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 2020 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!


Sept. 19: Artists install sculptures

Sept 20: Show opens to public

Oct 11, 2pm: Show comes down 


Blog Posts

The show is ON, with new Dates: Opening September 20, Coming down October 11.

NEW DATES: Show Opens Sept 20, Ends October 11!

Great news - the state has made an exception and given us a permit to put on the show!  (We've been working and planning to put on the show all summer, and this was a final hurdle.)  So we are ON...but with some changes:

1. Artists will put up their sculptures on Saturday September 19.

2. The show will open to the public on Sunday, September 20, and close at 2pm on Sunday, October 11.

3. We are doing many things to make the show safe for everybody during this COVID-19 Pandemic: Here are some of them:

  • Visitors are encouraged to come see the show on weekdays if at all possible - as, for safety, the…

Posted by Bert Snow on August 29, 2020 at 1:00pm

Our Fall 2020 Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay show, "Passage" is Happening!


In this terrifically difficult moment, when so many artistic, cultural, and musical events cannot happen, we are working hard to put on the 2020 Outdoor sculpture at Maudslay show in September as we have planned.

We will be making adjustments to all aspects of the show to make sure that it is safe for artists and for visitors, including online applications and new ways to guide visitors around the show.  We'll share information here as plans develop.

Our theme (chosen, amazingly, before all this) is PASSAGE .  It's full of possibility for artists to work with (or ignore, in our tradition of respecting artists' inspirations).

Key dates for this year's…


Posted by Bert Snow on April 21, 2020 at 6:00pm

Sculpture at Maudslay 20th Retrospective POSTPONED

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

The show will open on April 21st, 2021, and it will be up until May 16. 

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 April 21, 2020 at 5:30pm


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