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Why Advertise in the SF Open Studios Guide?

ArtSpan's SF Open Studios Guide reaches thousands of people touring SF Open Studios during the Fall. This year, ArtSpan will be directly mailing 5,000 copies of the Guide to the households of artists, art world professionals, collectors, designers, and business-owners throughout the Greater Bay Area. ArtSpan will also distribute the Guide to key locations that support local art as businesses resume operations; these include coffee shops, hotels, museums and bookstores, as well as retail and tourist spots throughout the Greater Bay Area. ArtSpan’s 2021 SF Wide-Open Studios Guide is a 100+ page, full-color, glossy magazine showcasing art and providing the contact information for over 400 Bay Area artists, as well as articles on San Francisco’s renowned art community.

This year, ArtSpan is releasing an updated desktop and mobile web app featuring a responsive map enabling users to “see art where you are.” In addition to your ad in our printed Guide, your purchase includes your business’ location marked as a pin in ArtSpan’s dynamic SFOS web app. ArtSpan is weidling the power of technology to connect even more people with artists and the businesses that support the Bay Area’s art ecosystem.

Full page ad purchasers will also receive:

  • Inclusion of their Printed Ad as an image attached to their web app map pin
  • 1 Social Media Feature: Option to select between 1 static Facebook Post on ArtSpan’s page or 1 Instagram Story feature with your business handle tagged on @ArtSpanSF.


  • Deadline to Purchase: Wednesday, July 28, 2021Extended: Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Ad Copy Due: Wednesday, August 4, 2021
  • Guides Released: Mid-September, 2021



  • Full Page       $1500
  • Half Page       $750


* ARTIST RATES ARE AVAILABLE FOR REGISTERED SF OPEN STUDIOS ARTISTS. Look for information in your registration confirmation.


SF Open Studios Guide Dimensions:  6" wide x 10.875" tall

For full ad specifications and templates, CLICK HERE.

Check out 2020's Virtual Guide for a peek at last year's look.


ArtSpan’s Printed Guide is direct-mailed to 5,000 residents across the San Francisco Bay Area and distributed to hundreds of San Francisco locations. SF Open Studios visitors are informed consumers who support Bay Area businesses, are committed to the arts in their community, and keep the Guide as a memento and a reference for San Francisco arts and culture.


**For full ad specifications and templates, CLICK HERE.**



ArtSpan reserves the right to assign advertising placement. ArtSpan is not responsible for misprints due to typographical errors, mislinked files, or mislabeled files. Advertisers will be invited to review the printed proof of their ad in August 2021 (specific dates will be sent via email, add [email protected] to your contacts).


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July 14th, 2021 1:58 PM through August 13th, 2021 11:59 PM
Advertising Fee
Full Page Printed Ad $ 1,500.00
Half Page Printed Ad $ 750.00