New Brighton Brothers Unveil Their Latest Snow MasterpieceA winter tradition continues for three New Brighton brothers. Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz create giant snow sculptures in their front yard every winter. And this year the boys have created an 18-foot octopus.
Finding Minnesota: Mankato's Sculpture WalkVisit the heart of Mankato this year and you will likely encounter a farmer and his dog, a pony -- and even Godzilla. But most of those characters will be gone after a year, to be replaced by new ones. They are part of the community's efforts to revitalize the area's City Center by placing sizable artworks along some of the busiest streets.
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."
MIA Celebrates 100th Birthday With Massive SculptureThe Minneapolis Institute of Arts is celebrating its 100th birthday by kicking off a $1 million fundraising campaign. The money will be used to pay for a new outdoor sculpture that, right now, is out in front of the museum.
Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your BookshelfGet tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.
Wander Minnesota: Sculptures @ MN Landscape ArboretumThere's a new addition to the varied scenery at the <a href="http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/" target="_blank">Minnesota Landscape Arboretum:</a> the Harrison Sculpture Collection at the Arboretum's highest physical point, with sculptures donated by Wayzata philanthropists Alfred and Ingrid Harrison, sculptures they'd collected from all over the world.
Minnesota State Fair Grounds Hosts ‘Craftstravaganza’The annual Craftstravaganza was held Saturday on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. From little monsters, to doggie beds, and funny cards, last minute Mother’s Day shoppers, and shoppers otherwise, got a chance to find some really unique items made by local artists and designers.
University of Minnesota Receives New Sculptures Two unique sculptures were installed at the new physics and nano-technology building at the University of Minnesota Saturday. The steel sculptures are 10 feet tall and weigh 3,000 pounds. It took the sculptor more than a year to complete them in Portland, Ore.
Artist Remakes Stolen Sculpture For Grieving Family Through the years, Pat Scrimshaw has created some intricate and beautiful pieces, but there's one that's never had such meaning. In 2009 Pat carved a 4-foot elephant statue as a way for the Larson family to honor their three-year-old son Jack, who was killed while crossing the street.
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.
Exploring Western Sculpture Park In St. PaulJust west of downtown, within view of the Capital, the St. Paul Cathedral, and even the Minnesota History Center, lies an often overlooked sculpture garden full of larger than life structures.
Art On The Skyways: Part 4In this new installment of our guide to the art on the skyways, we take a look at more inspiring sculptures and other works of art.
Overlooked Sculptures At The Walker Sculpture GardenThe Minneapolis Sculpture Garden houses other sculptures that are just as deserving of your attention as the <em>Spoonbridge and Cherry</em>. Here's a guide to our favorites pieces.
St. Paul Art Lectures Focus On Sculptor ManshipSculptor Paul Manship and one of his creations are subjects of the spring public art lecture series presented by Public Art Saint Paul.
Finding Minnesota: Vining Sculptures In Otter Tail CountyThe town of Vining doesn’t have even 100 residents, but it does have more than its share of characters.