Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Houston

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The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden is a sculpture garden located at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH) in Houston, Texas, United States. The garden consists of 25 works of the MFAH, including sculptures by Henri Matisse, Alexander Calder, David Smith, Frank Stella, and Louise Bourgeois. There are also sculptures created specifically for the site, including Ellsworth Kelly's Houston Triptych and Tony Cragg's New Forms. The garden also features works by local Texas artists, including Joseph Havel's Exhaling Pearls, Jim Love's Can Johnny Come Out and Play?, and Linda Ridgway's The Dance.
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  • This is a wonderful sculpture garden owned and maintained by the MFAH who's buildings are nearby. The garden has a nice mix of art, some modern and some of a more classical style. There are chairs...  more »
  • A fabulous garden with outstanding sculpture- Rodin, Matisse, etc. The grounds are beautiful with lovely trees, even in December. It’s located only one block from the Fine ARts Museum! It’s well...  more »
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  • Absolutely awesome. A gem in Midtown Houston. Take the kids, take the hubby, take the wife. Reminds me of the Chicago bean. Lovely.
  • Another fine FREE Oasis in Houston. Shade, tables & chairs, about a dozen large sculptures. Paid Parking minor challenge. Near CAM (Contemporary Art Museum) & Jung (as in Carl) Center. Sometimes small exhibits, functions, & bookstore. Steps to Art Museum, "MFAH," city view STEPS to outside observation level (mesa).

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