Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - art Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:31:35 GMT Colorful Garden of Eden Emerges in Lucas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/120GOE.jpeg'/><br/> &nbsp;The Garden of Eden in Lucas has had a facelift. From rosy cheeks on faces to striped clothing to the red, white and blue of our nation&rsquo;s flag, colors dulled by dirt and mold are once again vivid, returning sculptures at the world-renowned grassroots art site to their former splendor. Artist Samuel Perry Dinsmoor mixed cement with crushed stone to create colors in the fascinating - and what some consider quirky - sculptures he formed from 1907 to 1932 on cement &lsquo;trees&rsquo; eight to 40 feet above ground.&nbsp; Tue, 17 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Colorful-Garden-of-Eden-Emerges-in-Lucas/1580/ Celebrate the season by giving these five top gifts from Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Celebrate-the-season-by-giving-these-five-top-gifts-from-Kansas/1390/ Share the Kansas experience with family and friends!Looking for a unique gift that carries a hint of heartland home? Share the Kansas experience with the special people on your holiday shopping list by giving a gift from Kansas.You name it – good things come from Kansas. From homemade&nbsp;jams, jellies&nbsp;and&nbsp;soaps&nbsp;to homegrown&nbsp;alpaca sweaters,&nbsp;Native American fine art&nbsp;to handcrafted&nbsp;cheeses&nbsp;and&nbsp;wines&nbsp;– you’ll find just-right gifts to suit every fancy. Plus, you’ll likely find ideas to pad your own holiday wish list! Thu, 01 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Celebrate-the-season-by-giving-these-five-top-gifts-from-Kansas/1390/ Top 10 Surprises Along Lawrence’s Massachusetts Street http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Top-10-Surprises-Along-Lawrence-s-Massachusetts-Street/1293/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6331470995_e66a9a60bd_b.jpg'/><br/>Slowly strolling down Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, I realized this area is way more than just a place to hang out with friends, dine at a fun restaurant or shop for trendy clothing and specialty foods. Taking the time to look, really look, at the uniqueness of Mass Street with fresh eyes, I discovered some amazing attributes related to art, culture and heritage that I never before noticed. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Top-10-Surprises-Along-Lawrence-s-Massachusetts-Street/1293/