Tag Archives: collaboration

The Fantastic Four

Meet the Spring Intern Artists This Spring we had a great crew of Intern Artists. They came from all across the country to join the Franconia family. When they weren’t providing visitors with amazing experiences on tours, or sweating in the heat to make the park beautiful, they were hard at work creating their marvelous sculptures. They made use […]

How Sculpture Learns

What would you do given a box of matches, a toy firetruck, a reflector, a small rock, a tire, a plastic cellphone, a 1.7 oz bottle of alcohol, and a single strand of hair? Our spring residents have the answer! The White House is filling up with artists from across the country: so far we have Minnesota’s […]

Art in Rural Communities – It Matters

Franconia provides fee-free arts learning activities for rural youth filling a void made by the changes to creative learning and arts experiences in rural communities. The arts do matter and Franconia can provide part of the missing link.

Will You Be Franconia’s Valentine?

A Cupola Updates Some Sculpture Park Scoop: 2014 was a fantastic year here at the Park and we’re eager to tell you all about it in this video; Deadlines for many of our artist opportunities are quickly approaching: Fellows and Intern Artists, get those applications in ASAP! (Hot Metal Artists you have a little extra time); Longtime alum Bobby […]

6 Ways to Become a Franconia Artist

What you need to know Deadlines for our 2015 Artist Opportunities are right around the corner, so go ahead and dust off those old slides, contact your references, and update that resume, so you too can be part of 2015 @ Franconia. Franconia accepts applications to 6 different opportunities, each with their own set of requirements […]

Presenting The Tempest LIVE at Franconia

We are thrilled to bring you a highly creative production of The Tempest, unlike any you’ve experienced at Franconia! Twin Cities theatre greats Harry Waters Jr. and Barbra Berlovitz have teamed up to co-direct a diverse cast in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest outdoors at Franconia Sculpture Park. This wildly inventive production offers a new interpretation of this epic […]

Collaboration in Practice

Collaboration is a main tenet of our work at Franconia Sculpture Park. Here at Franconia, artists at all stages of their careers break new ground, take risks, and create with others. We believe that collective efforts rooted in mutual respect bring about greater achievement through shared learning. The ambitious artwork on view at Franconia is the result of […]