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Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

The Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour (KAST) will be celebrating its 39th anniversary in September 2023, marking it as one of the longest continually running Studio Tours in Canada.

KAST offers the public a chance to see the rich and talented artists from across the Peterborough-Kawartha region. Artists working in a range of styles and media, open up their working spaces to the public and share their artistic practice, connect with potential supporters and the community, while also promoting their work. The Art Gallery of Peterborough (AGP) also mounts a supporting exhibition to preview the outstanding quality, spirit, and variety of artists on the Studio Tour.

Each year, the Art Gallery of Peterborough presents the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour as a part of its commitment to art education, the local arts sector, and the economic prosperity of local artists. KAST directly supports  artists living and working in our community, and over the past 10 years the tour has injected over 5 million dollars into our local tourist economy!

The two-day Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour is self-driven, and admission is free.

For more information about how to participate as an artist or to support the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour by becoming a Sponsor, please contact:

Andrew Ihamaki
Education Programming Coordinator
Art Gallery of Peterborough
705 743 9179 ext. 2025

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Thank you to everyone for making KAST 2022 a major success!

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour 2022

That’s a wrap! Thank you for another wonderful Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour weekend 🍂❤️☀️🚗

A big thank you goes out to our sponsors and everyone who participated this year. A very special thank you also goes out to all of the exceptionally talented artists and makers on this year’s tour.

If you missed out this weekend you can check out the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Selections Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Peterborough until Sunday, October 2.

#KawarthaAutumnStudioTour2022 #ThankYou

Posted by Art Gallery of Peterborough on Monday, September 26, 2022

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We want to hear from you!

We are always striving to make KAST a more welcoming and exciting event for everyone and we want to hear your feedback to help us improve and grow the tour. Please take a few moments to fill out our feedback survey and let us know your thoughts about this year’s Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour.

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Studio Tour News and Updates

  • August 30, 2022: Read the Kawartha Now Editorial written by Emily McPhail on this year’s tour.
  • July 14, 2022: The 2022 Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour is now live on the Toureka App! Please visit Toureka! to download the app and check out the interactive map. The app is available for download on the Apple App Store and on Google Play for Android smartphones.

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is OPEN Wednesday to Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm. Admission is FREE!

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