To help you decide which artists to visit this year, go along to our Central Exhibition at Lamport Hall. You will be able to view and buy works by the artists taking part in open studios and other exhibitions around the county.
2023 is bigger and better than ever before with over 350 artworks being exhibited for you to enjoy.
Artists Taking Part
3rd-30th September Every Wednesday – Sunday, 10am-4pm
Free entry and car parking
Saturday 2nd September, from 4pm
Closing Event & Awards Evening
Saturday 30th September, 3pm
The organisers of Northants Open Studios are very lucky to be supported by local businesses and partners who see the value in the Arts within the county. They like to show their support by offering prizes for artists taking part in the Festival, awarded to acknowledge an appreciation of an individual’s achievements and development. The awards will be announced at the end of September at the Closing Event. Saturday 30th September at Lamport Hall.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Supported by Kettering & District Art Society
Have your say!
Vote for your favourite piece of artwork at the Central Exhibition and the winning artist will receive £200.
Exhibition Prizes from;
Abington Park Museum
Alfred East Art Gallery
Rugby Art Gallery & Museum’s Floor One Gallery
On the Edge Framing
£250 Framing Voucher
2x Digital Scanning vouchers
Friends of Kettering Art Gallery & Museum
£150, £125, £100 Framing Vouchers
Averil Phillips and Family
£25 Framing Voucher
The Shire Workshops
1 Day Sculpture Workshop
Furniture & Cabinet Making
Lamport Hall Preservation Trust Art Bursaries
To support the development of the county’s art, Northants Open Studios, with the generous support of the Lamport Hall Preservation Trust will be offering two artist bursaries (£500 and £1000) to help with the development of their practice following September’s festival. Find out who will be awarded these at our Closing Event.