75+ paintings on display June 27 – August 29 See all kinds of pollinators: butterflies, bees, moths, wasps & more Open dawn to dusk, free admission Make sure you get a selfie with the prairie butterfly Community residents of all ages & skill levels contributed paintings A gentle grassy path connects all the paintings Supported by the Knock Family Charitable Fund

Prairie Art Exhibit Celebrates Prairie Pollinators

2020 Prairie Art Exhibit June 27-September 30

More than 75 paintings of pollinators are on display in the Prairie at the Country Life Center. Celebrating these important creatures, paintings of bees, moths, wasps, butterflies and other pollinators were created by community members of all ages and skill levels. Walk through the 9 acres of restored Iowa prairie during this self-guided tour June 27 to August 29. Admission is free and the exhibit is open dawn to dusk. (Buildings are open M-F 9 to 3.)

Video Captures Iowa Pollinators at Work

Want to learn more about prairie pollinators? In this YouTube video, retired state park ranger Alan Carr takes us on a walk through the 9-acre prairie at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center. Watch as some of Iowa’s most common pollinators do their critical and fascinating work.

Festival Caps Off Prairie Art Exhibit

Note: Due to COVID-19, this event is canceled.

The one-day Prairie Art Festival on Saturday, August 29 features educational displays about prairies, live music, lawn games, and scheduled prairie walks. Hours TBD.

Volunteers are needed for the 2020 festival. Please contact Deb Houghtaling.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Event Sponsor

Supported in part by the Knock Family Charitable Fund.

Event Partners

Create Creston: 104 N. Maple, Creston, IA  641.782.8932

Ed & Eva’s/Warren Cultural Center: 154 Public Square, Greenfield, IA  641.743.2566

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