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Arts R Alive

Established in 2011, each year the Arts R Alive Sculpture Committee proudly showcases works from local, regional, and Midwestern artists at West Twin Park in Webster City, Iowa. The mission of the Arts R Alive Sculpture Committee is to promote sculpture as a public art form and to enrich the artistic and cultural interests of our city, region and state.

Two women of stand in front of an artwork, surrounded by other artworks on the walls of a large, softly-lit gallery in an art museum.

Blanden Art Museum

Built in the Oak Hill Historic District in 1932, the Blanden Art Museum has a permanent collection which includes modern American and European paintings, African sculptures, glassworks, and 16th-20th century American, European, and Japanese prints. They also host adult and youth classes, art education classes, meet and greet artist events, and family fun activities.


Boone County Freedom Rock

As a way to honor her fallen son, Sgt. Daniel Sesker, Mysty Stumbo organized an effort to have Ray “Bubba” Sorenson paint one of his renowned freedom rocks. The rock sits on the lawn of the Boone County Courthouse and captures the essence of Boone County history while memorializing those who died in service to our country.


Briggs Woods Park Cabins

Briggs Woods Park offers seven cabins for rent throughout the year. Cabins range from one room rustic camping cabins that have no water on the inside to modern cabins that can sleep up to 15 people.


Don Williams Cabins

The luxury cabins offer a beautiful view of the Don Williams lake. A great place to get away and unplug!


Dutch Oven Bakery

Van Hemert’s Dutch Oven Bakery is a full-line scratch bakery offering a variety of delicious pastries and other baked goods. Family-owned and operated since 1983, we are famous for our Dutch Letters, Dutch Apple Bread and our award-winning wedding cakes. Consider this your personal invitation to experience the best in Dutch baking.

Three conjoined silos bearing a full-length painted mural of a man holding pottery stand out against a bright blue sky.

Fort Dodge Grain Silo Mural

The 110-foot tall Fort Dodge Grain Silo Mural was created by international artist Guido Van Helten. This 360-degree concrete mural depicts local residents who are part of the industrial and cultural fabric of the community. Tying these portraits together are pieces of Fort Dodge pottery showcased at the Fort Museum and Frontier Village. This site holds the distinction of being the largest mural in Iowa.


Hamilton County Freedom Rock

Artist Ray “Bubba” Sorenson II painted patriotic scenes on this 25,000 lb. boulder. This Freedom Rock depicts scenes of local heroes. It includes a Revolutionary War Veteran buried in the local cemetery.


Iowa Arboretum & Gardens

40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds features plants, both native and introduced to Iowa. The Iowa Arboretum and Gardens has become Iowa’s premier public garden.


Mornin’ Glory Coffee

We pride ourselves on providing fresh made latte’s, cappuccino’s & and coffee. We work with an Iowa Coffee Roaster, to be sure to have the freshest coffee beans possible.

Picture of the building in Ellsworth, Iowa which has murals

Murals in Ellsworth, Iowa

Just into Ellsworth, off the JewEllsworth Trail, are these great murals! Come enjoy today.


Murals in Webster City Iowa

Come experience the murals in Webster City, Iowa. The Butterfly is located on the west side of 544 Second Street on Willson Avenue. Colorful Murals consists of 6 individual works located above 643 and 645 Second Street. Another 6 individual works continue along the west side of 645 on Des Moines Street. All works represent significant community features and historical figures of Hamilton County, Iowa.


Snus Hill Winery

The quiet and peaceful countryside awaits you with pastoral views. Snus Hill is an award-winning family owned winery striving to create wines with a regional identity.


Soldier Creek Winery

Soldier Creek Vineyard is located just northeast of Fort Dodge at 1584 Paragon Avenue., a stark contrast among endless miles of corn and beans. Their varietal wines are made primarily from estate-grown grapes.

A group of men, women, and children sit at a long table painting on canvases. They are surrounded by art supplies and completed works on the walls of the studio.

Studio Fusion

Studio Fusion is a Do-it-Yourself art studio specializing in fused glass, pottery, and canvas painting. They also offer a retail shop for unique pre-made items.


Tea Thyme

Tea Tyme is an upscale yet friendly dining experience. Guests return for delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas, and coffees. Reservations for lunch are encouraged by calling 515 576-2202 or stop by in the afternoon for dessert and tea.


The Lucky Pig Pub & Grill

Voted Iowa’s Best Tenderloin this hometown restaurant features made from scratch food including home made pies. Where it’s ok to eat like a pig!