7 studios, 17 artists, and 1 fall weekend — Welcome to the Hidden Studios Art Tour 'Staying Connected', a virtual tour of working studios in the Stevens Point Area! This year, from your favorite comfy chair, head online to discover working artist studios for demonstrations and tours, get to know the artists with live meet & greets, and browse the online marketplace. Here are the top 4 things you need to know to get the most out of this once-a-year tour!
Category - Local Makers
Who would think that such beautiful furniture is made in a self-described "semi-derelict" old schoolhouse? Learn more about Graham Coulson's mid-century modern-styled furniture work, how he started his artistic journey, and where he is now. Keep reading to learn more about the artist Graham Coulson, and other local makers who call the Stevens Point Area home.
Want to shop local flavor in the Stevens Point Area, all while staying within the comfort of your home? These spots are bursting with tasty local goods, and are worth checking out. Read on for our guide to shopping for local flavor and to find businesses offering everything from online shopping to curbside pick-up in the Stevens Point Area!
“As we’ve traveled around, it seems like every show has at least a couple folks who come up and have a story or some connection to Stevens Point,” said Adam Greuel, guitarist and vocalist of the band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades (HHG). Bluegrass band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, known for their innumerable sold-out shows, three albums, and infectious energy is proud to come from Stevens Point, or as they lovingly call it Point-town!
Staying #saferathome and looking to up your craft cocktail game? Check out this #CocktailsinPlace series featuring weekly cocktail themes (and videos) in partnership between Great Northern Distilling, Copper & Pines Cocktail Co., Siren Shrub Co., Tapped Maple Syrup, Northern Oasis Spirits, and the Bottle Stop! Keep reading to learn how it works, watch some videos and get expert tips!
Homebound doesn't mean you can't still enjoy some local beverages handcrafted in the Stevens Point Area! The region, known for the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, is full of craft beverage makers that are perfect to sip while we all stay in. Read on to learn who is offering curbside pick-ups and discover a few recipes to up your homebound beverage game!
As a master of the technique of light painting, John Hartman's work uses artificial light, adding a unique sense of depth, dimension, and detail. Learn more about how Hartman began his journey in the Stevens Point Area and jump-started his career as a professional photographer in 1974. Read ahead to learn more about local makers who call the Stevens Point Area home here.
Are craft spirits your style? Learn more about the impact of the craft distillery industry as Route 51 and host Shereen Siewert talk with Brian Cummins of Great Northern Distilling, Zach Strenger of Copper & Pines Cocktail Company and Sara Brish of the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Love craft beer, wine or spirits? Then, you don't want to miss the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective, which links the local makers of craft beverages in the Stevens Point Area, including breweries, wineries and a distillery. Check out the places to tour, taste and sample as Zach and Jade head out for a two-day trip of the Craft Collective. Then, plan your own itinerary perfectly crafted to your tastes.