Arkansas Artist Studio Tours in Mena and Arkadelphia


The Ouachita Art Trails Studio Tour is coming up this weekend Oct. 7-9 in Mena. During the event you can create your own free self guided art tour to the studios of area artists.

Meet them where they work, learn new techniques, ask questions and watch them create. There will be pottery, fine art, pen and ink, native art, leather work, jewelry, metal work, sculpture, stained glass, wood work, hand crafted pine needle baskets, blown glass and more.

Studios of the participating artists will be open Friday and Sat. from 10-5 and on Sunday from 12-5.
Register at the Mena Art Gallery located at 607 Mena St. Samples of the artists work will be on display at the gallery. There you will be given a guidebook with directions to each studio.

For more details on the tour check out or call Mena Art Gallery at 479-394-3880.

If you can’t make is this weekend another opportunity to take in the art scene is during the Fifth Annual Round About Artist Studio Tour Oct. 14-15-16 in the Arkadelphia area.  The tour is sponsored by the Caddo River Art Guild, and is a part of the Arkansas Artist Studio Tours. This tour takes participants to the private studios of working artists where they can view their original creations and possibly watch a demonstration by the artist.

Studios are open to the public from 9-5 on Friday and Saturday and from 1-4 on Sunday. Register for the tour at the Arkadelphia Arts Center at 625 Main or at the Diamond Lakes Visitor Center at 124 Valley Road in Caddo Valley.

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