Why the Blue Dolphin House is One of the Best Door County Galleries

Take an artistic journey into the “finer side of WOW” at the Blue Dolphin House and BDH Studio in Ephraim, WI! This Door County art gallery lives up to its exultant motto by providing an immersive and unique experience for a wide variety of art lovers. The talented artists of the Blue Dolphin House Studio are proud to showcase incredible masterpieces that reflect a contemporary lifestyle and the changing casual style of the Door County peninsula. Read on to learn more about this amazing gallery and what to expect during your visit.

The Blue Dolphin House is just one of the many art galleries you’ll want to see during your Door County getaway. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide for a full list of our area’s top attractions, dining, shopping, entertainment, and more.


What to Expect at the Blue Dolphin House

Housed in a renovated 1860’s farmhouse, the Blue Dolphin Gallery presents quality and functional design with flair and affordability. In fact, it was named one of the Top 25 Retailers of American Craft by Niche Magazine in 2006. Some of the finest artists in the Midwest showcase some of their most beautiful and thought-provoking work right here in the gallery. They wish to educate consumers about the importance of art in our society while enhancing lives through their creative designs. The quality artwork can also improve living spaces and the overall appeal of homes.

Gallery 1

At the end of a beautiful perennial garden, you will find a cozy gallery that is home to the BDH Studio artwork. It is housed in an 1860’s log structure and is a work to behold in and of itself. Inside the gallery, you find will a multitude of fascinating items including ceramics, stone carvings, photography, paintings, and fabric work.

Gallery 2

Featuring the work of artists around the globe, you will discover a wide array of unique items in Blue Dolphin’s second gallery. Browse through the gallery to discover award-winning paintings mounted on the walls, collections of awe-inspiring home decor, incredible metalwork, and much more! If you’re on the hunt for one-of-a-kind gifts and/or souvenirs, this is the place to find them! You can also visit the online Blue Dolphin House gift shop to find the perfect mementos of your visit.

More Door County Art Galleries That You’ll Love

The art-inspired experience of a lifetime doesn’t have to end at Blue Dolphin House. Here are even more local Door County art galleries that you won’t want to skip!

1. Edgewood Orchard Galleries

This fascinating gallery is built into a historic fruit barn from 1918, exhibiting a rustic and tranquil charm. Since 1969, Edgewood Orchard in Fish Creek, WI has grown to become one of the nation’s most respected art galleries. You will love the carefully selected paintings, sculptures, glasswork, jewelry, and more. Please note that this gallery is open until mid-October and then reopens for another season in May.

2. Water Street Gallery

Housed in a historic fruit barn, the beautiful setting and stunning artwork of this gallery make it a must during your visit to Door County. It is one of the most respected galleries in the region and boasts many inspiring collections from May to October.

3. Cottage Row Gallery

This one-of-a-kind Door County art gallery is set in a lovely renovated barn. Cottage Row features the artwork of many talented local artists and even produces their work into prints, notecards, and postcards that you may take home. They are also a custom framing shop, so you may have your prints framed just the way you like it!

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