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Arroyo Arts Collective Tour Returns Sunday

The 20th annual tour will offer a glimpse into the homes and studios of local artists.

The Arroyo Art Collective's annual Discovery Tour will return to Northeast Los Angeles on Sunday, November 18.

As in previous years, the 20th Annual Arroyo Arts Discovery Tour will offer local art lovers a glimpse into the lives of Northeast LA's working artists.

In addition to local galleries curating shows for the event, many artists open their home studios to tour goers.

The self-guided auto tour focuses on Highland Park, Mount Washington, Eagle Rock, Montecito Heights and Glassell Park.

This year's tour will be begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Lummis Homes and Gardens in Montecito Heights (200 E. Ave. 43). Tour goers will then have the option to take shuttle buses to select stops along the Arroyo. Those who wish to drive will be provided with a map of participating galleries and home studios.

Advance tickets can be purchased online or at Galco's Soda Pop Stop for $10. Tickets will cost $15 on the day of the tour.

[Click here to see a list of this year's participating artists]

"Featuring a range of fine art and craft by both emerging and established artists, the tour gives attendees the opportunity to discover and purchase amazing pieces of art and get a glimpse inside studios and homes that are just as unique as the individuals who live and work in them," said Heather Hoggan, of the Arroyo Arts Collective. "With offerings ranging from remarkable paintings to intricate metal works to hand-hewn musical instruments to one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry, the Discovery Tour will surprise and delight participants with its artists’ unique range of vision."

Phil M November 15, 2012 at 02:31 PM
If you have not experienced this you need to. It is such a great time and you see some beautify art. ________________________________________ Find a Career College near you, www.americolleges.com
Punk Attitude November 15, 2012 at 04:22 PM
Went to the preview party at Future Studio last Saturday and enjoyed many works especially a piece by Christopher Pate. Very interested to see more.
Punk Attitude November 19, 2012 at 06:48 PM
Did the tour and think the collective should screen the participants. Someone was selling clothes on the tour, a jeweler was selling Murano glass which comes from Italy so she didn't make it (c'mon), so kinda bummed that we wasted time driving all over the place, finding parking, when we expected to see art. Too many people on the tour list too!! Collective...whittle the list down and cut down on retail vendors who just wanted to shop their wares.

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