• Charlotta Wasteson

    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln, MA): Local art and nature are rolled into one fine attraction here. Visitors can wander through more than 40 large-scale contemporary sculptures, which changes from year to year and are largely by New England artists.

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    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park (Skokie, IL): This two mile-long park highlights more than 60 modern sculptures by artists from around the world. Materials range from clay to wood to concrete to steel chains.

  • Jim Kuhn

    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    Olympic Sculpture Park (Seattle, WA): Part of the Seattle Art Museum, this 9-acre park was formerly home to an industrial site. The Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains provide a pretty impressive backdrop to the collection of contemporary works.

  • Erik Anestad

    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    Storm King Art Center (Mountainville, NY): In the lower Hudson Valley, this 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for more than 100 large-scale abstract sculptures. Many of them are in steel, but the collection also includes stone, earth, and other materials.

  • Selena N.B. H.

    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    San Francisco Presidio (San Francisco, CA): Inside a former military post lie three works by Andrew Goldsworthy -- Spire, Wood Line, and the new Tree Fall -- that explore the park's forest and its relationship to people and the urban environment.

  • Britt Reints

    6 Great Sculpture Parks in the U.S.

    Brookgreen Gardens (Murrells Inlet, SC): Brookgreen Gardens is the first public sculpture garden in the States, boasting more than 1,400 works by 350 sculptors. For serious students, Brookgreen also offers workshops led by nationally known sculptors.

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