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Caponi Art Park, Eagan

Little Free Library
1220 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN 55123, United States
651-454-9412
Admission: $0.00
Performance Series $5/adults & teens.
Hours of Operation:
Mon. Closed
Tue. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Wed. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Thu. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Fri. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Sat. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Sun. 09:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Visitor Hours April – Labor Day.
Details:

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. Bring some books to swap out because this park has a Little Free Library.

Girl posing in front of snake sculpture at Caponi Art Park, Eagan Minnesota

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!

Caponi Art Park Events

During the open season, the park hosts a variety of family-friendly events including a Summer Performance Series, Theater in the Woods, CAP Super Saturdays, Hot Iron Pours and Leaf Fest. They also offer a Music & Beer event and Yoga in the Park. Note that the park discontinued the Medieval Fair in 2018, but replaced it with Leaf Fest.

Girl attending event at Caponi Art Park, Eagan Minnesota

Caponi Art Park Labyrinth Installation

In 2019, the park installed a new and improved labyrinth; using stones to replace the white painted lines from 2018. CAP recommends this article from the Smithsonian to learn more about the history and significance of labyrinths.

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.

Kids exploring Caponi Art Park, Eagan Minnesota

Guided Tours for Groups

Got a home school, scout or youth group? You can book a tour or workshop/tour. There is a 10 person minimum. 2019 Pricing is as follows:

Guided Tours

  • $4 per participant (Group leaders are free.)
  • 10 person minimum or $40 minimum charge
  • $20 reservation fee required to secure your visit. Fee credited towards final tour payment. See Group Tour Policy for more details.

Art Activities

  • $7 to $15 per participant (Price includes the cost of the tour.)

Sculpture at Caponi Art Park, Eagan MinnesotaMore Twin Cities Art Parks to Enjoy:

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