Sculpture garden

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Cuboid with atrium by Klaus Müller-Klug in the Damnatz sculpture garden

A sculpture garden or sculpture park is a umfriedetes piece of landscape architecture , a park that is embedded in a garden landscape more or less voluminous sculptures as art - installations serving to Hike and viewing. In contrast to the sculpture trail (also known as the art hiking trail ), these are mostly run by an institution and an entrance fee is often required.

Sculpture gardens in Germany





  • Uckermark sculpture garden in Groß Fredenwalde
  • The "Garden Art Sculpture" in Betzin / Fehrbellin shows sculptures by the sculptors Michael Hischer and Marina Schreiber on approx. 4000 m² . Numerous kinetic sculptures, wind objects and colored polyester works can be seen there. The studios of the two artists are also located there.




  • Sculpture garden of the Städel in Frankfurt am Main
  • Sculpture park in Massenheim (Bad Vilbel)
  • Sculpture garden in Darmstadt . It was founded in 2003 by the artist couple Elisabeth and Joachim Kuhlmann and has been open to visitors since 2009. The 4000 m² park-like area, Auf der Ludwigshöhe 202, is both a place of work and an exhibition for the visual arts.
  • Sculptures in the spa gardens of Bad König, 14 sandstone works by 6 sculptors stand on the spacious grounds.
  • Siegfried Fietz's sculpture park in Allendorf (Greifenstein) , free entry, changing sculptures on 20,000 m².
  • Sculptures in the Park is an open-air exhibition of sculptures that takes place every August in the city of Mörfelden-Walldorf (Groß-Gerau district).

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • Katzow Sculpture Park : 18 hectare meadow area with more than 80 sculptures by artists from 23 countries in Katzow
  • Passentin sculpture garden : 2800 m² natural garden with approx. 30 sculptures

Lower Saxony

North Rhine-Westphalia

Sculpture To the Knee in the Sculpture Park Waldfrieden against the backdrop of Wuppertal






Sculpture gardens in Austria

Figures by Jonathan Borofsky in the Sculpture Park Artpark , Linz, 2009
Upper Austria

Sculpture gardens in Switzerland

Sculpture gardens in other states



Burkina Faso



Great Britain




Asago Art Village in Asago , Hyogo









United States


  • Eyres, Patrick a. Fiona Russell (Ed.): Sculpture and the Garden. Aldershot (Ashgate) 2006
  • Hamann, Cordula: Art Garden Art. Munich (DVA) 2015
  • Moyer, Twylene / Glenn Harper: Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks. Washington (University of. W. Press) 2008
  • Probst, Maximilian: Art in the Park: Green Places of Reconciliation . In: The time . No. 18, April 25, 2013
  • Varas, Valeria et al. Raul Rispa (ed.): Sculpture Parks in Europe. An art and landscape guide. Basel (Birkhäuser) 2017

Web links

Commons : Sculpture Gardens  - collection of images, videos and audio files


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  2. Website of the Sculpture Park Berlin_Zentrum
  3. ^ Sculpture garden "Garden Art Sculpture" , website of the sculpture garden, accessed on May 31, 2016
  4. ^ Culture in Bad Vilbel: Massenheimer Auenkunst: Exhibition in the park of the Erlenbachaue from the end of August 2012 to August 2013
  5. ^ Website of the Darmstadt sculpture garden
  6. Through Hell's Gate to Paradise in Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung on August 30, 2015, page R7
  8. Gernot Huber : Art between pines and cacti. The kinetic and sculpture parks of the Gernot Huber Foundation in Germany and Tenerife. Edition Braus, Heidelberg 2001, ISBN 3-89904-000-7
  9. Sculpture Park Ramelsloh on the website of the Gernot Huber Foundation
  10. ^ Website of the Sculpture Garden Funnix
  11. ^ City of Mutzschen: European Art Symposium 2006: Mutzschen Sculpture Park ( Memento from February 17, 2012 in the Internet Archive )
  12. ^ Bible garden in St. John's Monastery
  13. Kunstverein Saalfeld e. V .: Kunstufer
  14. ^ Website of the Bruno Weber Sculpture Park
  15. Enea Tree Museum. In: Herbert Pachmann, Singen, accessed on February 11, 2020 .
  16. Grutas Park and Druskininkai
  17. Homepage of the park
  18. Georges Hausemeier: Greetings from Father Stalin: The history park of Grutas in Lithuania , in: FAZ February 25, 2010
  19. : Sculpture Park - Sa Bassa Blanca Museum | Yannick and Ben Jakober Foundation . ( [accessed April 21, 2018]).