Arts Mineral Point is about continuing a rich local arts legacy spanning eight decades. It’s about helping resident artists realize their goals. It’s about complimenting existing arts tourism efforts. It’s about drawing artists here to live and thrive for generations to come. It’s about increasing the vibrancy and awareness of the arts scene. In short, we want to amp it up.
The Mineral Point Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the unique history of Mineral Point. Its headquarters is the beautiful 19th century Italianate mansion and grounds known as Orchard Lawn. Tours of this estate are available June – October or by special arrangements during the rest of the year. The Society also sponsors events and programs for the community throughout the year and rents the facilities for private events, especially weddings.
Shake Rag Alley is an Art and Craft School which occupies an oasis of gardens and historic buildings in the heart of Mineral Point. There are workshops for adults and children, and other cultural events throughout the year.