Sculpture Saturday: Elements of Design

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) reviews the elements of design we have featured in the series so far. Next week, we will start our exploration of the principles of design! (Video music provided by HeartBeats Frankfort,…

nARTure Tuesday: Nature Photography Rainbow Scavenger Hunt!

It’s nARTure Tuesday: Nature Photography Rainbow Scavenger Hunt! These spring showers have us thinking about rainbows, which are formed when light shines through water. This water is bent and reflected, which causes us to see the 7 colors that come from light: red, orange,…

Scupture Saturday: Atonement by Zoe Opal Green

This week during ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†,ย Riley Fichterย (Park Manager & Artist in Residence) explores VALUE – one of seven elements of design – inย Zoe Opal Green’s mural, Atonement. If you appreciate the virtual resources that we share, please consider donating. JSP programs are sponsored in part…

nARTure Tuesday: Build a Fairy House!

This ๐—ป๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, get imaginative with some nARTful play and land art by building a fairy house! Fairy houses are a fantastic and FUN way to connect with nature, get creative, practice engineering, play architect/sculptor/theatre director/actor, and so much more! “When I build fairy…

First Sunday Guided Nature Tour: May – JSP Conservation Projects

Check out our virtual First Sunday Guided Nature Tour! Program Director, Jeri Howell, explores the Parkโ€™s conservation projects and partners, and a bit about how you can create wildlife habitat at home. The tour is 25 minutes total with 6 themed parts, so feel…

Sculpture Saturday: Summit by Antoinette Schultze

This week during ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฝ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, Melanie VanHouten (Founding Director) explores TEXTURE – one of seven elements of design – in Antoinette Schultze’s sculpture, ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜.   If you appreciate the virtual resources that we share, please consider donating. JSP programs are sponsored in part by…

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…

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