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Harry Whitehorse International Wood Sculpture Festival
June 14 – 22, 2024

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Our Funders, Partners, and Donors

With the generous support of our funders, partners, donors, and the dedication of our volunteers, we’re proud to bring you a world-class art event right here in Monona and the surrounding area. Their contributions ensure that the Harry Whitehorse International Wood Sculpture Festival is a celebration of creativity, culture, and community like no other. Join us as we showcase the incredible talent of artists from around the globe and celebrate the spirit of artistic expression.

Our Funders

Dane Arts

Dane Arts

This project is supported by Dane County Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation; The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times; the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation; and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.

Evjue Foundation

Evjue Foundation

The Evjue Foundation is the charitable arm of The Capital Times, created by William T. Evjue, the founder, longtime publisher, and editor of The Capital Times. Mr. Evjue established the foundation in 1958 to support the causes he and his wife, Zillah, cared most about, including the welfare of children and racial and social justice.

Farley Foundation

Farley Foundation

The Farley Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecological sustainability, social justice and peace.

Ho-Chunk Nation

Ho-Chunk Nation

Our oral tradition states “we have always been here” and more than likely, we always be here. Our history is not told in history books, but spans back beyond possibly three ice ages. The Ho-Chungra have traditional lands that go from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.

Madison Community Foundation

Madison Community Foundation

Thanks to the generous Community Impact Grant from the Madison Community Foundation, our festival is able to make a significant difference in our community. This support reflects MCF’s dedication to fostering creativity, inclusivity, and community engagement.
Monona Tourism Fund

Monona Tourism Fund

Proudly supported by the City of Monona Tourism fund, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for their generous sponsorship, which enables us to host an exceptional event celebrating art, culture, and community.
Monona Fund

Monona Fund

The Monona Fund was established to help support the community of Monona by backing charitable causes with a vast outreach.

Travel Wisconsin

Travel Wisconsin

Thanks to the invaluable support from Travel Wisconsin through their marketing grant, we’re spreading the word far and wide about our festival. Their contribution ensures that our event reaches audiences across the state and beyond, inviting everyone to experience the magic of artistry and community in Monona
UW Health

UW Health

With a deep-rooted connection to our community, UW Health has been a valued partner in our festival journey, honoring the legacy of Harry Whitehorse. As a testament to this enduring partnership, one of Harry’s statues proudly stands in front of their Yahara Clinic, symbolizing our shared commitment to fostering creativity and well-being within our community.

Our Partners

Friends of San Damiano

Friends of San Damiano

The Friends are a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the use and development of the property known as San Damiano as a place for public recreation, interpretive programming, and peaceful reflection.

Little Eagle Arts Foundation

Little Eagle Arts Foundation

Little Eagle Arts Foundation (LEAF) stands as a vital partner in our festival, enriching our daily programming with their dedication to preserving and promoting American Indian art. As a nonprofit organization, LEAF is committed to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit of American Indian/First Nations artists, fostering success, and promoting economic security.
Mundo Esperanza

Mundo Esperanza

Mundo Esperanza is a US-based Nonprofit, an NGO. We promote global sustainability, the celebration of Indigenous peoples and their history, and partners who share our vision and purpose.

Principal In-Kind Donors

In-Kind Contributors

American Family
Artist Host Families
     Janet Braun
     Sonja Darlington
     Kay Drew & Steve Wessel
     Drew Leja & Marybeth Wendorf
     Alex Mentele & Stewart Jameson
     Mary Todd & Michael Harwell
Center for Russian, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Bleu Mont Dairy
Far Breton Bakery
FeLion Studios
Fraboni’s Italian Specialties & Delicatessen
Ian’s Pizza
Java Cat
Lincoln/Thundercloud Family

Madison Sourdough
Mathews Tent Rental
Metcalfe’s Market
Marigold Kitchen
Monona United Methodist Church
Bill Quackenbush, Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Historic Preservation Officer
Salvatores
Simply Snow & Lawn
Meghan & Michael Stern
Greg Whitehorse
Ken Whitehorse
Willy Street Co-op

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Location

San Damiano Monona
4123 Monona Drive, Monona, Wisconsin
Map
Bike or walk a short distance to San Damiano Monona from Monona Grove High School.