Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

North Lake Tahoe ARTour Sept 11-14

Posted on August 13, 2015
Filed Under North Tahoe Art Scene

Visit artist studios during the free, self-guided ARTour Sept 11th through 14th. All tours are free.

Participating artists are spread along the shores of Lake Tahoe from Incline Village to Kings Beach, through Tahoe City and out the West Shore. More artists are just a quick drive away in Truckee.

Free printed Tour Guides will be available at many local art galleries and retailers throughout the region, and at North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City.

Now in its twenty-second year, ARTour provides a unique opportunity to discover, appreciate and purchase fantastic art, while touring studios that range from intimate painting alcoves to art glass studios filled with kilns to homes where art and life are one. Every artist creates a workspace to fit their personality and their creative needs. This year, artists represent a wide variety of mediums including watercolors, pastels, oils and acrylics, glass art. photography, ceramics and mixed media.

What’s new for 2015 – Treasure Hunt with North Tahoe Arts and Trails & Vistas

This year North Tahoe Arts is teaming up with Trails & Vistas to offer even more reasons to visit artist studios. Each week there will be a drawing for prizes donated by NTA and Trails & Vistas. Each participating ARTour artist will have free tickets for the drawing (one per visitor) and there will be a drawing on each Monday following the ARTour weekend. Prizes include tickets to the Trails & Vistas World Concert on Saturday, September 12, tickets to the Trails & Vistas Art Hike on September 19 plus gift certificates, free memberships and logo totes from North Tahoe Arts.

“Meet the Artist” Preview and Reception

ARTour kicks off with a free “Meet the Artist” preview exhibit and reception at the North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City on September 3, from 5pm to 7pm. It’s an opportunity to chat with the artists on the tour and take a look at their work while enjoying delicious refreshments. Works from all 22 ARTour artists will be on display and available for purchase from September 2 through September 28 2015.

Going on the Tour

Free printed Tour Guides will be available at many local art galleries and retailers throughout the region, and at North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City. The Tour Guide features samples of artwork, maps and directions to the studios. More detailed information is available on

About North Tahoe Arts

North Tahoe Arts (NTA) is a non-profit organization that has been promoting and supporting the arts in the Truckee-Tahoe communities for 25 years. NTA’s mission is to support the arts in our region through exposure, education, and participation. NTA accomplishes its mission by supporting the North Tahoe Arts Center in Tahoe City which includes the ARTisan Shop, the Main Gallery, the Corison Loft Gallery and a variety of community based visual arts programs. Programs include ARTour, Kids Art Camp, North Tahoe Plein Air and Kids Art Saturdays.

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