Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis
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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis - Address, Phone Number
Address: 725 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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This is the largest urban sculpture garden in the garden. The garden features some of the master pieces of world famous artists and sculptors. There are over 40 permanent exhibits and the others keep changing from time to time. This is done to give the garden a fresh feel every time you visit it.
The most attractive displays that you can look for in this park are:
- The Colossal spoon bridge and Cherry Fountain by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen.
- The Irene Hixon Whitney footbridge that was designed by SiahArmajani. This connects the park with the Loring Park as well as the Downtown area of the city.
- Frank Gehry’s Standing Glass Fish located in the Palm Roof of the Cowles conservatory. This place has a collection of seasonal horticultural displays including orchids and other exotic species of fragrant flowers.
- The Allen Grossman Memorial Arbor on the northern boundary is a vine covered stainless steel arbor with lovely paintings of perennial and annual flowers.
- The park also hosts a number of other exhibitions the whole year round.
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Information
- Entry is free.
- Fountain and other light and sound shows are also organized in the evenings.
- It is the perfect morning and evening walkers’ destination as well as the afternoon gathering spot.
How To reach Minneapolis Sculpture Garden by Public Transport
- Bus numbers 4’ 6 and 12 till Lyndale Ave S and Dunwoody Ave or Vineland Place
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After being closed for renovations since last spring, it is good to be back on the grounds. Those that are familiar with the place may experience mixed emotions upon seeing the revamped space. I miss a few of the older sculptures, especially those I had happy memories with my family. It is nice to see some familiar older sculptures, like getting reacquainted with old friends. There is some excitement and wonder with the new sculptures, and I look forward to forging new experiences and memories with them. The removal of some foliage makes the place feel less cozy, but also opens things up. I like that you can see more of the garden from any vantage point. It will be fun to see how the new plants and trees change the feel of the place as time marches on.
Nice garden to visit. I really liked the benches that had phrases written on them. The general area around the park is also quite nice.
A nice place for a walk. Many different sculptures to look at. It has been recently renovated and as nice as it looks I liked it better back then with all the trees. It's still a nice place to visit and get some pictures of the Cherry on a Spoon.
Fantastic display of large scale sculpture. The site was recently re-opened I was told, and so there are still roped off areas to allow plan life to grow. This makes for a great hour or two in the outside displays alone. The artists miniature golf was hilarious! August 2017
This place is good for a nice stroll when the weather is pleasant but the art is nothing to write home about. Though I appreciate modern art which is intelligent making a large size sculpture of a common object or animal should not be considered as art. You can keep it in a theme park. I didn't find either the spoon and cherry / big blue rooster or for that matter any of them as art. You can always give an interpretation. If you a person who has a limit on what one may call as art you can stay away from this place. A nice peak at the cathedrals and the weather being nice were the only reasons I didn't think it was totally wasted time.
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