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Creative Communities Canvas Project 

January 2 - March 25, 2018
The Creative Communities Canvas Project is a community art project involving 350 artists of all ages and talents. Participants receive a 6-inch-by-6- inch art canvas to artistically interpret the following word as it pertains to nature:
Art canvases can be picked up at the KVR Visitor Center starting Tuesday, January 2nd or local libraries** (see Below)  beginning January 20th and must be returned to the KVR Visitor Center by February 26, 2018 by 4:30pm. 

Creative Communities Canvas Exhibit Grand Opening Weekend

March 2 & 3, 2018
8:00 - 4:30 pm

The public is invited to the grand opening of the Creative Communities Art Canvas Exhibit from 8:00 - 4:30 pm at the KVR Visitor Center.  The event will offer:

- a hospitality table
-  View canvas gallery

-Registration assistance for Online Auction


Creative Communities Canvas Online Auction

March 5, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Canvases will be available thru online auction. Auction opens at 8am on March 5, 2018 and closes on March 25, 2018 at 5pm. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the KVR with proceeds going to the KVR Education & Events Program.  The canvases will be exhibited at the KVR Visitor Center March 2-24, 2018. 

Click here to view online auction

Online Auction Instructions and FAQ

Display showing the art canvases by various local artists

Creative Communities Art Experience
Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Come join us for a day of art exploration.  Attendees will meet two of five local artists, work with them and their mediums for 2 sessions each, am & pm session, and take home art projects.  Adults only, no experience required.  9:00 am - 3:30 pm.  
2018 Artists:
John Tully - Paint "Exploration in Acrylic Painting"
Maureen Karlstad - Pottery "Clay in the Kitchen"
Val Jones - Cake Decorating "Beautiful Basics"
Angie Bennetto - Fabric "Botanical Stitching"
Nicholas Gale - Natural Material "Nature's Basket"

Fee:  $75/Person

Registration Deadline: February 24, 2018

Limit:  50 adults 




Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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