Sculpture Garden

Sculpture Garden

What is the Sculpure Garden?

The Sculpture Garden was established in the memory of Minnie Rae Wood. It contains 11 permanent works. It also showcases 10 new pieces each year. Annuallly exhibited pieces are on the grounds for 12 months startng in May.

Artwork is accepted from across contintenal North America. The visiting artwork is juried by a nationally recognized artist, with awards for first, second and third place made at the opening of the exhibit.

And be sure to check out this great article in Glasstire about the 2023-2024 show!

Current Exhibit (2023-2024)

Featuring these 10 artists:

Ellis Barber – Waco, TX
Steven Buduo – Saint Louis, MO
Danville Chadbourne – San Antonio, TX
BC Gilbert – Wichita Falls, TX
Chad Hines – Temple, TX
Suguru Hiraide – Wichita Falls, TX
Dewane Hughes – Troup, TX
Seward Johnson – Hamilton, NJ
Jenn Peek – Norman, OK
Jim Robertson – Trinity, TX


Take a self-guided tour of the exhibit!  We're proud to partner with the Otocast app to provide a tour of the exhibit in the words of the artists.  Just download the app (iOS or Google Play) on your smartphone, then walk around the grounds.  As you approach each piece in the exhibit, you'll see and hear information about the artwork directly from the artist!

As always, the garden is open free of charge during all Kemp open hours.  Call for further information: 940-767-2787.


Upcoming Exhibit (2024-2025)

The Call For Entries for the 2024-2025 exhibit is open November 15 through January 31. All entries must be made through the CAFE website:


For more information please contact:
Kristine Thueson
Arts & Education Programming
(940) 767-2787 ex 202