Open Studios is always the first weekend of December and the first weekend of May.
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Located in Benicia California, about 40 miles NE of San Francisco, The Arsenal has nearly 100 artist studios. Some of the fine art work that can be found: water color, oil, and acrylic painting, fused glass, photography, stained glass, glass sculpture, blown glass, erotic, glass, bronze, oil lamps, figure drawing, nudes, jewelry, metal sculpture, cast bronze, cast glass, neon, ceramic pottery, mixed media, video, multimedia, collage, printmaking, sculpture, art glass, kilnformed glass, architectural glass, hot glass, and more.
The Benicia Arsenal is also home to many businesses and organizations. A few are: BANG, arts benicia, benicia community arts, art for kids, bradbury and bradbury art wallpaper, the national neon institute, commins design group and showroom, williams antiques, las olas surf adventures for women, intuitive ISP, rags to riches consignment, unico, benicia mini storage, benicia ballet, jefferson street mansion, shotokan karate academy, preservation painting, grant street deli, the detail shop, star motors, benicia historical museum, camel barns, the clocktower, and more.
Some of the artists who have studios in the arsenal: manuel neri, mike kendall, gwenn connolly, suzanne long, joseph mele, gregg renfrow, betty kendall, linda mcelroy, scott zoog, erika von der heyden, larry morace, anne petty, joe martino, spencer awes, mark eanes, biganess livingstone, robert quarrick, stephen austin welch, arthur stern, chuck potter, diane williams, frank egan, sam morse, rosanne engelhardt, tom stanton, anthony riggs, jason lingnau, and many more. Many benicia artists can create custom art installations and art commissions for furniture, windows, lighting, photographs, and more.
On this site you will find not only the studios of many benicia artists, but also benicia businesses, benicia cultural organizations, maps of benicia, links to benicia history, benicia weather, music and musicians of benicia, benicia news, links to all benicia glass studios,