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At the intersection of robotics, design, and art-that’s where you’ll find Eric Forman

Eric Forman came to Franconia from New York City as part of the FSP/Jerome Fellowship program. He was in-residence during the summer and returned for the beginning of the fall session to finish his installation. While here he built an interactive and responsive sculpture that detects and reacts to motion. Eric’s previous work exists at the […]

Meet Samantha Persons, the artist behind “When left alone and unprovoked, predators won’t usually attack”

Samantha Persons was the third artist this year to expand in to Franconia’s newly acquired forest. By her second day in residence, she had already broken a trail out to her work site. This installation she created as an Open Studio Fellowship Artist at Franconia Sculpture Park is a living installation – part treehouse, part ranger station […]

Music @ Franconia Concerts: August and September

While summer may be slowing down for some, here at Franconia Sculpture Park we’re still going strong. With two concerts on the horizon, we invite you to come sing and dance your last days of the season away amidst the abundance of new sculptural installations in park. Pack a blanket and some lawn chairs, bring your […]

Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour

Heat up your summer and come to Franconia Sculpture Park as it hosts its 18th Annual Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour on Saturday, August 2nd from 10am-8pm. This sizzling experience includes both the opportunity to see professional sculptors create unique metal art and create a mold that will become your own cast iron sculpture. Be sure to join […]

Franconia Sculpture Park Receives Sally Ordway Irvine Award

  We are thrilled and honored to announce that Franconia Sculpture Park was recently awarded a Sally Ordway Irvine Award, which honors Minnesota artists and institutions for extraordinary achievement in the visual, performing and literary arts. Franconia Sculpture Park was bestowed the Vision award which recognizes “exemplary creative thinking and action in support or development of a […]

Q and A with 2014 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist Torkwase Dyson

Torkwase Dyson arrived at Franconia in the beginning of May with plans to build Site on Site, a sculpture set in to the ground with mirrored surfaces. She planned to use it as a site to make drawings. Three weeks later, she’s installed the first new sculpture of the year. Now titled Site on Sight, […]