Two Michigan Sculpture Parks Voted Among Ten Best in U.S. – One Even Takes Top Spot!
Michigan has no shortage of cool things to do and see! This includes some amazing sculpture parks- and two have been ranked among the top ten in the entire country!
Well, Frederik Meijer Gardens is being nationally recognized (again!)!
The park has been ranked the No. 1 "Best Sculpture Park in America" in a USA Today and 10Best readers poll. What a testament to the park's commitment to artistic and horticultural excellence, innovation, and providing an exceptional visitor experience!
The 20 sculpture parks in the running were chosen by a panel of experts and then the top ten ultimately decided by a public vote.
Here's USA Todays praise for Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park,
Spanning 158 acres in Grand Rapids, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park features outdoor gardens and a five-floor, 15,000-square-foot Tropical Conservatory. The permanent sculpture collection features more than 200 works, many of which are displayed across the 30-acre sculpture park.
Another Michigan sculpture park also made the Top Ten!
Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville came in at No. 5 in the ranking.
Here's what USA Today says of Michigan Legacy Art Park,
This 30-acre wooded preserve in northern Michigan features a collection of more than 50 sculptures, as well as rotating exhibits. The park hosts drop-in programs for both adults and kids to encourage connection with art, nature and history