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Cartographics and quilts: Shelley Cords-Swanson’s unique art is on display October-December

September 29, 2017
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Photo of an art quilt with blue background

When Shelley Cords-Swanson was engaged to be married, she thought she should get a sewing machine and learn how to use it to hem pants, patch garments and other such duties. “I got the idea one day to see if I could make a quilt,” the Odin, MN, resident said. So she ...

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Fall photography contest announced

July 20, 2017
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Photograph of a downy woodpecker in a tree

Alex Miles – adult winner A broken ice trail, a downy woodpecker poking its head out of a hole, a macro shot of tree bark — these three photographs were the winners of the spring photography contest at the Dickinson County Nature Center. “There is so much in nature to be in ...

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Bill Lieb’s exhibit connects sculpture to nature

July 19, 2016
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Photo of sculpture exhibit

 

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Knudtson creates encaustic magic

October 2, 2015
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Photo of Karess Knudtson's encaustic photography

An old cupboard door, beeswax and a beautiful photograph. It doesn’t seem like these items have much in common, but Karess Knudtson puts them together like magic. The environmental education coordinator at the Dickinson County Nature Center spends some of her spare time creating unique works of art that she will ...

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Junior Duck Stamp exhibit up during Bee & Butterfly Festival

August 27, 2015
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Photo of the winning duck stamp drawing of two mallard ducks

The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji will feature an exhibition of the Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Contest winners in September. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade submitted extraordinary pieces of artwork to the Iowa competition, and the 36 students selected for first, second and third place in four age categories ...

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Anita “Katie” Plucker exhibits opens

January 2, 2015
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  Kayaking helps artist Anita “Katie” Plucker get close to nature. “It gives me a chance to get really close up,” she said. “I can see things in my kayak a lot better than I can from a regular boat or from the shoreline.” You can see how inspired Plucker is by nature ...

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