Apply to Participate

Applications open September 1 and close October 8

The Dandenong Ranges Open Studios will be accepting applications for participating studios throughout September.

The open weekends are held in autumn each year, showcasing the talented artists of the Dandenong Ranges in full autumnal bloom.

The Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Program promotes the work of local artists and provides the public with an inside look at our artists’ working studio environments.

The desired outcomes of the program are to;

● Support emerging and established artists and arts businesses in the region
● Encourage creativity
● Connect the local and wider communities with the arts and artists
● Increased profile of artists within the region
● Increased economic activity for and viability of artists

Supported by Open Studios Partnership funding by the Yarra Ranges Council


For all questions and enquiries, please reach out to the Producer – Open Studios, CJ Baxter. You can reach CJ here

  1.  Download and read through the Application Pack to ensure that you are eligible and select which category you will apply as.
  2. Attend our information session at Burrinja, 6.30pm Friday 15 September (please rsvp)
  3. If you are an emerging artist or you have any more questions, contact Cultural Development Producer, Toni Main at Burrinja
  4. Complete the online application form or contact us for a hard copy (
  5. Submit 6 to 12 images of your artwork (with at least 2 images of your studio space)