We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Very cool artist community

I am not sure how open it is to the public, but I have been there twice for open houses for art... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
Paulette Y
,
Holland, Michigan
Art by the water

Great place to take weekend courses or other offerings by the lake. Nice variety and setting is... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2012
Tracy S
,
Nashville
Read all 10 reviews
10
All photos (10)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
Sep 6, 2018
“Do your research before spending the money”
May 2, 2017
“Art at it's best”
About
This former art school, which attracted talented artists, helped contribute to Saugatuck's identity as an art locale.
Contact
3435 Rupprecht Way, Saugatuck, MI 49453
Website
+1 269-857-5811
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (10)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
4
3
1
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
4
3
1
0
1
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed September 6, 2018

My son took 2 of the Art on the Meadow courses. The first, Clay for Kids was great. The second, not so much so. The age range of 7-11 was not properly planned. He is 10 and the first day, they did a great study...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Erin H
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Student workshops and great design displays embraces this out of the way place for a look at what creativity really looks like. Great location in the midst of the wooded area with cabins for the artists to work in. The schedule weekend events that are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Neutronboy
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I am not sure how open it is to the public, but I have been there twice for open houses for art exhibits for resident artists. Beautiful place to create and free your mind.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Paulette Y
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Artists? Well maybe from the perspective of those without taste. If you think atmosphere equals art by all means go

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank picky4me
Reviewed June 12, 2015

A preview of young artist's talents is always an uplifting evening. There is such a wealth of talent here.A great place to spend time.

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed May 18, 2015

classes workshops and studios for hands on. Celebrating over 100 years of creative juice in the summer. Love love love it and it's charming campus

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank ChristineC813
Reviewed July 9, 2012

My daughter attended Oxbow in June. She loved it and is looking to go back again this summer. All ages, young to seniors, experience to little experience, a number of different venues. True artistic experience in a quaint waterfront setting with food included and lodging...More

Date of experience: June 2012
3  Thank Joycebaum
Reviewed July 7, 2012

Great place to take weekend courses or other offerings by the lake. Nice variety and setting is cool.

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed July 5, 2008

The easy free spirit of an artist can thrive at Ox Bow. The school had people from all over the United States. Out of all the cars in the parking lot. Ours was only one of the probably 10% from Michigan. It was a very...More

2  Thank RhoWilliamston
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Ship-N-Shore Hotel
187 reviews
.51 miles away
Beachway Resort
127 reviews
.54 miles away
Starlite Resort
220 reviews
.73 miles away
Best Western Plaza Hotel Saugatuck
380 reviews
.74 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 61 nearby restaurants
Uncommon Coffee Roasters
484 reviews
.67 miles away
Phil's Bar & Grille
1,044 reviews
.69 miles away
Borrowed Time
76 reviews
.63 miles away
The Southerner
277 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 55 nearby attractions
Oval Beach
919 reviews
.70 miles away
Mount Baldhead Park
188 reviews
.40 miles away
Saugatuck Chain Ferry
126 reviews
.55 miles away
Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Museum
38 reviews
.44 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ox-Bow staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines