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New Orleans: Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden

CafeDuMondeCupby L. Davis

 

Did I explain?  Hubby doesn’t like to be on social media, so I have put the New Orleans blogs by L. Davis

 

And on with the tour:

Our second stop of the tour was at the New Orleans Art and Sculpture Gardens. We departed our bus at the gift shop and café to begin our tour. This was a delightful place.  There are not as many photos as I wanted, but you’ll get the idea.

 

As you enter the Gardens, a pathway leads past giant live oak trees to waterways and a lagoon filled with aquatic life, fish, and turtles. The water provides a serene onset to the journey. Continuing along the trail, you pass sculptures that stir the imagination such as a giant spider, a seated character, a grazing thoroughbred, and a ladder to nowhere. Overall the garden is a unique experience that displays the creative talents of artistic minds for everyone to see.

 

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Statue of a horse, man, stariway to nowhere, and human totem

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And, of course, we stopped for a cup of coffee at Cafe DuMonde – rich, extra dark coffee.

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Marilyn Baron - August 15, 2014 - 5:51 am

This is a strange, but interesting place. When I first saw what you said was a horse, it looked line a giant spider. I’m glad you had fun. I remember going to a park like that in Italy that had weird sculptures. I think it was called Parco di Mostro, which I think translates as Park of Monsters.

Maxine Davis - August 15, 2014 - 8:37 am

Hi Marilyn, O-o-oo, I’d love to go to that park in Italy! I wish there had been more pictures from here, but … Thanks for commenting.

Piper - August 15, 2014 - 10:41 am

Thank you for the deets on your trip to NOLA, Maxine. I would have had some of these experiences had not the monsoon come when I was there! One day….:)

Sia Huff - August 15, 2014 - 12:31 pm

Interesting sculptures. I’d like to go and get the full effect. Had no idea the garden was there, so thanks. And Café Du Monde, someday hope to get there. Thanks for sharing.

Maxine Davis - August 15, 2014 - 3:46 pm

Hi Piper, I am so sorry! i bet that put a stop in many activities. I do hope you get to go back soon. So much to see and do. Thankyou for commenting.

Maxine Davis - August 15, 2014 - 3:48 pm

Hi Sia, The pictures for this did not do it justice,a ccording to hubby. I think I would have enjoyed seeing it, especially the ladder to nowhere. It was a free-standing ladder and window. Next week is a great stop. Thank you for stopping.

Connie Gillam - August 15, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Maxine-

Interesting sites. Although I’ve been to N.O. many times, the next time I visit I’m going on a tour. I’m sure I’ll see things I’ve never seen before.

sandra Elzie - August 15, 2014 - 11:12 pm

Hi Maxine,
Love the pictures. I didn’t go to this museum when we were down that way. Looks interesting and fun. Thanks for sharing.

Maxine Davis - August 16, 2014 - 8:12 pm

Connie, The next time, I’m going on a tour too, lol – even if hubby went on it before. It sounded like so much fun, especially next week’s stop. Thank you for commenting.

Maxine Davis - August 16, 2014 - 8:13 pm

Sandra, I want to go to that museum next time we are in NOLA. He made it sound fun. Thanks for stopping by.

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