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Porter Sculpture Park in South Dakota

Montrose, S.D., sculpture park puts one man’s fertile imagination on display The Associated Press IF YOU GO … Porter Sculpture Park: 25700 451st Ave., Montrose, S.D., 1/2 mile south of Exit 374 on Interstate 90; portersculpturepark.com. Open daily 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day….

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Road Trip SXSW

Road Trip SXSW, a set on Flickr. The road to South by Southwest – and back again…in a hundred or so photos.

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Bishop's Castle – Beulah, CO

Bishop’s Castle, a set on Flickr. Nothing can prepare yourself for the moment you see the castle. Winding roads up the mountain, a sketchy cell phone call to the folk art GPS master – Narrow Larry Harris – to be sure if we were on…

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Cano’s Castle

Cano’s Castle, a set on Flickr. Photos from my recent journeys…just now finishing up the editing. Entirely made of recycled materials, with more than 100,000 beer and soda cans, hubcaps, screen doors, wooden windows, bicycle reflectors and more, this amazing folk art environment was built…

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Muskegon Art Museum: Stuffed, Not Stuffy

Detour Art pieces fill a gallery through November 7 That’s just one special exhibition at the fine Muskegon Art Museum, which manages to pack plenty of excitement into its manageable number of galleries. If you think art museums are stuffy, see “Detour Art: Outsider, Folk…

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Detour Art Heads to Michigan

Detour Art—Outsider, Folk Art, and Visionary Environments Coast to Coast September 16 through November 7, 2010 Art and Photographs from the Collection of Kelly Ludwig Muskegon Museum of Art — Walker Gallery A 296 W. Webster Avenue Muskegon, Michigan 49440 231.720.2570 Untrained artists are inspired…

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More Roadside Attractions…Southern-style

Texas? Arkansas? P. O. Photo Op 500 Wood St Texarkana, Ar or TX This post office straddles the state lines of Arkansas and Texas, and the folks of Texarkana are keenly aware of the photo op. There is even a railing to lean against for…

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Mardi Gras Museum – feel the love!

This hidden gem, and I mean hidden in an old school-turned-art-center-with-no-signage, is a hoot to visit. The Mardi Gras Museum is a feathered extravaganza with jaw dropping costumes and freaky animated mannequins is a must see. It is the largest collection of Mardi Gras costumes…

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Istre Cemetery Houses

Driving between Lafayette and Lake Charles, I took a detour to see if I could find Istre Cemetery, an old graveyard that still had “cemetery houses.”     Once numbering in the hundreds, only three grave houses remain.  200 years ago, Acadian settlers in southwest…

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Davis Memorial

Davis Memorial – John Milburn Davis Mount Hope Cemetery Hiawatha, KS John Milburn Davis erected this memorial to “the sacred memory” of his wife, Sarah. After she died in 1930, he almost immediately commissioned the work to begin. In every sense it was a monumental…

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