June Newsletter out NOW

What’s happening in the month of June? From beloved staff departing, to friendly new faces joining the team, there is a lot to share! Register now for programs about bees, Raku, and more! See the newsletter here or download a PDF.

JSP Welcomes 5 New Staff to the Team

Jill Malusky / Marketing and Communications Manager Jill shares:  “I’ve been working in cultural non-profits since I was 19 and have had amazing experiences – from holding parchment signed by Queen Elizabeth I to the artwork of Andy Warhol, thatching prehistoric Native American dwellings…

Amery Kessler’s Final Week in Residence at JSP

This Thankful for Artists Thursday, Amery Kessler reflects on his final week in residence at JSP.  Be sure to check out Amery’s temporary sculpture located in the park amphitheater, Shade Sail Light Path, by May 31st! We are thankful for you, Amery! Support JSP’s…

June Artist in Residence: Bridget Beck

Bridget Beck creates sculptures and drawings that attempt to transport the viewer to magical and thought-provoking places. Her art reveals the complex intersections between place, mark-making, object, and action.  JSP is an ideal place for Beck to share her work because it’s not just…

nARTure Tuesday: JSP Bluebird Trail Monitoring Data Station

Photo by Angela Ellis This nARTure Tuesday, check out the JSP Bluebird Trail monitoring data station inside the park Visitor Center! Every week, trained volunteers monitor the 11 birdhouses throughout the park, which are designed to house cavity nesting birds like Eastern Bluebirds. PLEASE…

Sculpture Saturday: Interactive Sculptures at JSP

Walk the Arc by Alexander Gelderman at Josephine Sculpture Park

Happy Sculpture Saturday! For Riley’s last show, he goes wild on some of the interactive sculptures in the park. Join us next weekend for the Sculpture Saturday Tour at JSP and spin, climb, and paint with sculpture! You can join in the fun, too!…

nARTure Tuesday: Haiku

This nARTure Tuesday, put yourself in someone/thing else’s “shoes”! Write a haiku (a poem with 3 lines with alternating syllable counts of 5, 7, and 5) from the perspective of a more-than-human being or object. Check out some Art in Nature Campers’ haikus for…

Sculpture Saturday: Amery Kessler, JSP Artist in Residence

Happy Sculpture Saturday! This week, we check in with Amery Kessler, who is creating at JSP during the month of May. Visit Amery at JSP (free admission daily from dawn to dusk) and at amerykessler.com.

Sculpture Saturday: Rivers That Talk And Bridges That Sing by Joanna Hay – KY River Flood ’21

This Sculpture Saturday, we chat with artist Joanna Hay about her sculpture, Rivers That Talk And Bridges That Sing, currently installed at River View Park in downtown Frankfort, KY. Joanna reflects on the impact of the March ’21 Kentucky River flood, including her current…

Amery Kessler: JSP Artist in Residence (May 1-30, 2021)

Amery Kessler, JSP Artist in Residence, introduces himself this Thankful for Artists Thursday! From May 1-30, 2021, Amery will be creating artwork that plays with light. Come visit JSP during Amery’s residency to learn more! Visit the artist online at www.amerykessler.com. We are so…

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