Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour (EAST) is a free, annual, self‑guided art event spanning two weekends in November. EAST provides opportunities for the public to meet the artists of Austin in their creative spaces.

Tour Dates
November 16–17 & 23–24, 2019

New Time
12 – 6pm


Applications for artists are now closed. Mark your calendar for the EAST artist announcement on September 26!

Events may still apply until October 8 to be included in the printed and digital event guide. Artists are encouraged to submit demonstrations, performances, artist talks, opening receptions and more.

Community Partners and Business Partners will be accepted until October 1. For more information about becoming a Community Partner, please email Jordan at For more information about becoming a Business Partner, email Paloma at

Community Partners


Nonprofits, artist run spaces, Schools, Museums, and other community partners

Listed in catalog and website

Fee: Free with Community Partner agreement (will be sent after applying)

Business Partners


Corporate sponsors, Bars and Restaurants, Retail, Commercial Galleries, Showrooms

Listed in catalog, map, app and website

Fee: $300 or $500 with image



Opening Receptions, Workshops, Panel Discussions, Art Parties, Artist Talks, Performances

Listed in event guide, app, and website

Fee: $100 or free for artists on the tour