Door County, WI, was named one of the top ten travel destinations in North America by Money Magazine. Midwest Living magazine cited Door County as a premier Midwest vacation destination. Throughout a dozen quaint harbor side towns and the pastoral interior of the county, Door County’s deserved reputation for culture and charm is a treasure to the tourist. A Door County excursion is a delight at each turn you take. Take your pick for a wide diversity of quality art galleries and studios, cooking schools, golfing, kayaking, sailing, historic lighthouses, theater options, and be ready to explore endlessly.
This long-time favored summer vacation haven collects visitors world-wide for it’s home town flavor in the small communities that make up this 75-mile long Peninsula. Three hundred miles of shoreline include the shores of Lake Michigan and the bay of Green Bay. Cherry tree orchards can be seen along many of Door County’s country roads in season. The communities are steeped in history of years gone by: original store front buildings, fishing ports, and lighthouses from the 18th century, all reveal tantalizing stories of the past.
The Arts of Door County
Founded in 1965 and located in the heart of Door County, Wisconsin – Fish Creek – Peninsula School of Art is a center for education and exploration in the visual arts. They offer year-round programming, including one to five day workshops in ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and metal arts, watercolor, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, mixed media and youth arts; lectures and symposium on art appreciation, history and career skills for artists; special events and family-friendly programs for students of all ages and abilities.
Special events are hosted throughout the year, as well as open Studio time for artists.