: the 2nd annual self-guided tour of artist studios and galleries in the Au Sable River Valley
Jul 16 + 17, 2016
All spaces open 10am-4pm
Opening reception: Fri, July 15, 6-9pm
The Jay House, 35 Randy’s Lane, Jay, NY
2016 Au Sable River Valley Studio Tour is supported locally by 20 Main Tavern, ADK Cafe, Adirondack Life Magazine, The Birch Store, Brookside Motel, Candy Man | ADK Chocolates, Cedar Run Bakery & Market | Cedar Run Wine & Spirits, Corscaden Barn Gallery, Joy Walking Gardens, Keene Arts, Ledge Rock at Whiteface, Little Super Market, Mad River Tavern & Pizza Co., Upper Jay Art Center | The Recovery Lounge, and Whiteface Mt. Regional Visitors Bureau. Lead media sponsorship from Lake Champlain Weekly and Ward Lumber. 2016 Au Sable River Valley Studio Tour is also supported in part by funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.
Building upon the enthusiasm and history of the former Jay Studio Tour of the 1990s and 2000s, The Au Sable River Valley Studio Tour returns for its second year including over twenty-five artist studios and art spaces that feature a wide range of creative artists living and working in the townships of the Au Sable River Valley including Keene Valley, Keene, Upper Jay, Jay, Wilmington and Au Sable Forks. Studios and art spaces will be open to the public on July 16 + 17 from 10am-4pm.
An opening reception for the artists and the public will be held on Friday, July 15 from 6-9pm at the Jay House (35 Randy’s Lane, Jay). This opening celebration will be held in conjunction with the opening of Norte Maar’s 3rd Annual Jay Invitational of Clay that includes a regional exhibition of ceramics and a weekend of programs and demonstrations in clay.