The 15th Annual Northeast Iowa Artists' Studio Tour is this weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14.

Fifty-three artists at 43 locations open their doors for a behind-the-scenes studio view not usually offered to the general public.

The annual event features well-known, award-winning national caliber artists displaying and selling pottery, paintings, woodcuts, baskets, jewelry, woodworking, kaleidoscopes, sculpture, photography, fused glass, ironwork and more.

Tour participants can set their own pace while driving from studio to studio. Full-color brochure features a map with GPS. Directions, maps, GPS coordinates and lodging/dining are available as web downloads.

The tour is free of charge and sites are all within 35 miles of Decorah. Workspaces are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days.

For more information or for a brochure, visit or email, or call Winneshiek County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB): 800-463-4692.