MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN OPEN STUDIO TOUR!
Who We Are
South Coast Artists, Inc. is a federally approved 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation encouraging and fostering artistic growth and recognition among Massachusetts and Rhode Island artists. SCA offers access to the work of visual artists living and working in the townships of Dartmouth and Westport, MA and Tiverton and Little Compton, RI, through its annual open studio tours and other creative events in the South Coast region. We provide opportunities to view art made within the community; to interact with local artists; to have access to artists’ creative working environments; and to encourage an appreciation and participation in the arts throughout this beautiful region. This exposure both educates the community and raises awareness of the diverse artistic experience available in the South Coast.
Any visual artist residing or working within the South Coast Artists Region is eligible. Any art gallery in the defined SCA Region may become a member. The SCA Region is defined by the Massachusetts townships of Westport and Dartmouth, and the Rhode Island townships of Tiverton and Little Compton.
Annual dues are $35 for Individual Artist Members and $75 for Commercial/Gallery Members. All memberships will expire annually on December 31. Download the 2013 Membership Application. Or you can register online thrpugh PayPal:
$35 Individual Artist Membership
$75 Commercial Gallery Membership
- Be included in the full-featured online Artists Directory.
- The opportunity to participate in the SCA produced Open Studio Tours featuring emerging, professional and award-winning artists! Separate registration & fees, and *new* the 2013 Tours will be limited to 75 participating artists.
- Share resources online.
- Help develop a stronger sense of our artistic community.
- Attend monthly meetings to share ideas and have a voice in the future of SCA.
- Attend SCA-hosted educational workshop events.
About Open Studio Tour
SCA hosts TWO Open Studios Tour weekends! The first will be July 20 and 21, 2013 (11am to 5pm) and the second will take place on August 17 and 18, 2013 (11am to 5pm). All artists must be members. (You may register for Membership at the same time that you register for Open Studio Tour. Artists may choose to participate in one or both weekend events. Studios must remain open for all tour hours.
For more information see the FAQ For Artists.