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Artisans Road Trip this weekend

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Professional artists will welcome guests into their studios to discover and purchase quality original works during the fifth annual Artisans Road Trip (A.R.T.) on Saturday and Sunday, October 2 thru 4. The free tour will include 30 Northwest Iowa Artists representing seven counties.

A.R.T. invites you to travel Iowa's scenic byways and back roads looking for one-of-a-kind art treasures. Artisans will offer a rare glimpse into creative processes as they demonstrate their craft in personal and unique workspaces.

We invite you to preview artists' work or request a brochure & map @ artisansroadtrip.com. Brochures will be available at the Sanford Museum in Cherokee, local art centers, banks, libraries, community gathering centers, Iowa Welcome Centers and artist locations.

Fast Facts:

A.R.T. is a free self-driving open studio tour.

A.R.T. offers a printed brochure with directions to artist's studios.

A.R.T. maintains a comprehensive website showcasing involved artists and provides links to individual sites -- artisansroadtrip.com.

A.R.T. organizes studios, dining and lodging sponsors into four area tours.

A.R.T. is organized and run by "Artists working for Artists."

A.R.T. works to advance Northwest Iowa Art, educating and helping to develop local markets and tourism.

For more information, see www.artisansroadtrip.com

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