Kinji Akagawa: Integrating Nature and Arts Workshop

Open to everyone. $100 due upon registration.

Let nature inspire your creativity! Open to everyone interested in creating, no matter the form: visual arts, crafts, design, music, cooking. Bring your creative love along with your ideas. The class will meet, discuss projects, take time for meditation and reflection in nature, and share ideas.

Artist Kinji Akagawa is known for his works of great beauty in public spaces and in printmaking. His sculpture and public artworks are noted for their use of natural materials, cedar and ipe wood, granite and fieldstone, to name a few.

Kinji has recommended the following reading for class attendees:

  • "Basic Writings: 10 Key Essays, plus the Introduction to Being and Time" by Martin Heidegger (edited by David Farrell Krell)

Download PDF here.


  • IV. Building Dwelling

  • VIII. Origin of Work of Art

For questions: Contact Susan Haugh at 651-425-1147 or

To reserve your spot:
By Credit Card: Please call Belwin Conservancy at 651-436-5189.
By Check: Please mail check for $100 made out to “Belwin Conservancy” to Belwin Conservancy, 1553 Stagecoach Trail S., Afton, MN 55001.


The deadline to register for the Kinji Akagawa: Integrating Nature and Arts Workshop has past. Please call (651) 436-5189 x11 or email to see if there is a waitlist. You may also register for another event.

Event Details

June 8th, 2019
from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Education Center
1553 Stagecoach Trail South
Afton MN 55001

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This event is open to Everyone

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