2023 Artist Portal

Welcome to the 2023 HWY 62 Open Studio Art Tours Artist Portal 

Here you will find frequently asked questions, Art tours 101, and images for social. 


Frequently asked questions

Where should I send patrons to learn more?

When can I get my catalogs and studio signs?

Unfortunately, we no longer have catalogs left to handout. You can still pick up studio signs and arrows at the Kick-Off event at 29 Palms Art Gallery, Friday, October 6 from 6-8pm.
You can download a PDF of the catalog:https://bit.ly/2023HWY62catalog

I missed the Art Tours 101 meeting - what information was passed out?
We went over Art Tours best practices which you can download here. Information included set up recommendations, day of the tour considerations, and post event advice.

What's my studio number?
Your studio number here (listed alphabetically by artist's name).

What time are the open studio hours? 

When is the Collective Show and the Kick-Off Party? 
The Collective Show
On view: October 7-October 28, 2023
Part of the Art Cruise 29 with extended hours: Oct 7, 5pm-7pm
29 Palms Art Gallery: 74055 Cottonwood Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Gallery hours: Fridays 11am - 3pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 5pm

Artist Exclusive Kick-Off Party: Friday, October 6, 6pm-8pmthis is your last chance to pick upSigns, arrows, and we no longer have catalogs available.

I want to participate in the Collective Show  - when do I drop off my artwork?

Artwork Drop-Off Dates: Sunday October 1 - 11am-3pm and Monday October 2 - 5pm-6pm

Please review the consignment form HERE. There is no fee to participate. The MBCAC will withhold a 15% commission on all sales made during the exhibition.
Dimension restrictions are 24"x24" for wall hung art and we have a limited number of pedestals available for 3-D work. Each member can drop off one piece of art. If that piece sells, then you are allowed to bring in another in its place.

Can I get a copy of the Press Release and other images that will help me promote the event?
Visit  https://bit.ly/48wUi01 to view our Press Kit that includes images of the artists quoted and other artists at work and general promotional materials.

Where can I find digital versions of the catalog, map, saves the date postcards and posters??

You will be able to find several images and documents HERE.
When posting, please tag on instagram @hwy62arttours. 

Script (if you choose to use it): 
Save the date for the 21st annual HWY 62 Open Studio Art Tours. 

The HWY 62 Art Tours is an annual multi-disciplinary desert-wide open studio art tour. Depending on the year, it is the largest Open Studio in the state of California. This year for three weekends in October (7/8, 14/15, 21/22) artists across the desert will open studio doors to share their work.  

Learn more @hwy62arttours or mbcac.org 

When is the wrap up party?

We want to thank you for your participation and all the amazing work you’ve done to make this year’s art tours happen. We will announce the date soon.