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Creative Communities Canvas Project 

January 2 - March 24, 2019
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 in flight

Art canvases can be picked up at the KVR Visitor Center starting Wednesday, January 2; canvases me be picked up from local libraries beginning January 21. All canvases must be returned to the KVR Visitor Center by February 25, 2019 by 4:30pm.
All 2019 registered canvases are on the online auction.  See link below to view canvases online.

Creative Communities Canvas Online Auction 
March 2, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Canvases will be available through online auction. Auction opens at 5pm CST on March 2, 2019 and closes on March 24, 2019 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 March 2-24, 2019. 

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, March 2, 2019 at 5 pm CST
  • Online Canvas Auction closes Sunday, March 24, 2019 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, March 2, 2019!

Creative Communities Fundraiser & Social
March 2, 2019  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 2019 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 by clicking the link below.

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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