Tag Archives: Franconia in the City @ Casket

20th Anniversary Alumni Show @ Casket

  Franconia is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016 with events at our Northeast Minneapolis gallery. We’re super excited to be celebrating two decades of BIG dreams, BIG space, and BIG art! Franconia in the City @ Casket 20th Anniversary Small Sculpture Alumni Show Since 1996, more than 800 artists have participated in Franconia’s residency programs. In […]

Concrete and steel and wood, oh my!

Pumpkin Spice is back in stores – a sure sign that fall is in full swing! Our intern artists are feeling the cold creep in but aren’t letting that stop them. You can find these hardworkers out on the workpad into the dark and chilly hours daily. They each are creating a large sculpture to install […]

Art-A-Whirl

The 20th anniversary of Art-A-Whirl has finally arrived!   Will you be attending? If so, visit Franconia in the City @ Casket to experience art, music, and family-friendly fun. Not familiar with Art-A-Whirl? Here’s what you need to know: Presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis. It’s a great […]

Celebrate good times, Come on!

***Happy International Sculpture Day*** International Sculpture Center, publisher of Sculpture Magazine, founded International Sculpture Day in 2014 as a worldwide celebration honoring the incredible art form that is SCULPTURE. “International Sculpture Day, or IS Day, is an annual celebration event held worldwide on April 24 to further the ISC’s mission of advancing the creation and […]

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 […]

Alexa Horochowski: Mundane Train

Alexa Horochowski has been connected to Franconia since the early years of the park’s existence- she was an FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist in 1999 and 2008, and a Hot Metal Artist in 2010 and 2011. After spending the first ten years of her life in the Patagonia region of Argentina, Horochowski returned to the United States with her family at the […]

Rollin Marquette: Natural Beauty

Rollin Marquette has a long-time relationship with Franconia Sculpture Park.  In fact, in 1996, Marquette made his move to Minnesota from the east coast because of Franconia.  John Hock (Franconia co-founder and Artistic Director/CEO) and Marquette met each other at Socrates Sculpture Park in the early 90s.  In the first years of the park, Hock asked Marquette […]