Grand valley art tour set for Oct. 5 and 12

A tour showcasing Grand Valley artists and their studios has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and 12.

Art Space and Open Studios organizes the annual Open Studios Tour, which this year will feature more than 60 artists working in a range of media. The tour is free and open to the public.

In addition to the opportunity to meet artists and watch demonstrations in the places in which they work, the tour will offer participants the chance to purchase artwork and enjoy wines and foods.

A free map of the tour will be available online in late September. For more information, call 640-8177 or log on to