Jens Jensen: Celebrating the Native Prairie

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Danish immigrant Jens Jensen became a leading figure in landscape architecture during the early 20th century. Emphasizing the use of native plants and natural materials, his designs and philosophies continue to influence gardeners and landscapers today. Learn more about Jensen's life, work, and legacy, and then step outside to watch the development of the museum's Jens Jensen Prairie Landscape Park!

This exhibition is supported by a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more details about about availability, see the exhibit fact sheet.

On view:

April - September 2016 at the Clay County Historical Society in Spencer, IA.