About The Tours
Off The Beaten Path Florida Arts Tours are grass roots events created by a federation of practicing artists and community patrons with shared purpose and vision…
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To showcase and increase awareness and appreciation of Central Florida’s finest professional and emerging artists, as well as cultural institutions that are “off the beaten path.”
To be recognized both nationally and internationally as a premier cultural adventure for art lovers and collectors by offering fine work for acquisition while providing educational and interactive experiences in working studios. Social, cultural and economic development connections between the artists and their communities support the Tour slogan: “Community, Camaraderie & Commerce”.
*A professional visual artist is defined as “a skilled practitioner in the visual arts possessing serious intent and ability, with an original self-conceptualized body of exhibited work which has been recognized by institutions, critics and peers as being of professional caliber.”
~ visit with artists in their unique, private studio environments
~ browse more work than typically available in retail venues
~ develop a new patron and artist relationship
~ purchase or commission work
~ learn about cultural institutions and their mission of art, artists and community involvement
~ broaden your art knowledge via demonstrations, presentations, and exhibitions
~ explore Central Florida and discover “roads less traveled”
~ a family friendly cultural adventure
Studio visits other than Tour weekend may be available by appointment, please contact any artist directly.