Inner West Open Studio Trail

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13-14 and 20-21 May 2017, 11-5pm

Over 100 studios, galleries and ARIs (Artist Run Initiatives) open their doors over two weekends in May for the Inner West Open Studio Trail. Join the trail to see artists at work in their creative spaces.

Following artist consultation, in 2017 the former Leichhardt and Marrickville Open Studio Trails (LOST and MOST) have been combined into one event and expanded into the Ashfield area.

The event occurs over two weekends with four feature days (13-14 and 20-21 May), and will showcasing four different precincts. Join the trail to see the best that Inner West has to offer in its many creative strongholds.

Studio Trail Map

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Weekend 1

Yellow Precinct - visit studios and galleries in the suburbs of Balmain, Rozelle and Lilyfield. 
Saturday 13 May, 11-5pm

Magenta Precinct - visit studios and galleries in the suburbs of Leichhardt and  Annandale.
Sunday 14 May, 11-5pm

Weekend 2

Blue Precinct - visit studios and galleries in the suburbs of Ashfield, Croydon, Summer Hill, Lewisham, Petersham, Stanmore, Enmore, Newtown, and Camperdown. 
Saturday 20 May, 11-5pm

Green Precinct - visit studios and galleries in the suburbs of Marrickville, Sydenham and St Peters. 
Sunday 21 May, 11-5pm

IWOST Related Events

During IWOST, there are tours, workshops, artist talks, and other creatively configured events for you to enjoy. Even before the first trail commences on Saturday 13 May, there are few "Early Openers" for you  to enjoy.

EARLY OPENERS (pre IWOST events)  - Art Openings & A Tour  

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Thursday 11 May
Contemporary Luxe @Lara Scolari Studio 6 – 8pm. (Studio 3).
Contemporary Luxe focuses on the tonal combinations of rich and luscious colour together with the simpler considered form of the fluid organic circle, influenced in part by our Australian culture - an Island Continent surrounded by water. All Welcome

Thursday 11 May
Deeper into the Woods @ White's Creek Studios 6.30-8.30pm. (Studio 2 - See Magenta/ Sunday 14 Map)
Recent work by White 's Creek Cottage Artists in Residence Sally Mowbray and Janny Grant.

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HeArt of Annandale 2017 Awards presentations (Studio 5 - See Magenta/ Sunday 14 Map). 
An art competition and exhibition - this year's theme is GROW. Presented by Annandale Village Church and supported by Inner West Council and local business.

Canal Road Film Studios Tour - Friday 12 May, 10, 11, & 1pm.This hidden, largely unknown, 3.5hectre site on Hawthorne Canal is the operational base for a number of technicians, artisans and other practitioners in the feature and documentary film industry. It is also the production CR 14 cropped 300base for much of the quality Australian television drama production seen on our screens today. Here is an opportunity to gain some insight into this world with a "taster" tour of some unique aspects of the art of film and television making.  Bookings essential and places are limited. To book email


Further information

For enquiries please contact:

Bronwyn Tuohy (Leichhardt Branch) 9367 9379
Naomi Bower (Petersham Branch) 9335 2249


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