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New Arrivals in July!

04 Aug

  Great River Arts Excited To Show Off Our Newest Arrivals! We’ve added some great new products we thought you’d like to see. SHOP NOW Lopez Island, Salish Sea BUY NOW San Juan Island, Salish Sea BUY NOW Colton’s Oregon and Washington BUY NOW Indian Territories 1844 BUY NOW Dinosaur National Monument BUY NOW

Townsend’s Bat Solution by Special Contributor Jack Nisbet

05 Jul

  John Kirk Townsend was a young Philadelphia ornithologist who traveled overland to the Columbia country with an American trading party in 1833.Armed with a sensible Quaker background and a self deprecating sense of humor, Townsend spent the better part of the next three years documenting the fauna of our region.     Specializing in bird and […]

Lisa Middleton: A traveler’s Journey

20 Aug
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Growing up on the Upper Mississippi River valley, Lisa Middleton’s bedtime stories were tales of her parents’ adventures in Australia, south Asia, and Europe, where they were backpacking and travelling as teachers in the 1970’s. Family trips in her parents’ RV to places like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Arizona, and Florida, were the highlight […]

Catalan Atlas: Portolan Meets Mappa Mundi

20 Jun
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Referred to as one of the last great mappa mundis before the emergence of ptolemic maps in the 15th century, the Catalan Atlas was produced in 1375, with the originals in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (National Library of France) in Paris today. The creator of the Catalan Atlas is believed to be the Majorcan […]