The 2018 West Austin Studio Tour (WEST) is a free, annual, self-guided art event spanning the weekends of May 12-13 & 19-20. WEST provides the public with an opportunity to connect with the local creative community, discover new artistic talent, see working studios, and explore unique exhibition spaces throughout Austin.
WEST Pit Stops are local restaurants and bars that have committed to supporting Big Medium with a percentage of their sales during both WEST weekends. WEST Pit Stops directly support Austin's artists and the contemporary arts community by providing vital funds that keep WEST programming free and accessible to the public.
Each local restaurant or bar commits to supporting Big Medium with a donation equal to 10% of sales during WEST weekend tour hours (11am-6pm), or $250 if proceeds do not exceed that amount.
In return for supporting WEST, Pit Stops receive: