The story of this glittering jewel box is written in its very walls — a mosaic of bottles and broken dishes, seashells and secrets, inspired by the visionary paintings of a Wilmington artist.
Spinning Wheels at Wilson’s Whirligig Park
In North Carolina’s Coastal Plain, city skylines don’t require tall buildings — just revolving pieces of scrap metal and an otherworldly imagination.
Public Reflections in the Queen City
In the first decade of the 21st century, Charlotte erected a pair of sculptures in two public spaces. The pieces have become symbols of the city itself.
Cast in a New Light at the Rodin Garden
At the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, some of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s bronze figures live in the outdoors, steadfast yet ever-changing.
Down to Earth
A brick sculpture stretches across a downtown block in the rolling hills of Surry County, paying homage to a few of the everyday people who built America’s favorite small town.
The Fabric of Our Lives in Greensboro
A 90-foot-long, multicolored sculptural net flutters above LeBauer Park, bringing a powerful sense of community to this multicultural downtown equally known for its history of civil rights advances and textile manufacturing.
Herds of steel horses and other beasts — with tails, manes, trunks, and humps of silver and rust — have overtaken the sidewalks and vacant lots in Greenville.
A towering, whimsical Venus flytrap may seem out of place in a military community, but this sculpture has found a home among soldiers putting down roots in the Sandhills.
11 Spots to See Incredible Outdoor Art
Shake up your spring strolls by seeking out a masterpiece.