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Caponi Art Park, Eagan

1220 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN 55123, United States
Admission: $ 0.00
Performance Series $5/adults & teens.
Hours of Operation:
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Friday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Saturday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Visitor Hours May – Labor Day.

Caponi Art Park and Learning Center is a sculpture park in Eagan. Open May through October, the park is free to visit Tuesday through Sunday. It also offers special programming during the season. Note that there will be no Medieval Fair in 2018. Instead, look for Leaf Fest is mid-October.


Bring a picnic and prepare to expend some energy exploring the 60 acres that make up this woodland sculpture garden. Art pops up in unexpected places, down meandering paths, and it begs for interpretation!

Self-Guided Tours of Caponi Art Park

For families or small groups, who want to explore the park a little further, CAP offers handheld park maps and self-guided tour guidebooks for checkout. Learn the history of the Art Park and more details about the artwork as you explore at your own pace. Call 651-454-9412 to learn more and reserve a spot. There is no fee for self-guided tours, but donations are always welcome. If your group is really small (family sized), you can also download this guidebook for an even more informal tour.

2018 Summer Performances at Caponi Art Park

The public is invited to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy these four  live performances on summer evening at the Theater in the Woods. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m., but we recommend planning to arrive early and explore the park. Tickets are $5 and free for kids under Age 12.
  • Sunday, June 17th - Cromulent Shakespeare, "The Taming of the Shrews"
  • Sunday, July 8th - Bollywood Dance Scene, modern day music and dance from India
  • Sunday, July 29th - Copper Street Brass Band, a fusion of music of all styles
  • Sunday, August 12th - Batucada do Norte, Brazilian music

Find these and more performing arts events on our Performing Arts Calendar.

More Twin Cities Art Parks to Enjoy:

Caponi Art Park - SunSet'. Wayne Moran 2008

'Caponi Art Park - SunSet'. Wayne Moran 2008

The photograph of Caponi Art Park at Sunset was taken by local photographer, Wayne Moran and can be purchased through our Amazon affiliate link. Family Fun Twin Cities receives a small commission on any purchases made through this link. Learn more about the artist at the link above.





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