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Community art project announced
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The Creative Communities Art Canvas Project is a community art project involving 350 artists of all ages and talents from area communities. Participants receive a 6-inch-by-6-inch art canvas to artistically interpret the following nature quote.


In every walk with nature one receives far more than [one] seeks.”  - John Muir


Canvases have been distributed to area schools. The general public can be picked up canvases at the following locations:

Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center

Cashton Memorial Library

Gays Mills Public Library

La Farge Lawton Memorial Library

Norwalk Public Library

Ontario Public Library

Readstown Public Library

Soldiers Grove Pubic Library

Viola Public Library

Viroqua Chamber Main Street

Westby Bekkum Memorial Library

Wilton Public Library

Canvases must be returned to the Kickapoo Valley Reserve (KVR) Visitor Center by March 3, 2015. The canvases will be exhibited at the KVR Visitor Center March 7-28. The grand opening be will in conjunction with the Creative Communities Art Demo & Sale at the KVR Visitor Center on Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. The exhibit is a fundraiser for the KVR Education & Events Program. The canvas will be ultimately sold through an online silent auction.

For more information, please contact Marcy West or Sadie Urban at 608-625-2960.