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Alabama

Charles W. Ireland Sculpture Garden at the Birmingham Museum of Art
The 30,000 square foot Garden contains three uniquely different spaces for the display of outdoor art: the upper plaza for monumental sculpture, the lower gallery for temporary exhibitions, and the Red Mountain Garden Area with a courtyard for the permanent collection.
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Eighth Ave. N, Birmingham 35203. Contact: Francis Caldwell. (205)254-2565

Arkansas

Ozarks Woodland Sculpture Garden
Is a non-profit, environmental sculpture garden located in a remote area of Northwest Arkansas on a twelve acre meadow adjoining the Kings' River. Natural wildlife and a 320 million-years-old history intersect with large-scale monumental sculpture.
#2 Pack McClain Road, Madison County Wildlife Management Area. Huntsville, Arkansas 72740. Contact: Patricia or Gerald Carr, Managers
Tel: (501) 559-2966

Florida
Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden
Stroll through three acres of lush gardens filled with classical figurative sculpture and whimsical mythological pieces. The permanent collection of approximately 400 pieces includes sculpture by Albin Polasek, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Charles Grafly, and Ruth Sherwood as well as antiquities from Polasek’s personal collection.

Polk Museum of Art Sculpture Garden
The Sculpture Garden is an outdoor setting, accessible only through the Polk Museum of Art, for many of the large-scale sculptures in the museum's collection. As part of the Polk Museum of Art's current building, which opened in 1988, the Garden has approximate dimensions of 85' x 26'. It features a large "water wall,' in which sits two sculptures by W. Stanley Proctor.
800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, FL 33801. Contact: Daniel E. Stetson, Executive Director. Tel: 863.688.7743

 

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc.
Monumental Sculptures in wood, stone, and brick by Ann Norton in a natural tropical garden. Suggested donation.
235 Barcelona Rd., West Palm Beach 33401. Contact: Silvia Primm. (407) 832-5328. Fax (407) 835-9035. Open Tues. through Sat., noon to 4p.m.

 

Artpark
The sculpture of Martin Marguiles, formerly known as Grove Island Sculpture Garden, is now scattered across the 344-acre University Park campus of Florida International University. Over 50 works are in the collection, including pieces by Calder, Caro, de Kooning, Heizer, Judd, LeWitt, Miro, Nevelson, Rickey and Rosenthal.
The Art Museum at Florida International University Park Campus (SW 107th Ave. and SW 8th St.), Miami 33199. Contact Dahlia Morgan or Regina Bailey. (305) 348-2890. Museum hours: Mon., 10a.m. to 9p.m.; Tues. through Fri., 10a.m. to 5p.m.; Sat., noon to 4p.m.

 

Martin Z. Marguiles Sculpture Park
26 acre sculpture with 53 works from the Marguiles Collection.
The Art Museum, Florida International Museum, University Park, PC100, SW 107th Ave & 87th Street, Miami, FL 33199 Tel: 305 348-2890.

Louisiana
The Neill Corporation Sculpture Gardens
The Neill Sculpture Garden was created in 1997 by the Neil Corporation. It was created to represent the aesthetic values of the corporation; which include harmony between people and nature. The main theme of the garden is the forces of nature and the elements (sun/moon, water, fire, air, earth).
First Location: 203 South Pine Street, Hammond, LO. 70403.
Second Location: 32872 Cullom Rd., Springfield, LO 70462.
Contact: Alexei Kazantsev (concept designer). Tel: (504) 867- 8619. Fax: (504) 809- 7708.
E-mail: mcdesigns@comm.net Open: 9a.m. to 6p.m. Call Operator for directions: (504) 345 1085. Free Parking.
North Carolina

East Carolina University Sculpture Park
East Carolina University Sculpture Park is an ongoing initiative of the School of Art Sculpture Area. This non-profit, educational park is integrated into the grounds of the ECU Campus. The grounds of the campus are open to the public during daylight hours.

South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens
First public sculpture garden in the United States, Featuring American realistic sculpture. The 350-acre colonial plantation site contains 560 sculptures by 245 artists, including work by French, Goodacre, Huntington, Lachaise, MacMonnies, Manship, Nadelman, Remington, Saint-Gaudens, and Zorach. Admission Fee.
U.S. Highway 17 South, Murrells Inlet 29576. Contact: Robin Salmon. (803) 237-4281. Open 9:30 a.m. to 5p.m., daily.

Tennessee
Hunter Museum of American Art Sculpture Garden
Situated on a ninety-foot limestone bluff overlooking the Tennessee River on one side and downtown Chattanooga on the other. Encircling the 3,000 square foot sculpture garden on the bluff is a wrought iron fence designed for the museum by renowned sculptor Albert Paley. Included within the sculpture garden are works by such artists as George Segal, John Henry and William King.
10 Bluff View, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403, Contact: Ellen Simak - Curator of Collections, Tel: (423) 267-0968
Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail (Cheekwood)
Opened June, 1999, Cheekwood is 8 miles south of Nashville and establishes Nashville as a sculpture destination. The 55-acre park includes work by Armajani, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Rickey, Ulrich Ruckriem, and James Turrell among others. 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville, TN

River Gallery Sculpture Garden
The garden, designed by landscape architect Joe Baasch, is a two-acre outdoor exhibit space located in the Bluff View Art District overlooking the Tennessee River and was recently included in Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens. Regionally, nationally and internationally recognized sculptors are represented in the collection.
Bluff View Art District, 400 East Second Street Chattanooga, TN 37403-1105 Contact: Mary Portera, Owner/Director Tel: (423)265-5033. ext. 5 Fax:(423)265-5944 Email: details@river-gallery.com

Virginia
 

National Memorial Park
Center of cemetary, near the front gates. Pool with 38 life-size bronze figures created by swedish sculptor Carl Milles.
Carl Milles Fountain of Faith, 7400 block of Lee Highway, Routes 29 and 211, Falls Church 22046. (703) 560-4400. Open Dawn to Dusk.

 

Peter F. De Vaux
1144 Mill Race Rd. Verona, Va. 24482, Tel: (540) 248-3317, Fax: (540) 248-3320, e-mail: pfdevaux@cfw.com

 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Outdoor collection includes fountain by Halprin ans sculpture by Despiau, Ferber, Ipousteguy, Maillol, Marini, Moore, Zadkine, and others.
2800 Grove Ave., Richmond 23221. (804) 367-0844.

Puerto Rico

Sculpture Garden of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
The Sculpture Garden of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico provides a stimulating environment to the general public containing well over 100,000 plants, trees, bushes and flowers as well as a diverse collection of contemporary Puerto Rican sculpture.Email: general info: info@mapr.org
Website: www.mapr.org

 

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