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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
+1 561-832-5328
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This picture is the highlight of the gardens.

Slightly interesting memorial of a fairly mediocre artist who most likely was coddled benefitting... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Don B
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cincinnati
Art, nature, sunshine = nice excursion

The weather was great to visit this home containing a photographic art exhibit, then walking the... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Jean M
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Hillsboro, Illinois
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The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) operating foundation established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). The organization is devoted to exhibiting works of other artists, preserving the founder’s studio, historic home and displaying her monumental sculptures in a secluded urban preserve where a notable collection of rare palms is continually being developed.
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“el cid” (4 reviews)
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253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Slightly interesting memorial of a fairly mediocre artist who most likely was coddled benefitting from the wealth of others.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The weather was great to visit this home containing a photographic art exhibit, then walking the sculpture garden of Ann Norton. Included on the grounds is her studio, where you can see how she created some of the sculptures. Very interesting with lots of plants...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been members at ANSG for 10 years. Their special exhibits are varied, always interesting and beautifully displayed. The garden and the monumental sculptures provide a tranquil escape from the downtown scene. My favorite spot is Ann Norton's studio. There is something magical about...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a place unlike any other. A sculpture garden, with new exhibits as artists create. The main sculptures are far more than interesting. Odd shaped human figures, monoliths, and while I visited, there was a bug exhibit, with sculpted bugs as big as cars...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

If you are into nature or sculptures this gem of a place is the way to go! Enjoyed learning of Ann Norton, seeing her beautiful home, amazing gardens, her studio and ohhhh those amazing sculptures. So glad we gave it a try.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I love these gardens and house. I was privileged years ago to design a Red Cross House here in the main house. The studio is outstanding and plan to leave lots of time to wander throughout the gardens and appreciate the views on the intercostal...More

2  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place but you struggle to spend more than an hour there. I liked the statues but how historic is anything that's decades old rather than centuries old? I guess that's a US thing?

3  Thank barcaranger
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Having lived in the area for 23+ years, I thought it was time to visit this interesting home, garden, and artist's studio, located along the Intracoastal Waterway in the El Cid neighborhood. And, my sister was visiting so this was my birthday present to her!...More

1  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a lovely museum where you get to roam the grounds and see the sculpture. Plus, it's right by El Cid, so lovely homes all around the area if you're done with the gardens but want to keep walking around.

Thank lajavaguy
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Go when the Christmas Tree show is current, the trees they decorate are fantastic. The garden is something that can be done in about 30 minutes and is nice to see how there is a little bit of West Palm that is not destroyed or...More

2  Thank ExplorezPJ
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Fransheska T
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It is not a big place... depending on your pace it could be seen in a period of 30 minutes to an hour.
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Response from dunsienda | Reviewed this property |
Agree that everyone will experience differently. The costs of maintaining the house and gardens must be significant. (See mission below.) Considering that in the tri-state area a senior discount ticket to see a movie is... More
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