Start receiving our award-winning magazine today!

Subscribe

Minnesota

Nature in Art

Can you imagine walking through an art museum and not seeing any trees? No lakes or streams, sunrises or sunsets? No birds or horses? No boats on rough waves or relaxing landscapes? 

It’s impossible, because nature is everywhere in art – from the literal to the abstract inspiration provided by the textures, colors and sounds of the natural world. 

Being outdoors can lift our spirits and stoke our creativity. The beauty of nature reflected in art is just another reminder of our need to protect our lands and waters.  

View a slideshow of how nature has inspired great works of art throughout the ages.

If you need more inspiration to get outside, check out our map of Nature Conservancy preserves in Minnesota to discover the beauty of nature near you.

We’re Accountable

The Nature Conservancy makes careful use of your support.

More Ratings

x animal

Sign up for Nature eNews!

Sign Up for Nature e-News

Get our e-newsletter filled with eco-tips and info on the places you care about most.

Thank you for joining our online community!

We’ll be in touch soon with more Nature Conservancy news, updates and exciting stories.

Please leave this field empty

We respect your privacy. The Nature Conservancy will not sell, rent or exchange your e-mail address. Read our full privacy policy for more information. By submitting this form, you agree to the Nature.org terms of use.