- What is the Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail (AHOSAT)
The AHOSAT is a community driven initiative that offers audiences the unique first-hand experience of visiting artists studio to see behind the artworks and meet the artists themselves. Trail maps are available through this website or the Perth Hills Armadale Visitors Centre, 40 Jull Street, Armadale.
- When is the AHOSAT?
The AHOSAT is presented annually over three consecutive weekends in September.
- Where is the AHOSAT?
Armadale is around 25 minutes south east of Perth city and studio locations for each year can be found on the map in the lead up to the event.
- What types of studios are involved in AHOSAT in 2017?
The studios change each year depending on the local artists involved, however the trail often includes painting (watercolours, acrylic, oils), textiles, sculpture, woodturning, pastels, glass and steel art forms among others. The medium(s) featured in each studio is promoted through the trail map.
- What times are the studios open?
10am to 4pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
- What else can we do in the area while we are there?
We definitely recommend making a day of it and there is a number of great hospitality sponsors highlighted on the trail map, however there is also a lot of other experiences to have while you are in the area, this may include taking a bush walk, visiting a local attraction or doing a spot of shopping. If you would like specific recommendations then contact the Perth Hills Armadale Visitors Centre on 9394 5410 or https://www.perthhillsarmadale.com.au/
- Are the studios accessible for people with disabilities?
Although we do our best to make studios accessible, this cannot always be achieved. If you have specific needs please contact us through the Facebook Page or call the Perth Hills Armadale Visitors Centre on 9394 5410 so we can source the information you need.
- How can I find out more information on the AHOSAT?
Sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page and every now and again we’ll email you to let you know what is happening. You are also welcome to follow the artists individually through the social media or websites that are included in their profiles.
- How can I become a sponsor?
We welcome new sponsors as they are integral to the sustainability of this program! So if you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact us through the Facebook Page and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
- How do I become an artist?
Artists often change or share studios and we are always on the lookout for high quality artists to join the AHOSAT team, so please drop us a line through the Facebook Page.