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Immerse yourself in one of the nation’s most vibrant, authentic art scenes in the rural beauty of Door County. The landscape and culture of the county has attracted painters, sculptors, performers, musicians, and writers for nearly a century. Whether you’re a patron, a collector, or an artist yourself, you’ll be inspired by the creative energy flowing through the Door.

Peruse the work of renowned artists displayed in renovated, historic barns and farmhouses. Reinvigorate your artistic passions in a class, or attend a workshop. Light up the night by attending one of many outdoor venues for a live concert or theatrical performance. Take home a new treasure from a place where art and culture define the community.

2017 Arts and Craft Shows>>


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The Performing Arts

Door County's performing arts scene will leave you with a story to tell. Nearly a dozen performing arts organizations call Door County home, filling the calendar with theater, comedy, symphony and every music genre you can think of. Enjoy it all in the open air, rustic repurposed barns, and state-of-the-art venue. Just know that you won’t be able to soak it all in in just a single visit, so come back often! Find performing arts venues.

WATCH: Go behind the scenes of a Door County theater>>


Local Artists x Galleries

Painters, potters, sculptors, craftsmen, weavers, and performers reflect and enhance the natural wonders of Door County. Sprinkled through the towns and along the back roads, more than one hundred galleries, studios, and exhibits offer the opportunity to experience original works of stunning diversity. Meet the artists at work, watch the process unfold, and immerse yourself in one of the country’s most vibrant art scenes.

WATCH:  Learn how nature inspires Door County art, and meet three artists in their environment.


Art Education

Visitors to Door County can find fine arts and crafts classes taught by nationally recognized artist educators in all media, for all levels. A Midwest vacation can be a growth experience for those who want to broaden the scope of their own artistic expressions and knowledge.

Select one of the options on the left to find places that offer hands-on arts education in Door County.


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