They are providing food and beverages for each of the open studio areas. They hope you will participate- students may be coming all the way from Temple Campus to see what were about.
Look at their billboard in the basement of Penrose or visit them in student life for more details.
(my tidbit of information) As Philadelphia Open Studio Tours' application states "Opening your studio is one of the most effective ways to build an audience for your work, connect with clients and network with other artists."
Route and Locations for Open Studios
1) Elkins Hall (7:00-7:45)
Sculpture (104 & 001-006 in sculpture bay)
2) Blai Hall (7:45-8:30)
Glass (demo in hot shop)
4) Penrose Hall (9:15-10:00)
Grad Studios (208-312)
Senior Painting (309)
5) Tyler Hall (9:15-10:00)
Grad Painting (101)