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Creative Communities Canvas Project 

January 2 - March 22, 2020
The Creative Communities Canvas Project is a community art project involving 300 artists of all ages and talents. Participants receive a 6-inch-by-6- inch art canvas to artistically interpret the following phrase as it pertains to nature:

                         Nature's Stories

Art canvases can be picked up at the KVR Visitor Center starting Thursday, January 2; canvases me be picked up from local libraries beginning January 20. All canvases must be returned to the KVR Visitor Center by February 24, 2020 by 4:30pm.
All 2020 registered canvases are on the online auction.  A link will be posted here to view canvases when online auction opens.


Click here to view Creative Communities Canvas Project Timeline

Creative Communities Canvas Online Auction 
February 29, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Canvases will be available through online auction. Auction opens at 5pm CST on February 29, 2020 and closes on March 22, 2020 at 5pm CST. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the KVR and NATOW with proceeds going to the KVR education & events programs. The canvases will be exhibited at the KVR Visitor Center Saturday, February 29- Saturday, March 21, 2020. 

Click here to view online canvas auction


Go to:

Click on:  Featured Auctions

Search:  Kickapoo

Select: View ALL ITEMS


To bid, you will need to create a user account and log onto Bidding Owl.  Be sure to remember/record your user name and password.  

  • Online Canvas Auction opens on Saturday, Fabruary 29, 2020 at 5 pm CST
  • Online Canvas Auction closes Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 5 pm CST. 


Happy Bidding!


Display showing the art canvases by various local artists

Mark your calendar for a special art event on Saturday, February 29, 2020!

Creative Communities Fundraiser & Social
February 29, 2020  5 pm - 7 pm

An evening of art immersion awaits you. Make plans to attend the Grand Opening of the Creative Communities Canvas Project. Join us for locally sourced appetizers, locally made beverages and the unveiling of the 2020 canvas project as the KVR holds its first Fundraiser & Social in support of the Education & Events Program. Live music, an artist reception, art raffle and silent art auction round out the evening.  Admission is $5 at the door or purchase your tickets online. Link coming soon.

Bidding stations will be set up and staffed to assist bidders with account set up.  A list of artists/canvases will be available at the event.
Join us for an exquisite evening in the Kickapoo Valley.


Thank you to those who attended 2019 Creative Communities Fundraiser & Social







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

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