 14 Kilbride Road
  • Dunoon
  • PA23 7LN