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Blacksmith Hammer In RESCHEDULED for Saturday, August 10

blacksmithing hammer in at Josephine Sculpture Park

**RESCHEDULED: SATURDAY, AUGUST 10**

Blacksmiths of Kentucky presents

Blacksmith Hammer In

Saturday, August 10

10am to 4pm

$10 Parking
Josephine Sculpture Park will host the Blacksmiths of Kentucky‘s annual Blacksmith Hammer In. Enjoy demonstrations by several different smiths, gain hands on experience at the forge, explore tool and craft sales, win door prizes and participate in the hammer throwing competition!
Demonstrators
Johnathan Pinkston: Forging Tools ( Johnathan is only 17 years old, trained under Lyle Wynn and has spent the past 2 years traveling and learning from other smith’s.)
Jeff Farmer: ADD Blacksmithing Presentation (Jeff regularly teaches blacksmithing classes at Berea College, and abroad in Japan. His focus is teaching,  but he is always evolving his style.)
Food & Drink
 
This event is free, parking is $10 per car.
Volunteer to get free event parking & JSP tshirt! Sign up for your shift below.
volunteer at JSP!
  
 
JSP is available for your next event too! Visit Event Rental for more details.

SoundScape Music Festival RESCHEDULED to Friday June 14, 2019

Your long awaited concert event of the season…SoundScape! Music Festival at Josephine Sculpture Park has been rescheduled due to forecasted severe weather for tonight. Please come out on FRIDAY June 14 from 6pm-midnight to explore the park…after dark! This is a free event for the whole family (just $10 to park, all proceeds support JSP programs).

LIVE MUSIC ~ FOOD, ICE CREAM & BEER TRUCKS ~ BONFIRE & S’MORES ~ GLOW IN THE DARK FACE & BODY PAINT ($5/$10) ~ ILLUMINATED ARTWORKS ~ NIGHT SKY TOUR ~ SCULPTURE MAKIN’ STATION

JSP is just 45 minutes from Lexington or Louisville off I-64 in Frankfort, exit 53B (toward 127 South). It is totally worth the drive!

This event is sponsored by Kentucky Employees Credit Union.

MORE INFO

Twirling Twigs Art in the City Park TODAY at Ward Oates Amphitheater

Workshops at Josephine Sculpture Park

UPDATE: Location changed TODAY, please meet at Ward Oates Amphitheater for Twirling Twig Mobiles at 3:30! Sorry for any inconvenience, and we hope to see you soon!

For the first Sunday of each month from April to August from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, join Josephine Sculpture Park as we go mobile to offer FREE nature-based arts programming in the city parks! In June, join us at Ward Oates Amphitheater to make “Twirling Twig Mobiles” with colorful yarn to hang in the trees or your home. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult.

We are proud to partner with Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites to offer this great, new program! For more information, contact Alex at Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites at (502)-875-8575.

Dixie Jewett

I grew up on a farm in Montana so my art is mostly animals as that’s what I know and have always cared about. I do a combination of fabricated structural steel, assemblage of misc. metal ‘found’ pieces and blacksmithing. I like detail and aim for excellent craftsmanship.

Spring Break Fun at JSP! April 1-7

Looking for some spring break fun?! Josephine Sculpture Park has you covered! Come visit us for FREE any day, dawn to dusk, to explore 30 acres and over 70 sculpture and mural installations! We have TONS of new sculptures for you to check out.

You can also come to one of our programs; we have one EVERY DAY from April 1-7 (visit linked event pages for details):

April 1 SOLD OUTBirdhouse Painting & JSP Exhibition Workshop

April 2 Flower Pot Painting Workshop

April 3 Twirling Twig Mobile Workshop

April 4 Butterfly Book[binding] Workshop

April 5 Graffiti Writing: Make Your Mark on GRAPHOLOGYHENGE

April 6 ReForest Frankfort + JSP Nature Photography Club with Lucy Azubuike + Night Sky Tour: Preserving the Night & New Horizons

April 7 First Sunday Guided Nature Tour + Art in the (City) Parks: Seasonal Sculptures

Be pART of the ART!

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