Seagrove, NC:  Carolina Bronze Sculpture and Billingsley Atelier are hosting a scratch block workshop and aluminum pour along with an Open House at the foundry in Seagrove, NC, as part of the stART18 New Year’s celebration. stART'18 - the International Celebration of Contemporary Sculpture is a worldwide event sponsored by the Sculpture Network and is designed to celebrate and promote sculpture. Whether museum, studio, gallery or workspace, throughout the world, various art-oriented hosts are opening their doors for all types of sculpture enthusiasts. Join us on Sunday, January 28 from 11 am - 4 pm.

Create your own design by scratching into prepared sand molds, then watch as our staff pours molten aluminum into your mold. It is cool and ready to take home within one hour. While you are visiting, be sure to walk through NC’s newest sculpture garden, home to over 18 sculptures installed around a beautiful pond. And don’t forget to take a foundry tour to see how bronze sculpture is made. Champagne will be available for the traditional New Year’s toast at 1 pm.

Sand molds are $30 per block and all tools and metal will be provided. Bring your own sand molds and have them poured for the cost of the metal. Please RSVP if you plan on creating or bringing a sand mold to

The sculpture garden will be open for tours on your own. We have an audio tour available at If you are interested in learning about the sculptures and many of the plants in the garden, download the app to your phone and type in Carolina Bronze.

The foundry will also be open for free guided tours. We are currently working on several large-scale sculptures! Please wear closed toe shoes for your safety and keep small children close. The foundry tour takes approximately 45 minutes.

About Carolina Bronze Sculpture: Carolina Bronze Sculpture has been known for over 27 years as the East Coast's finest bronze casting foundry providing the highest quality cast and fabricated sculptures for artists all over the country. We are at the forefront of the digital technology overtaking the casting industry and are committed to lowering our carbon footprint through our solar and geothermal energy projects, energy-efficient lighting and extensive recycling efforts. We opened the Sculpture Garden 2 years ago to educate and inspire the community and visitors from around the country about large-scale sculpture in a beautiful natural setting.

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About Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden: The Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden is a natural and landscaped area overlooking a beautiful 1.25-acre pond. A walking trail loops around the pond with benches and a picnic area situated along the trail. The Sculpture Garden collection consists of sculptures from emerging and established artists working in all 3D media suitable for the outdoors. We currently have 18 sculptures installed around the pond. We have landscaped and natural areas with a focus on NC native plants and trees and have recently been designated a certified native plant habitat. As an extension of this park, we are installing several sculptures in the downtown area of Seagrove.

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Our address is 6108 Maple Springs Road, Seagrove, NC  27341. For more information contact or call (336) 873-8291.