Monarch Sculpture Park
8431 Waldrick Road Se Tenino, Washington 98589
Mailing: PO Box 1125 Tenino, Washington 98589
Contact: Myrna Orsini - Director
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. Eighty-six 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
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.
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.