nARTure Tuesday: Leaf Mobile

A great way to identify trees is by their leaf shape (or flowers)! Spring โ€œleaf outโ€ occurs at different dates for different deciduous tree species. Some Kentucky trees that are leafing out by now include redbuds, maples, dogwoods (they also have beautiful flowers!), and…

Sculpture Saturday: Melanie VanHouten, JSP & #ISDay

It’s ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† and ๐—œ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜†!!! To celebrate, Riley Fichter (Park Manager & Artist in Residence) interviews Melanie VanHouten (Founding Director) about how she uses the element of design SPACE to create Josephine Sculpture Park. On behalf of JSP and the International Sculpture…

SELF-GUIDED Night Sky Tour: Hubble Space Telescope 30th Anniversary

Today is Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th birthday! JSP & Starpointe Astronomy’s monthly Night Sky Tour is going VIRTUAL with suggested self-guided activities to explore the night sky from the comfort of your backyard! For this month’sย Self-Guided Night Sky Tour: Hubble 30th Anniversary, we encourage…

#EarthDay2020 & National Environmental Education Week

Every day, we strive to connect people with the land through art. We do this through arts and environmental education and creative community experiences. When we connect with diverse nature and people, we treat the land and one another with more respect. When we…

nARTure Tuesday: #makeyourfriends Plant Portrait

It’s ๐—ป๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† with Josephine Sculpture Park! This week, we got inspired by our friends atย Yew Dell Botanical Gardensย to #makeyourfriends with PLANTS!ย Melanie VanHoutenย (JSP Founding Director) made a plant portrait ofย Jeri Howellย (JSP Program Director). Letโ€™s make this fun nART viral! ๐ŸŒฑ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐Ÿญ: Pick a…

Sculpture Saturday: GRAPHOLOGYHENGE by Peyton Scott Russell

This week during ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, Riley Fichter (Park Manager & Artist in Residence) explores COLOR – one of seven elements of design – in Peyton Scott Russell’s sculpture, ๐™‚๐™๐˜ผ๐™‹๐™ƒ๐™Š๐™‡๐™Š๐™‚๐™”๐™ƒ๐™€๐™‰๐™‚๐™€. Peyton Scott Russell was a JSP Artist In Residence during summer 2019. Watch Peyton’s sculpture…

nARTure Tuesday: Soil Paint

It’s ๐—ป๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† with Josephine Sculpture Park! This week, embrace the spring rain and make soil paint! Soil is a beautiful and accessible medium. We use soil pigments to make bricks and pottery, and artists like Yusuke Asai use soil to paint detailed murals…

Sculpture Saturday: The Spirit’s Work is Shared Lifting by Sherwin Rio

This week during Sculpture Saturday, Riley Fichter (Park Manager & Artist in Residence) explores FORM – one of seven elements of design – in Sherwin Rio’s sculpture, The Spirit’s Work is Shared Lifting. SCRIPT (We apologize for the low audio quality. We are learning…

nARTure Tuesday – Hammered Plant Prints

It’s ๐—ป๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† with Josephine Sculpture Park! While our in-person programming is temporarily suspended, every Tuesday by noon, JSP Program Director Jeri Howell will feature a simple nature-based art or nature connection activity that you can do with supplies likely already at home or…

Sculpture Saturday: E.F-002 by Jonathan Forrence

While our in-person programming is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 prevention, Josephine Sculpture Park brings you Sculpture Saturday every Saturday at noon! Sculpture Saturday with Riley Fichter, JSP Park Manager & Artist in Residence, features a different sculpture in JSP’s exhibition each week with…

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