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Museum of Whimsy - Sculpture Garden - Sarasota, Florida, USA.[
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 27° 21.375 W 082° 32.880
17R E 346890 N 3026844
Quick Description: A whimsical silhouette sculpture of a Top Hat wearing, giant Pink Flamingo, denotes the entrance to the Sculpture Garden & Car Park of the Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy - A free visit to this new Sarasota Museum should tickle you Pink.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2014 8:16:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMMZZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Museum of Art and Whimsy - A fun place to visit & its free. Located on the Tamiami Trail. You cant miss it as you drive North on the Trail, the 10 feet tall, 1600 pound, Pink day-glow Flamingos, & the lime green, Giant Sea Horse, are your clue, to your destination.

A Sculpture Garden in a Car Park or is it a Car Park in a Sculpture Garden. there are more sculptures than cars. A wide variety of Art styles are featured including, abstract, cartoon, figurative, silhouette, weldment & bottle sculptures, all with one common link, 'Whimsy'

"The Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy, is a new and unique Museum dedicated to the creative human spirit and raising the importance of Whimsical Art. We represent mostly living female and male artists equally. Our exhibit is a collection of light-hearted paintings, sculpture and stained glass. The outdoor Gardens feature grand pink flamingos, a spinning ballerina and a stainless steel rocket ship. They’re nestled within a canopied historic oak grove with cascading orchids and indigenous tropical plants. Being here will inspire your creativity and touch your heart!" Text source: (visit link)

Days and Hours of Operation:
Open October 30, 2014 - May 30, 2015.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 1 PM - 4 PM
Free Parking & Admission,
(donations are always welcome)

Address: Museum of Art & Whimsy.
2121 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota,FL 34234
Garden Name: Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy - Car Park & Sculpture Garden.

Owner/Commissioner of Garden: Founder and Curator, Marietta Lee.

Location: Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy - Car Park.

2229 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota,FL 34234 USA.

Hours: 1 PM - 4 PM

Fees?: no

Garden Website: [Web Link]


Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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