The Annual Maui Open Studios Event is a free island-wide art event held over all 4 weekends of February every year and begins with a festive Opening Celebration and Preview Exhibition followed by 3 weekends of self-guided tours of artist studios and exhibition spaces. Over 85 artists working in a diverse range of mediums participate every year. The event is free to the public.
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 is the Opening Celebration/Preview Exhibition at the Maui Tropical Plantation from 5 - 8pm. Preview art, meet the artists and pick up a MOS Guidebook. Enjoy live music, no-host pupus and a cash bar. Artists open their studios/exhibits to the public from 11am - 6pm over the following 3 weekends in February. Each weekend is dedicated to different regions of the island.
Design your own art tours and visit studios at your own pace. Some artists give live demos. Learn about the artists' inspirations and creative processes and purchase art directly from the artist who created it.