Sculpture at Maudslay

Home for Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay and its Artists

Welcome! If you're interested in participating, JOIN this network to keep up with we're doing to put on our 2021 show in September!

About the Show

Sculpture at Maudslay is a site-specific sculpture show that takes place each year at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. Our next show will take place this September.

The show is open to artists from the north shore region. Please investigate this site, and join our social network to learn more and get involved.

 The show is organized by all of us, the artists!


May 24: Applications due

June 18, 4 pm & June 20, 7 pm: Walkthroughs to confirm sites (choose one)

Sept 10:  Artists install sculptures

Sept 11: Show opens

Sept17, 2- 5 pm: Opening reception and tour (we hope!)

Oct 2, 12 pm: Show closes


Blog Posts

Apply to join the 2022 show! Application deadline is May 24, but don't wait.

The online application form for the Sculpture at Maudslay 2022 show is up, and ready for your application! 
The form contains complete instructions. We ask all artists to complete the application online. If this is not possible for you, get in touch with me at this email (
The application deadline is MAY 24. 
Again this year, the park requires that we limit the show to 50 artists.
As we did last year, we will accept the first 50 complete and viable…

Posted by Bert Snow on April 11, 2022 at 7:54pm

And the 2022 Sculpture at Maudslay theme is ... INTERSECT

The theme for this year's show will be INTERSECT ! 

A very interesting theme, chosen with our favorite process of many submissions, spirited debate and rounds of voting.

We think it has lots of possibilities, and look forward to seeing what artists do with it.  As always, artists are encouraged to work with the theme, or not, as they wish!

Posted by Bert Snow on March 26, 2022 at 2:30pm

Joyce Zarins heads panel talking about her book: SITE SPECIFIC: 20 Years of Sculpture at Maudslay

There was a great turnout for Joyce's session at the Newburyport Literary Festival, and you can watch the recording here on Facebook:

Site Specific panel at the Nbpt Literary Festival

Posted by Bert Snow on April 25, 2021 at 9:07pm

Retrospective at Firehouse POSTPONED Again

Due to the Coronavirus, we have postponed our planned 20-year retrospective of the Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay show. 

We don't have a new date yet, but will update this when we do.  

Our plan is to have two coordinated shows - one at the Firehouse Gallery in Newburyport, and one at the Riverwalk Brewery.  We'll use large format photographs and text to tell the story of the 250 area artists who have created over 700 sculptures over the 20 years of the show, and how its vibrant community was built. …


Posted by Bert Snow on March 3, 2020 at 12:30pm


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