Sep 24, 2019

Dordt to Host Arts in the Prairie

Art celebration to be held in Dordt's 20-acre prairie

Dordt University will host the Arts in the Prairie celebration on Saturday, September 28, kicking of the event at 3 p.m. on the new Theatre Building patio, with prairie events running until 4:30 p.m. in Dordt’s 20-acre prairie.

The Dordt prairie is home to90 different species of grasses and wildflowers, red-winged blackbirds, and a number of small animals. Arts in the Prairie will feature a prairie walk, student musicians performing throughout the Dordt prairie, chalk art drawing, face painting, prairie passport books for kids, an art talk on prairie photography, and an opportunity for a family portrait in the prairie. Visitors may come and go throughout the event. Arts in the Prairie is a collaboration of the Dordt University music, theatre, visual art, environmental studies, and biology departments.

A picture of campus behind yellow prairie flowers