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Grounds for Sculpture

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We visited Grounds for Sculpture today, and what a beautiful day for it! Unlike our first time there it was not ninety million degrees. Instead it was a balmy 80 or so with gorgeous blue skies as a backdrop for the amazing outdoor art. This time we saw the other half of the grounds that we had not seen before. Like last time I just loved all the Seward Johnson sculptures-recreations of paintings either life size or larger.  We all had fun posing with his version of Matisse’s Dance.

This was my favorite of the day. I love the actual hill, flowers (fake, but it took me a while to realize it-my clue? It’s not the right time of year for poppies) and metal all combining to make this beautiful image.:

We all liked posing in the various tableaux:

I was very taken with this guy:

The use of landscape design/art is amazing.

And of course it’s a great place to play around with pictures, cameras, and photo-ops. A lovely day-our last big special outing before we begin the whirlwind of five days a week of school (for the very first time!)


About Sarah

I'm a librarian living with my lovely family in a gorgeous spot of New Jersey, where we raise chickens and love the outdoors. I try to find enough time to indulge all my hobbies-cooking, photography, gardening, sewing, and I write about it all on my book blog & personal blog.

3 responses »

  1. What a neat place! And you got some really great pics of the kids, too. Huzzah!

  2. Fabulous pictures! It looks like you had such a great time!! (And I’m so glad the weather cooperated!)

  3. Thanks everyone!


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