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Monarch Sculpture Park

Monarch Sculpture Park
8431 Waldrick Road Se Tenino, Washington 98589
Mailing: PO Box 1125 Tenino, Washington 98589
Contact: Myrna Orsini - Director
Tel: 360-264-2408
Fax: 360-264-6447
E-mail: monarch@telispher.com
Website: www.telispher.com/~artcenter/

Monarch Sculpture Park is an 80-acre facility in the foothills of Mount Rainer, Tenino, Washington. Ten acres are currently being developed. It is an artist designed park and art center with a one-acre hedge Maze and a Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary. Streams and ponds accent the natural setting where 25 sculptures are placed. Thirteen sculptures are in the permanent collection and are by noted national and international artists such as Beverly Penn, Georg Schmerholz, Myrina Orsini, Vladas Kanciauskas, Elizabeth Juan, Tomas Olivia, Madeline Wiener, Dennis Peacock, Ivan Bulavitsky, Gualitero Mocenni and Vasily Fedorouk. Works by emerging artist are also on the grounds.

There is an ongoing call for artists to exhibit works on the grounds for a two year period.

Monarch offers a Residency Program for visual artists. Summer Visiting Artists Workshops, Art Retreats, Symposia, Conferences, and Annual Exhibits in the Indoor Gallery, special family events and guided tours are offered

The annual Open House and Art Fair is held on the third Sunday in August. It is free to the public. The park is open from June until October on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays and thereafter by appointment. The Maze is open year round by appointment. There is an entrance fee for the Maze.

Monarch is a non-profit charitable corporation and relies on donations and grants to fund its programs.

Open June 15 to Oct 1st, 11am-6pm Wed and weekends.

Off-season visits must call one week in advance for appointment.

Free parking. Maze is $5.00 pp, $10.00 p family. Children under 10 free.

Call to obtain driving directions.

Requests must be made one week in advance for guide. Brochures and maps available for self-guided tour.

Educational programs for schools and community groups.

Facilities restroom, gift and bookshop.


Beverly Penn


Dennis Peacock


Georg Schmerholz


Elizabeth Juan


Ivan Bulavitsky


Myrna Orsini


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