Your Tour Guide is Your Ticket to Experience Creativity!

Get a Tour Guide, your all-access pass to discover where and how artists work in Portland neighborhoods. The 2015 Tour takes place on October 10 & 11 and October 17 & 18, 10am-5pm on all days.

2015 Tour Guide

**As of 10/7 we are no longer mailing any Tour Guides for this year. You are welcome to order Tour Guides here, but after ordering you will need to pick up your Tour Guide in person from one of our Will Call locations during tour hours (10am-5pm Oct 17, 18).

The 2015 Tour Guide has been redesigned with a focus on usability during the tour, while maintaining the quality of a keepsake for after the event.

Included in the Tour Guide are:

  • Tour Guide functions as a ticket for 2 adults (anyone under 18 is free) good for all 4 days/ 10am-5pm
  • overview maps for Portland metro area, as well as 11 additional neighborhood-area maps
  • directions to studios included below each artist’s listing
  • catalogue of artworks by all artists
  • contact information for all artists
  • artists indexed by up to 3 media
  • profiles on select artists
  • opportunity to win prizes (no purchase necessary)
  • link to free PDXOS navigation app that connects artists contact info with Google maps for easy travel during the tour
  • You can see preview pages here


Bulk Tour Guides

Purchase Tour Guides in Bulk to resell or give away

Bulk Tour Guides

The Tour Guide is also available at these local retailers:

  • New Seasons stores
  • Muse
  • Collage
  • I’ve Been Framed
  • Columbia Art Supplies.



Mobile App

Use your iPhone or Android to take the Portland Open Studios tour, available through iTunes and on Google Play. The $4.99 Portland Open Studios Application includes:

  • ticket for two adults and kids under 18, good for all 4 days
  • interactive map linked to Google maps
  • ability to mark favorite artists and visited artists
  • ability to make notes about each artist
  • catalog of artworks by all artists
  • contact information for all artists

This year we are also offering a free Map-only Navigation App. This app is intended for students or as a supplement to a purchased Tour Guide if you need additional assistance navigating during the tour. The iPhone version is available here and the Android version is available here.

Ticket Formats

The PDXOS Tour is a ticketed event. The ticket comes in three formats: Tour Guide; Navigation
App; Paid Mobile App (iPhone or Android).

Tour Guide Navigation App Paid App
Price $15.00 $0.00 $4.99
Map Yes Yes Yes
Media Listings Yes Yes Yes
Contact Information Yes Yes Yes
Images 1 0 3
Food/Drink Info Premium Listings No Premium and App-only