John and Joyce Caddell Sculpture Garden

NOTICE: Garden Fun

Due to today’s weather forecast, there will be no games or activities in the Sculpture Garden (April 3).

Karen LaMonte (American, born 1967), Reclining Nocturne 3, 2016, rusted iron, Loan courtesy of Karen LaMonte

Overview

Designed with the flexibility to accommodate changing sculptural installations, the John and Joyce Caddell Sculpture Garden provides an innovative venue for experiencing art in a dynamic natural landscape. Transformed by season, time of day, and even weather, the Garden is a place where the community can gather and participate in an outdoor gallery space, a site for open-air educational programs, a unique venue for special events, or even just an inspiring space for quiet reflection on aspects of creativity revealed by art in its relationship to natural beauty.

Since its opening in the fall of 2018, the Caddell Sculpture Garden has been a source of joy, wonder and festivity as well as a calm respite from a busy world, where visitors can relax and recharge.  There is something in the Garden for everyone.

Permanent Installations

Temporary Installations

Garden Fun

This spring, families can enjoy outdoor games and art activities in the Garden. Beginning Saturday, March 27, and continuing each Thursday through Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM until May 30, 2021, visitors can play with giant lego blocks, connect four, and cornhole on the lawn, read children’s art books under the trees, play make-believe with our puppet stage, and create colorful patterns with our weaving wall. Families will also be able to take part in art activities in our outdoor education courtyard.

For Your Safety

  • All Museum visitors over the age of five are required to wear a mask or face covering during their visit.
  • Social distancing is encouraged and indicated by signage throughout the Garden. In outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible, face masks are required. 
  • Upon entering and exiting the Education Courtyard, visitors must sanitize their hands.
  • The number of visitors allowed in the Education Courtyard at any one time will be limited.
  • Following CDC and ADPH guidelines, we have increased the frequency that we clean and disinfect high-touch areas. All art making materials will be sanitized between parties.

Weather

If the weather forecast indicates temperatures below 60° or above 90° for a majority of the day and/or a 50% chance or greater of rain, all activities and games will be canceled. The Museum will make a weather call at 8:30 AM each day.

Visit

Admission

There is no charge for admission to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts or the Caddell Sculpture Garden. Ample free parking is available.

Garden Hours

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday, Noon to 5 PM

Last entry at 4:45 PM

Amenities

  • Garden furniture located under the bosque canopy—the ideal place to relax or enjoy a picnic.*
  • Public WiFi signal—great for casual web browsing or getting a little work done remotely.

* Please note, food is not currently available for purchase, please pack your own picnic—and leave the beer, wine, and liquor at home.

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