- The Contemporary Museum of Honolulu: Sculpture Garden
- Honolulu Academy of Arts
- Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens: Sculpture Collection
The only museum in Hawaii dedicated to contemporary art, this wonderful museum is based at the former Cooke-Spalding residence. The outdoor sculpture collection is housed in the estate’s rolling lawns and includes works by George Rickey, Viola Frey, Charles Arnoldi and Saturo Abe.
The garden is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am till 4pm, and on Sunday from 12 till 4pm.
Honolulu Academy of Arts
900 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
Tel: (+ 1) 808 532 8700
The Academy, founded in 1927 by Anna Rice Cooke, houses a vast collection comprising historic, traditional and contemporary paintings and sculptures from around the globe. The outdoor collection includes work by David Smith and Isamu Noguchi.
The academy is open from Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4:30pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. Admission is charged.
Garden founders Joyce and Ed Doty retired to Kaua`i from their ranch in Northern California in 1982. What was begun as a landscape project in their front yard has grown to 240 acres that have been developed into a myriad of diverse gardens, complete with one of the largest collections of bronze sculpture in the United States. In 1999 the Doty's created a Not-for-Profit Foundation, to which they donated the entire gardens. At that time Na `Āina Kai was opened to the public for tours and events. The Foundation's mission supports and promotes tropical horticulture, agriculture and forestry, in addition to a constantly evolving garden and art experience for Kaua`i's residents and visitors.
Guided tours only, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For reservations call 808 828 0525 or email email@example.com.
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