Mineral Point – An Artful Oasis
2018 Season - Episode 10
As a destination with both a rich mining history and one of the state’s most thriving art communities, Mineral Point is truly unlike anywhere else in Wisconsin. Hosts Mariah Haberman and Marie Justice experience the passion and creative flair that make this town the place it is today. As the first community in the state to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Mineral Point is home to a number of historic sites, including Pendarvis, a fully restored Cornish mining village (and one of the 12 Wisconsin Historic Sites!). With over 70 artists calling the Mineral Point area home, the art scene here is unparalleled, with everything from pottery, to painting, tactile arts, sculpture and even filmmaking, with the Driftless Film Festival held at the Mineral Point Opera House every year.
Downtown Mineral Point is the heartbeat of the community, home to dozens of art galleries, shops, and restaurants. Plus, events like the Fall Art Tour and Candlelight Shopping give visitors special access to the galleries, shops and studios and a chance to meet the people behind them. With the blend of history, culture, art and its creative, passionate people, Mineral Point will enchant you!
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