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Mist Over Isle of Arran

Central Park

Twa' brigs o' Doon - Summer

Possible Orientations

Autumn Trees

Two Ducks

Poetry of Light

Artist: John Atkins

Ceramic Jewellery

Wood Near Culloden Moor



Artist: Lee Evans

To the Stars

Artist: Craig Duncan

Crooked Tudor Hoose

Open Studios Ayrshire 2017 will open their doors from Friday 21 to Monday 24 April

Coming Up:

OSA Exhibition at Rozelle House

25th March – 7th May, 10am – 4pm daily:

More details to follow.

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The Official South Ayrshire OSA Launch at Rozelle House

25th March, 2pm – 4pm:

More details to follow.

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The Official East Ayrshire OSA Launch at The Dick Institute

On 2nd March, 6pm – 7:30pm.

More details to follow.

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What you missed:

OSA Event (2016)

A creative video showcasing the works of members of the Open Studios Ayrshire committee, over the course of the weekend April 22nd – 25th 2016.

Music provided by Free Music Archive
Land Legs by Andy G. Cohen
You & Me (A New Beginning) by Ars Sonor & XXIXI

Music provides a reflection on the nature surrounding the studios, as well as a Scottish feeling.

Open Studios Ayrshire Event | 2016 from Caitlin Mooney on Vimeo.

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OSA Trail Bus Details


Free OSA Hop on Hop off Bus Routes.

All our free buses drop off outside or very near to artists’ studios shown below. Look out for the OSA temporary bus stops. Each of the buses will travel around a circular route which roughly takes one hour. Keep your brochure with you so that you can walk on to any nearby studios! A disabled friendly service runs in Ayr on Saturday and Sunday. Numbers in brackets show several artists at the same place. Look out for buses with the OSA sign!

East Ayrshire Free Bus Route -A: (Sat and Sun Only)
Pick up: Layby at Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock at 10am, 11 .20am,
12.40pm, and 2pm
Visiting artists No: 5, (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12), (13, 14, 15), 16.

East Ayrshire Free Bus Route – B: (Sat and Sun Only)
Pick up: Cumnock Bus Station, bay 6 at 10am, 11.20am, 12.40pm, and
Visiting artists No: 17, (18, 19), 20, (21, 22, 23), (24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29)

Ayr Free Bus Route – C & D:
Pick up outside old Watt Brothers shop High Street, times below:-
Ayr C: First bus at: 10am, 11.20am, 12.40pm, and 2pm.
Ayr D (Sat and Sun Only): Second bus at 10:30am, 11:50am, 1:45pm,
Visiting artists No: 35, (36, 37), 38, 39, 40, (41, 42, 43), (44, 45), 46,
(47, 48, 49), (50, 51), 52, (53, 54, 55, 56), 57, 58, (59, 60), walk to 61,
(62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68), walk to 69 from High St.

Carrick Free Bus Route – E:
One bus will service this route on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th.
It will travel round Carrick.
Pick up at Girvan Station;
Contact Merlin Currie on 01465 861239 for other pick up
points to suit your rural needs.
Visiting artists No: 31, 32, (33, and 34):

Carrick Free Bus Route – F:
Friday the 22 and Monday 25 April please
book this bus to take you to each Artist No 31, 32, (33, and 34): call
Merlin Currie on 01465 861239 to book your place, limited to 16 passengers,
each run.


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OSA AGM Tonight

Open Studios Ayrshire has set the date for the Annual General Meeting as the 24th of August at the University of West of Scotland, Ayr Campus from 6pm to 8pm.

All members will be emailed (your contact details are up-to-date, aren’t they? ) with the agenda and supporting documents.

Please remember that this is your chance to influence the direction of OSA for the next 12 months and to meet and discuss all things OSA with other OSA members. So set the time aside, and see what the OSA committee has done, and set out your ideas for the OSA event(s) in 2017.

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OSA Members Official Launch 2016


Come and meet this year’s artists, see their original art, buy with cash only and start planning your art trail at The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock on 24th March 2016.

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OSA Exhibition Now Open at Rozelle House (from 9th Jan – 7th Feb)


The majority of our OSA artists have two or three artworks to represent them across three rooms at Rozelle House. The preview was well attended and people are buzzing with excitement at seeing this fine body of work. Please enjoy this exhibition with family and friends and help spread the word that these artists are part of Open Studios Ayrshire on 22nd -25th April 2016.

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