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Adirondack - Sacandaga River Sculpture Park

Adirondack - Sacandaga River Sculpture Park

New York State Route 30 -South Main Street,
(on the grounds of the Old Adirondack Lumber Co.),
Wells, NY 12190
Contact: John Van Alstine, Owner/artist
Tel/Fax: 518-924-9204
Email: john@johnvanalstine.com
Website: www.johnvanalstine.com/docs/garden.html

The Adirondack - Sacandaga River Sculpture Park is a single artist designed park featuring the work of internationally recognized sculptor John Van Alstine. The 8 acre parcel is nestled along the banks of the historic Sacandaga River, in the quaint hamlet of Wells, NY located in south central section of the Adirondack State Park. The grounds, once part of a 19th century wood products mill, are wonderful landscaped showcasing an ongoing, changing exhibition of the sculpture of John Van Alstine, whose work is held in many national collection including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution. His work is also currently on exhibit at many other parks and gardens including the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Lincoln, Mass., Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, Phoenix Museum Sculpture Garden, Phoenix, AZ and the gardens at the Gulbenkian Foundation Collection, Lisbon, Portugal among others.

Free admission.

Open to public by appointment only.

Phone, fax or e-mail for appointment.

To obtain driving directions to site visit website (map and directions) or by call by phone.

Free parking on site.

Guided or self-guided tours available for individuals or groups, including audio guides, with reservation.

Printed materials available by mail.

Tours available with reservation for educational programs for schools and community groups.

Books and restroom available.

Special events open to the public such as concerts or artist lectures are scheduled and held in the music shed during the summer months. Events have been particially funded by the NYS Council on the Arts.

The park is part of an restored historic complex of six buildings that include the artistís home, studio, indoor gallery and showrooms. The Adirondack Architectural Heritage group awarded the complex its 2000 "historic reuse" award, which annually recognizes exemplary historic preservation work thoughtout the Adirondack Park region.

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