Category Archives: Traditional Wisdom

Creative Communities Canvas Project

The Creative Communities Canvas Project is a community art project involving 350 artists of all ages and talents. Participants receive a 6-inch-by-6- inch art canvas to artistically interpret the following word as it pertains to nature: WISDOM

Instructions for registering your canvas are included with each canvas or can be found on our website

Art canvases can be picked up at the KVR Visitor Center starting Tuesday, January 2nd or local libraries** (see list below) beginning January 20th and must be returned to the KVR Visitor Center no later than February 26, 2018 by 4:30 pm.
Participating local libraries: Norwalk, Wilton, Ontario, Cashton, Westby, La Farge, Viola, Soldiers Grove, Viroqua, Hillsboro.
There aren’t many canvases left. Be sure to grab your canvas soon. For more information on this project call the Visitor Center 608-625-2960


Winter Fest

JOIN US for A Year of Traditional Wisdom at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.

Look for TRADITIONAL WISDOM activities throughout the year, from Winterfest to Community Art, from the Spring Fling to the culminating TRADITIONAL WISDOM FAIR & RUSTIC RAFT FLOAT.

JOIN US for a Year of Traditional Wisdom at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.


Winterfest activities
Winterfest Activities

falconWeb horseSled DSC00923mastadon

Tour Guide 2018 Storytelling Snowshoe Snow Snake Sleds Rope Making Rock Art for snow mural Quinzee Photography Masstadon Llamas Ice Skating Ice CaveLGR Ice Cave Horse hillside art Flint Knapping Fire Face Painting Excavation Dog Dog Sledding Blacksmith Bicycle Basketry