Does your inner artist feel most at peace when capturing the beauty and sereneness in your surroundings?

Whether your medium is a pencil, brush or camera, Canvus Art Studio invites you to join them ‘On The Move’ this summer. Local artists will be meeting together at inspiring local spots to paint, draw, write and photograph the beauty that Muscatine has to offer.

Bring your tools, supplies and equipment along for the journey. Canvus Art Studio will provide water, sketch paper, pencils and snacks. There are no fees to participate.

Here are the following dates and locations to get ‘On The Move’:

Day 1: Saturday Jul 21  

Wildcat Den State Park (1884 Wildcat Den Rd. Muscatine) Upper Picnic Shelter

Day 2: Saturday Jul 28  

Saulsbury Bridge Recreation (2007 Saulsbury Road Muscatine) Saulsbury Lodge

Day 3: Saturday Aug 18

Pine Creek Grist (1884 Wildcat Den Rd. Muscatine) Melpine School

Day 4: Saturday Aug 25

Mark Twain Overlook (Lombard St. Muscatine) Picnic Tables


For more information, email or call (563) 263-3367. You can also follow Canvus Art Studio on Facebook at

Don’t miss this opportunity to express yourself while utilizing the awesome scenery right here in Muscatine.


Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.