See an open door during the Holiday Art Stroll? Take it as a personal invitation to walk in, see the art on the walls and meet the artist.

Imagine sitting with friends and family this holiday season as they open packages while you describe meeting the artist who created their gift and share what inspired their work. Mark your calendar for Sawyer Yards upcoming Celebrate! Holiday Art Stroll and you can make it happen. Hosted by more than 350 artists from one of the nation’s largest creative communities, the two-night Holiday Art Stroll gives patrons the chance the shop a fantastic array of fine art, gifts and jewelry right where the creative process happens. When you present that gift to a loved one, there will be a special story to tell too.

Events like the Holiday Art Stroll offer the opportunity for one-on-one conversation with an artist about their work and inspiration.

Whether you’re looking for jewelry, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass, mosaic, photography, mixed media or something in between, the Holiday Art Stroll makes gifting easy. It’s the ultimate one-stop shopping experience! The artists of Sawyer Yards North Yard, which includes Spring Street Studios and Sabine Street Studios, will kick off the weekend of shopping on Friday, November 30 from 5-9 p.m. Mark your calendars for the same time the following day, December 1, so you can visit the artists of Sawyer Yards Main Yard, which includes The Silos at Sawyer Yards, Silver Street Studios and Winter Street Studios. With over 350 artists located across five studio buildings, two nights of shopping gives art enthusiasts more time to shop, explore and schedule their trip during this busy season.

The holidays are meant to be a joyous and relaxing time, so don’t less the stress of finding the perfect gift spoil the fun. Just avoiding Houston traffic during the busiest time of year is sure to give you some jollies. If you forget someone on your list (we’ve all done it), the artists will open their studios on December 8 for Second Saturday at Sawyer Yards, a monthly campus-wide open studio event. 

Many Sawyer Yards artists work in their studios, so not only do you get to see their work, but the process that goes into creating it.

A few tips before the event:

  • This handy map will help direct you to the North and Main Yards of Sawyer Yards during each night of the two-night holiday event.
  • Be sure to follow the Sawyer Yards Facebook page to see which artists will open their studios and to get a preview of the fabulous artwork available for purchase!
  • Share with friends! The Holiday Art Stroll is free and open to the public, so give the gift of stress-free holiday shopping to friends and loved ones. 

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