Franconia Sculpture Park

Contact Information


  • Free entry, free events, free Sunay tours at 2pm May 15-Oct 26. Call to schedule a guided tour on request for your school or organization.


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  • I 35 to Hwy 8 (exit Taylors Falls) - 19 miles east on Hwy 8 to the intersection of Hwy 95 and Hwy 8. (just two and a half miles west of Taylors Falls, MN)

Other Date Information

  • Open daily, dawn to dusk, 365 days a year

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Transportation-Related Policies or Programs

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. 18th Annual Art & Artists Celebration

    Hwys 8 & 95
    Franconia, MN 55074
    Call: (651) 257-6668


    Come celebrate with Franconia Sculpture Park's artists, staff, and the community, as the park hosts the 18th Annual Art and Artists Celebration. Activities include art-making fun, performing artists, musicians, theater, poetry, and hip family fun! Parking: $5 per Car

    Franconia Sculpture Park is accessible to all, with gravel and mowed grass paths throughout the park. Golf carts are available for those who require assistance.

    The 2014 Art & Artists Celebration takes place in conjunction with a valley-wide arts and culture event, Take Me to the River. Make a weekend of it and take in the scenery and cultural activity of the scenic St. Croix River Valley. Take Me to the River is brought to you by ArtReach St. Croix.

  2. Artist Talks @ Franconia Sculpture Park

    Hwys 8 & 95
    Franconia, MN 55074
    Call: (651) 257-6668

    Have you ever wondered, “How did they make that?!” Here’s your chance to find out! Two of Franconia’s artists-in-residence will present their artistic portfolio and current project, giving you the chance to discover the concepts and meaning behind the work.

    Join us for a discussion and participate in an audience-driven conversation full of feedback, critique, and new ideas.

    Presentations start promptly at 8pm and you are welcome for dinner with resident artists and staff at 6:30pm before presentations begin. $10 donation for the delicious meal.

  3. Caché at Casket Arts

    Hwys 8 & 95
    Franconia, MN 55074
    Call: (651) 257-6668

    Join Franconia at Casket Arts for a pre-holiday celebration in Northeast Minneapolis!

    Enjoy a new exhibition in our indoor gallery, visit the sculptures on exhibit in the outdoor park, and warm up by the bonfire.

  4. Pie and Wine Potluck Soirée

    Hwys 8 & 95
    Franconia, MN 55074
    Call: (651) 257-6668

    Our post-Thanksgiving tradition celebrating a great year. We are thankful for our friends and supporters and want to honor you! We’ll supply a bonfire, hayride tours of the park, coffee, cider, and some world-famous turkey soup. Bring a pie or a bottle of wine to share.

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