Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House Offers Rare Glimpse into Stone Carving Artistry June 15, and June 22, 2023

Staff report

Ellettsville, IN – June 15, 2023

The public is invited to witness the mastery of stone carving at the 2023 Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House, held on the grounds of Bybee Stone Company in Ellettsville, Indiana. Taking place on June 15th and June 22nd, from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, this special event allows visitors to explore the site, engage with talented artists and carvers, and witness firsthand the progress of their awe-inspiring projects.

During the Open House, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with participants of the Indiana Limestone Symposium (ILS) and gain insights into the intricate art of carving limestone. Accomplished stone artists, nationally recognized for their expertise in both sculptural and architectural carving, will be leading workshops throughout the symposium. Aspiring artists and enthusiasts alike can learn from these masters and witness the captivating transformation of stone into stunning works of art.

The ILS board members and other limestone enthusiasts will be on hand to answer questions and provide further information about the symposium. Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of limestone carving, observing the artists at work and learning about the techniques and creative processes they employ.

Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase the official Indiana Limestone Symposium t-shirt, serving as a keepsake of this event. However, the site will be filled with dust, gravel, and noise, which are inherent to the art of stone carving.

To ensure the safety of all attendees, it is mandatory to wear close-toed shoes while exploring the symposium grounds.

The Indiana Limestone Symposium, spanning from June 4th to June 24th, provides a unique opportunity for individuals to delve into the art of limestone carving. Bybee Stone Company, known for its stone craftsmanship, serves as the ideal location for this remarkable event. The open houses during the symposium offer a chance for the public to witness the progress and skill of these artists, fostering a deeper appreciation for the craft.

Whether you’re a curious art enthusiast or an aspiring stone carver, the Indiana Limestone Symposium Open House welcomes visitors of all backgrounds. Mark your calendars for June 15th and June 22nd and join in this celebration of creativity, skill, and the timeless beauty of Indiana limestone.

For more information about the event, including directions and further details, please visit the official website of the Indiana Limestone Symposium.

Contact: Indiana Limestone Symposium 6293 Mathews Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429

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