Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour

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Date(s) - 09/14/2018 - 09/16/2018
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour is a free self-guided driving tour of the private working studios of artists located within 30 miles of the courthouse square in Mountain View. The tour, now in its 17th year.

On this special weekend fine artists and craft artisans will open their unique private working studios to the public for an up-close and personal look at how and where they create their distinctive pottery, jewelry, painting, photographs, weaving, wood, furniture, baskets, and much more.

Visitors will have the opportunity to visit with the artists, see the work in progress, and purchase locally produced art and crafts directly from the creators.

Studios will be open from 9:00 am to 6:00​ pm on ​Friday and Saturday and ​from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday.

A free printed Guide to Artists’ Studios, containing information about the artists ​​along with directions to each studio, will be available beginning September 1st at the Arkansas Craft Gallery, the Arkansas Craft School and the Chamber of Commerce office in Mountain View.​​ The Guide will also be available at the visitor center in Calico Rock, the Fairfield Bay Community Center and at the Baxter County Library in Mountain Home.

To view the book online and to get more details on the 2017 Studio Tour check out the website at, and look for Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour on Facebook.

For additional information, call Becki Dahlstedt, Tour Coordinator, at 870-615-4825 or email