Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour :: A Unique Cedarburg Art Getaway

Connect with Local Artists During Cedarburg’s Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour

If you’re an art lover or an explorer at heart, then Cedarburg, Wisconsin, has a treat in store for you: the Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour. This annual October tradition, presented by the Cedarburg Artists Guild, offers a unique opportunity to interact with local artists in their private studios, set against the idyllic backdrop of Ozaukee County. And what could be better than soaking in this rich tapestry of art and culture while enjoying the comforts of our historic hotel in Cedarburg—a proud sponsor of this enriching event?

Cedarburg covered bridge with paint brushes

More Than Just An Art Tour

The Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour is more than just an art exhibition—it’s an experience. During this special occasion, artists welcome visitors into their personal spaces for a behind-the-scenes look at their creative processes. From captivating demonstrations to intimate Q&A sessions, this self-guided tour lets you engage with artists and their work in a profoundly personal way.

artist describing techniques to couple on Covered Bridge Art Tour in Cedarburg

Planning Your Artistic Journey

If you’re wondering where to begin, the Cedarburg Cultural Center offers detailed maps to guide your expedition. Start either at the northern tip of Ozaukee County or work your way from south to north. Along the way, you’ll discover a versatile array of artistic mediums—paintings, photography, monoprints, wood and metalwork, jewelry design, leatherwork, pottery, and sculptures. A warm Wisconsin welcome is assured at every stop! Learn more about the dates and details of this year’s event.

Exterior of the Washington House Inn in Cedarburg Wisconsin

Why Choose Washington House Inn?

  • Proximity & Convenience – Strategically located close to the majority of the studios, our top-rated Cedarburg hotel offers easy access to all the artistic action. Being near the Cedarburg Cultural Center also allows you the added convenience of easily picking up a map to plan your tour route.
  • Local Expertise – Our friendly innkeepers are not only familiar with the tour and the artists, we’re locals! You can rely on our personalized recommendations for top restaurants and attractions to enhance your art tour experience.
  • Luxury & Comfort – Return to the tranquil ambiance of Washington House Inn after your day of art exploration. Our charming rooms and modern amenities, from a buffet breakfast to high-speed Wi-Fi, make sure you’re well-rested and ready for the next day’s adventures.
  • Community Support – By choosing to stay with us, you’re also making a statement of support for local artists. As proud sponsors of the Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour, your stay contributes to the thriving art scene in Cedarburg.
Hotel room with canopy bed and jetted tub at the Washington House Inn in Cedarburg

Your Perfect Artistic Getaway Awaits

The Cedarburg community offers a rich tapestry of experiences that captivate the hearts of visitors, not just during the Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour, but all year round. Our town is a buzzing hub of cultural events, many of which take place at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, which is just a short walk from the Washington House Inn. So, whether you’re visiting for an art tour or looking to explore Cedarburg’s diverse array of cultural activities, we invite you to make our premiere boutique hotel in the heart of town, your home away from home.

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