Sculptural Visions

Bronze Pouring

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Sculptural Visions celebrates sculpture in all its forms. Learn from visiting artists demonstrating different techniques including clay modeling, wood and stone carving, metal and wire working, and mixed media. Participate in hands-on activities with the whole family or just take advantage of free admission to the park. Normal entry fees waived in honor of National Public Lands Day.

Thank you for celebrating 2023 Sculptural Visions with us. The festival returns on September 28, 2024.


2023 Activities Program

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Celebrating Sculpture

Meet the Sculptors
11am to 4pm
Area sculptors of various mediums and styles share their art and demonstrate their process.

Bronze Pouring Demonstrations
1pm and 3pm
Watch as molten metal becomes a recognizable sculpture in this demonstration by artist Glen Campbell.

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Family Activities

Artmaking for All
12pm to 3pm
Drop by the Caretaker's Garage for art activities that include watercolor postcards, sketching, and playing with clay. Supplies and inspiration provided.

Poetry in Shape
1pm - 1:45pm
Award-winning poet Amber Rose Crowtree leads participants in an activity combine poetry and sculpture. Meet at the Caretaker's Garage.
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Ranger-Guided Programs

Hidden History Tour
Learn about the often overlooked figures who contributed greatly to the park's history.

People and Process
Discover the process of sculpture and the people important to this act of creation.

Beyond the Bronze
The flagship ranger-guided program of the 2023 explores the sculptures of Augustus Saint-Gaudens around the country and their continued impact today.
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About National Public Lands Day

All normal entry fees are waived during this event in honor of National Public Lands Day. This annual celebration organized and led by the National Environmental Education Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service and other federal agencies. This special day provides all lovers of the environment—old and new—an opportunity to show our appreciation for these unique places. The theme for this year—30 Years of Care and Community—celebrates the 30th year of National Public Lands Day.

Learn about volunteering oppotunities when you visit the park on September 23 or anytime online.

Last updated: June 20, 2024

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139 Saint Gaudens Road
Cornish, NH 03745



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