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At the confluence of the Des Moines and Boone Rivers the Iowa Counties of Boone, Hamilton and Webster have collectively formed the Boone Forks Region, renowned for its breathtaking river valleys, high trestle rail lines, working farms and natural lands—connected to historic communities of character and opportunity. The regional partners have collaborated across political and geographic boundaries to effectively connect and integrate the arts, heritage, nature, community and economic vitality.

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DES MOINES AND BOONE RIVER VALLEYS TRI-COUNTY RECREATION ATTRACTIONS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Create colorful, textured surfaces in this Gelli Plate Printing class. Gel printing is a printing technique that cannot be duplicated creating unique textures on paper and fabrics. Gel printing is great for use in cardmaking, collage, textiles and so much more.  In these classes, you will use a gelli plate and acrylic paints and a variety of stencils and other objects to create beautiful, colorful...

What do horsehair and feathers have to do with Raku fired pottery? Join the fun and explore simple pottery hand-building techniques and interesting surface textures. That is where the horsehair and feathers come into the picture. They can be used to affect the surface of a hot ceramic pot after the Raku firing. Experiment with various glazing techniques and the outdoor Raku firing process. The...

Same great Raku Firing with Horsehair & Feathers offered in Session One. Only difference is the dates and times. What do horsehair and feathers have to do with Raku fired pottery? Join the fun and explore simple pottery hand-building techniques and interesting surface textures. That is where the horsehair and feathers come into the picture. They can be used to affect the surface of a...