Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
How great is it to view fabulous art for free? The Besthoff Sculpture Garden is next to the art museum in City Park.
Go here. Lovely sculpture garden to wend your way through in City Park. And it's free.
The Sculpture Garden, as locals call it, (located on the grounds of the New Orleans Museum of Art) is free and open to the public seven days a week. It was recently expanded to include close to 30 new works by artist such as Frank Gehry, Larry Bell..."Three works were commissioned for the site: a…
Walk among some gorgeous sculptures and art pieces in one of the most beautiful areas of City Park. Next to NOMA.
A wonderful place to spend an afternoon exploring and picnicking - we recommend pairing this with a visit to NOMA.
““New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the city’s oldest fine arts institution, opened on December 16, 1911 with only nine works of art. Today, the museum hosts an impressive permanent collection of more than 40,000 objects. The collection, noted for its extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, continues to expand and grow, making NOMA one of the top art museums in the South.” -NOMA.org *While you are here, you can’t forget to visit the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.”
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