Franconia Sculpture Park

  John Hock, Artistic Director at Franconia Sculpture Park, accepted a Sally Ordway Irvine Award from Patricia A. Mitchell, Ordway president and CEO on June 9. The award honors Minnesota artists and institutions for extraordinary achievement in the visual, performing and literary arts. The Vision award recognizes exemplary creative thinking in support of a body [...]

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As part of its summer-long music series, Franconia Sculpture Park will host a World Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 17. At noon, listen to jazz sounds from Brazil, with the St. Paul duo of Mira and Tom Kehoe of Xibaba. At 2:30, gear up for Taiko drumming by Minneapolis’s Mu Daiko of the Mu Performing [...]

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For the 17th year, on Saturday, Aug. 3, iron artists at Franconia Sculpture Park will host the popular hot metal pour. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., visitors can revel in the heat and see the molding of cast metal to create iron sculptures. Professional sculptors will be led by artists Tamsie Ringler, professor at [...]

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