'Here, It's More Of A Discovery': Franconia Sculpture Park In Chisago County Approaches 25th AnniversaryIf you've ever driven by Franconia Sculpture Park in Chisago County, there's a good chance you did a double take. From the educational to the entertaining, some of the pieces are 40 feet tall. But most people don't know how all of it got started.
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Finding Minnesota: Franconia Sculpture ParkYou've heard the expression, "Go big or go home." About an hour north of the metro, there's a home where sculptors stay for weeks or months at a time and definitely get the chance to "go big."
Best Public Art In MinnesotaSee the art that is the talk of the town.
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Wander Minnesota: Summer Day TripsAs the 2013-14 school year wraps up, there are plenty of elated kids cheering the thought of weeks of free time. Until they actually have that free time...then summer boredom rears its ugly head a lot sooner than Mom and Dad would like. Here are three suggestions for day trips to keep everyone happy. Check the linked websites for hours and special events.
Five Ways To Celebrate Mother's Day In MinnesotaHere are five creative activities that might spark your imagination for a fun Mother's Day with mom in Minnesota.
Keep V-Day Weekend Hot At Franconia Iron PourYou likely bought or got roses and chocolates this Valentine's Day. What can you do to make the weekend particularly memorable for your sweetheart? On Saturday, the Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minn. is offering a unique, alternative option.
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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In MinnesotaAs artists attempt to portray a concept or a feeling through an abstraction, sometimes the artist’s intentions are not fully communicated through the object of the viewer. That may be the case in many of the following examples found throughout the metro area. See if you agree.
Finding Minnesota: Franconia Sculpture ParkEver driven by something that made you do a double-take? It's happened many times to people traveling through Chisago County, as they come to the intersection of Highway 8 and Highway 95 in Franconia Township.