FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I get a tour guide booklet?

A: There are several locations where you can obtain a Tour Guide:
i. Art League of Lincoln, 580 Sixth Street, Lincoln, CA 95648 Open Wed-Sat 11am-3pm
ii. Auburn Old Town Gallery, 218 Washington Street, Auburn, CA 95603 Open every day except Tuesday until 6pm, and until 9pm on Friday & Saturday.
iii. Blue Line Arts, 405 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA 95678 Open Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm
iv. High Hand Art Gallery, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis, CA Open Tues-Sun, Open 10am-4pm Sat/Sun and 11am-4pm Tues-Friday
v. Persimmon Art Gallery, 13466 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603 Open Wed-Mon 9am-4pm

Q: I’ve never attended before. Can you tell me more about how the tour works in general?

A: The 29th Annual Placer Artists Tour is a free self-driving tour showcasing talented
artists in diverse mediums over 2 weekends: November 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20, from
10am-5pm. Weekend 1 all artists are showing, and weekend 2 is optional; be sure and
look for the symbol indicating open both weekends for those showing the 2nd weekend.
You’ll visit artists in their studio, see their art process and be able to speak with them, as
well as have the opportunity to purchase art. There is no cost to attend. All Tour
information is on our website PlacerArtistsTour.org including a robust Artist Directory,
Events Calendar, and Sponsors. In addition, we have a beautiful printed Tour Guide,
available in several locations. This year there are 109 artists, 6 art
galleries, 5 art schools, and 2 music schools. Some studios will feature live music.

Q: Do I need to pre-register to attend? What is the purpose of pre-registering?

A: Pre-registering for the tour provides you the opportunity to win “Art Bucks”; money
that can be used to purchase art from Tour Artists. However, it is not necessary to pre-
register.

Q: How does the tour work? Do I need to make appointments?

A: It is not necessary to make appointments on the Placer Artists Tour. The tour is free
to all. ` The Tour is over 2 weekends: November 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20, from 10am-
5pm. Weekend 1 all artists are showing, and weekend 2 is optional; be sure and look for
the symbol indicating open both weekends for those showing the 2nd weekend.

Q: How do I tell who is exhibiting which weekends?

A: Weekend 1 all artists are showing, and weekend 2 is optional; be sure and look for
the symbol indicating open both weekends for those showing the 2nd weekend.

Q: How do I get all the names and addresses of studios?

A: The names and addresses of studios are available on our website, as well as the
printed tour guide. You may pick up a tour guide at several locations.

Q: Where can I get a map?

A: Mapping options on the tour include:
i. GPS using your mobile phone or car GPS
ii. Navigate using a high-level Printed Tour Guide map in the tour guide
iii. Download and print a map from our website
iv. Use the interactive map on our website, on which you can zoom into
each location and link to the artist profiles.

Q: What are the hours and dates for the Tour?

A: November 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20, from 10am-5pm. Weekend 1 all artists are
showing, and weekend 2 is optional; Look for the symbol indicating open both
weekends for those showing the 2 nd weekend.

Q: Do I need to purchase tickets/is there a cost to attending the tour?

A: There is no cost to attend the tour, and no tickets to obtain.

Q: How can I find out more about individual artists?

A: Our Artist Directory offers detailed profiles of each artist, gallery and school on the
tour. It even links to their websites, as well as giving you links to their social media
presences.
B. Our printed Tour guide offers a thumbnail image of each artist, gallery and school.

Q: What are the regions for the tour?

A: Lincoln, Rocklin/Roseville, Granite Bay, Loomis/Penryn/Newcastle, Auburn,
Colfax/Meadow Vista

Q: How does an artist get on tour?

A: The Tour is open to any artist, gallery, art school, and music school in Placer County. If
an Artist lives or works in Placer County they are eligible. The application period is in the
spring, usually between March 1 – April 30. If you sign up to keep in touch on our
website, and indicate you are an artist, you will be emailed call to artist opportunities
including the Tour.

Q: What is the application deadline for tour artists?

A: Usually April 30th.

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