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Peter Juhl


Peter Juhl has been balancing stones for twenty-five years. He creates and photographs the work along the North Shore of Lake Superior, where the spectacular beaches provide ideal raw materials as well as a clean and colorful backdrop.

In 2013 he published the first widely available guidebook on the art form: Center of Gravity: A Guide to the Practice of Rock Balancing. He regularly teaches workshops at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Sugarloaf Cove on the North Shore of Lake Superior, and libraries, schools, and other organizations around the region.


May 2020

Stone Balancing

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$60 15 tickets left

The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or other reasons.  Stone balancing has been compared to yoga practice, as the mind becomes focused and quiet during the process of balancing the stones. Uniting elements of performance art, sculpture, and meditation, Peter Juhl has been arranging natural stones to create works of art for over twenty years, primarily on the North Shore of Minnesota. The sculptures he creates evoke…

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