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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gittin’ Down to Business

Most of our events for this season are over, but things are still very busy around the park. We have 4 intern artists and 3 fellowship artists making work out on the pad. We’re getting ready for winter both by preserving veggies and gorging ourselves on pizza. Gotta stay warm somehow! Becca is currently working […]

The 17th Annual Art and Artists Celebration: Rain, Iron, Music, and Glow Sticks

All week we watched the weather, and all week we knew it would rain, but we knew that the 17th Annual Art and Artists Celebration had to happen, rain, shine, or blizzard. Luckily, it didn’t blizzard! That’s how we stay positive around here ; ) Although it rained for a good portion of the day, […]

Come Celebrate Franconia’s 17th Year

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cold, and Franconia is getting ready to celebrate another round of our biggest event of the year, the 17th Annual Art and Artists Celebration on Saturday, September 28. So what will we be celebrating this year? “Art and artists” is kind […]