Artists throughout Cambridge open their doors to the public for the third annual city-wide Cambridge Open Studios (COS) during three weekends in May. COS-East (Kendall Sq., Inman Sq. & Lechmere): May 7 & 8, COS-Central (Central Sq., Cambridgeport, Area IV & Mid-Cambridge): May 14 & 15, and COS-North/West (Neighborhoods from Alewife and Fresh Pond, down to Porter and Harvard): May 21 & 22, and. Open Studios hours are from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. Meet local artists and discover unique paintings, jewelry, fiber arts, ceramics, film, mixed-media, literary works, and more! Much of the artwork is available for purchase, so it’s a great way to find a unique gift or bring art into your own home or work space. It also offers an excellent opportunity to explore the unique character of each neighborhood!