Essex Summer of Art 2018

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The Essex Summer of Art  and Essex Network of Artists' Studios (ENAS) events programme showcases artists from across the country from May to October, providing exciting opportunities to visit art trails, artists studios, workshops and showcase events.  The event is now in it's 10th year and we'll be celebrating with some exciting extra activity through our 'Ten Years of Summer' programme, so be sure to look out for this in your area.

Since 2008 Essex Summer of Art and ENAS events have enabled 8,000 artisits to exhibit in 2,700 venues across the county, making the event the largest visual arts festival in Essex.  Be inspired and awaken your creative mind this summer.  For more information about each trail or open studio, please go to

Essex Children's University is proud to partner with  Essex Summer of Art  and ENAS and a number of their activities have been validated as Learning Destinations so please take your Passport along.