THE 2022 FALL ART TOUR IS FAST APPROACHING!
This year’s Tour is November 5-6, 2022, and will be here before we know it!
As always, self-guided tours will take visitors through the scenic Piedmont countryside and charming villages of Rappahannock County en route to their favorite studios and galleries. This singular event thrives on the energies of the artists sharing their creative processes with visitors, a welcoming local community, and enthusiastic visitors who come from near and far for one of the best weekends of the year in Virginia.
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The combination of beautiful art and Rappahannock County’s stunning vistas – in the shadow of the Shenandoah National Park in prime leaf-peeping season – guarantees a fabulous experience for all. Many visitors return year after year, and new guests quickly become devoted fans of this special event.
Come for just a day, or make a weekend of it by staying in one of our many inns, bed & breakfasts, and Airbnb’s, so you can take advantage of our wonderful local restaurants, wineries, breweries, and more on your visit. It’s a perfect Fall weekend in the country! Make your plans and reservations as soon as possible, though; everything books up early!
Check out the Plan Your Visit page for more information.
Here’s what you’ll find on this year’s Tour: Nearly 40 studios and galleries featuring 80+ local artists are participating this year, with many returning artists and 2 brand new artist studios. Stay tuned as we featured our new studios in upcoming blog posts!
You’ll see a wide range of art including paintings in all genres and mediums, furniture, drawings and engravings, sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, photography, printmaking, woodworking, jewelry, bookbinding, and stained glass and other glasswork.
Some changes incorporated into last year’s Tour as a result of the pandemic proved so successful that they will continue this year.
Most importantly, the Tour is free! Donations are always welcome, of course, and we are sincerely grateful for the wonderful support we receive each year.
Tour maps will be available both online as well as at the Rappahannock Visitors Center and other local businesses, and online gallery pages have replaced the in-person Tour headquarters gallery. Check out the gallery and studio pages on this website for a sneak peek of what you’ll find in participating galleries and studios.
The online map allows visitors to plan ahead, and the freedom to begin the Tour from any part of the County – and from any studio or gallery, to optimize your time in Rappahannock County.
The map will be available online and in local businesses in mid-to-late October!