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Burlington County College: Sculpture Garden
Burlington County College,
County Rte. 530,
Pemberton, NJ 08068.
Contact: Leslie Kaufman. (609) 894-9311, ext. 7212.

Since 1988 the college campus sculpture garden has displayed works both by local artists and more recently national artists. The sculpture exhibits are both temporary works selected on an annual basis and permanent works from the college collection.


Clifton Art Center and Sculpture Park
900 Clifton Avenue (Well Road)
Clifton, NJ 07013
Tel: (+ 1) 973 472 5499

The art centre, opened in 2000, is based within the 24.6 acre park of the Clifton Municipal Complex, also home to the sculpture garden. Thirty contemporary sculptures are on display.


Erika and David Boyd Sculpture Garden
Beechwood Place and Broad Avenue
Leonia, NJ, 07605

The Erika and David Boyd Sculpture Garden opened in April 2009, dedicated to the prominent artist and local resident David Boyd [d. 2010] and his wife a talented musician. The sculpture garden is managed by Sculpture for Leonia, a volunteer group that organises a programme of exhibitions around the town of Leonia. The garden hosts a changing display of sculptures by local artists who are selected to showcase their artwork for a wider audience in this attractive outdoor setting.

Open daily, dawn till dusk.


Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Tel: (+ 1) 609 586 0616

The grounds consist of 22 acres of well landscaped rolling hills that were created for the display of sculpture. In addition to the sculpture park is a two story 11,000 square foot gallery for changing exhibitions.
Sharing another portion of the grounds are Johnson Atelier, a functioning large scale brass and iron foundry for the fabrication of fine art, and the International Sculpture Center.

Sculptors with work in the collection include Magdalena Abakanowicz, Bruce Beasley, Anthony Caro, Nancy Graves, William King, J. Seward Johnson, Beverly pepper, Tom Otterness, Joel Shapiro, Ursula Rydingsvard, Manuel Neri, Fletcher Benton and Benbow Bullock. Bullock has two sculptures in the collection, his painted steel triptych "Pillars of Hercules", and "Albedo", a thirty two foot high stainless steel endless column.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am till 6pm. Admission fee applies.


Ironstone Sculpture Garden
218 Commissioners Pike
Woodstown, NJ 08098
Tel: (+ 1) 856 769 4913

This landscaped 5 acre park includes sculptures Mitsuo Kikuchi, Casey Schwarz and Daniel Gantenbein.
Open by appointment only.


Newark Museum: The Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Gardens
49 Washington Street,
Newark NJ
Tel: (+ 1) 973 596 6550

Ten plus sculptures in a formal garden setting include work by Segal, Rosati and David Smith.
Open Wednesday to Friday from 12 till 5pm. On weekends: 10am till 5pm (October to June), 12 till 5pm (July to September). Suggested donations apply.


Princeton University: Campus Sculpture Collection
Princeton, NJ 08544

The wonderful John Putnam Jr collection of sculptures includes works by Henry Moore, Calder Sr and Jr; Pomodoro, D Smith, T Smith and Noguchi. The above web link above is a guide to campus sculptures written by Jennifer Sheppherd (1995).


Puffin Foundation Sculpture Garden
The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.
20 Puffin Way (formerly East Oakdene Ave.)
Teaneck NJ 07666
Tel: (+1) 201.836.3400

In addition to yearly special exhibits, The Puffin Foundation Sculpture Garden hosts a permanent sculpture collection which includes works by national and international artists such as Stanley Marcus, Sarah Haviland, Gil Hawkins and John Turula of America, and Omit Sharma of Rohtak, India.

The Puffin Foundation offers grants and awards to artists and arts organisations often facing exclusion.

The Garden is free and open to all during daylight hours.


William Paterson University: Sculpture on Campus
Ben Shahn Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Tel: (+ 1) 973 720 2654

Situated on over 350 acres of land, 19 pieces of sculpture have been installed on the University campus during a period of around 20 years. The collection was initiated by Director of Ben Shahn Galleries, Dr Nancy Einreinhofer.


Witkin Sculpture Park
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Tel: (+ 1) 609 895 5588

The Witkin Sculpture Park at Rider University hosts a collection of monumental cor-ten steel sculptures by the late modernist artist Isaac Witkin. These works are now on long term loan from the Witkin family, originally installed on the campus as part of an exhibition of Witkin’s works called, "Out of the Crucible: Images Born of Fire and Water", at Rider University Art Gallery in 2005.

Open daily, admission free.




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Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, USA

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