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Vining, Minnesota: Nyberg Sculpture Park Team Field Report

Big Foot Gas and Grocery

6001 E. Front St., Vining, MN
On the east end of town, on the south side of Hwy 210, next to Big Foot Gas and Grocery. To visit sculptor Ken Nyberg's workshop, drive four blocks west on Hwy 210. When you see the Big Foot sculpture on the left, turn right onto 457th Ave. Drive north 1.5 miles. You'll see the workshop on the right, with more sculptures out front.
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Nyberg Sculpture Park.

Nyberg Sculpture Park

Collection of fun, big artworks by local sculptor Ken Nyberg, whose daughter was a Space Shuttle astronaut. Make sure you sign the guest book at the adjacent Big Foot Gas Station. Report... [12/13/2015]

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Nyberg Sculpture Park

Had to trudge through about three feet of snow to see everything, but it was worth it. The gas station next door has some cool handmade ceramics to check out!

[Olivia L., 01/11/2019]

Visiting Minnesota's outdoor art in mid-January is not a thrill for the poorly insulated.


Clothespin Sculpture

There's a huge clothespin at the Vining Sculpture Park.

[Elizabeth Hughes, 08/17/2011]

Vining sculpture park.

Vining Sculpture Park

This is a great little park with quite an eclectic collection of sculptures and made a nice subject for an HDR photo. The park sits off to one side of a gas station, and the coffee cup sculpture is by itself on the other side. Maybe a location for future additions?

[Patrick Volkerding, 07/20/2011]

The coffee cup has been there for over a decade, but expect additions -- Vining seems to like whatever Ken Nyberg sculpts.

Nyberg Sculpture Garden

Just down the road about a mile are more sculptures in Mr. Nyberg's yard: Sculptures of a blue heron, hummingbird, dog, beaver, rhino.

[Henry J Miller, 10/23/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

The Big FootThe Big Foot, Vining, MN - < 1 mi.
Ken Nyberg's WorkshopKen Nyberg's Workshop, Vining, MN - 1 mi.
Large StethoscopeLarge Stethoscope, Henning, MN - 6 mi.
In the region:
Replica of Runestone at Discovery Spot, Kensington, MN - 32 mi.

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