The Most Beautiful Sculpture Parks and Gardens in the U.S.
These cultural institutions prove that nature and art are best experienced together.
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We tend to think of museums mostly as roofed and walled structures that store and display cultural and historical artifacts. But the truth is that there are plenty of outdoor spaces, too, that not only challenge this definition but prove that sometimes art is best experienced out in nature.
Modernist Marc Chagall once said that “great art starts where nature ends” and this idea that the two are connected, that art is a reflection of nature, only reinforces the idea that artistic expression, in all its infinite forms, belongs outside.
Fortunately, there is no shortage of beautiful places in our country where art aficionados looking to quench their cultural thirst can do so surrounded by lush forests, sunny meadows, panoramic views, and dramatic landscapes.
So keep scrolling for a list of some of the best must-visit outdoor museums and sculpture parks to put on your bucket list.