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WELCOME TO THE ROSEMARY BEACH SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

 

What

An exhibition of 12 outdoor sculptures in various greens, parks and gardens located throughout the town of Rosemary Beach, FL. Free and open to the public.

 

When

May 26 – October 7, 2017

 

Exhibition Brochure and Catalog

Pick up a brochure and Catalogue of the Exhibition with Site Map at the Rosemary Beach Post Office, the Rosemary Beach Town Office or from many of the town merchants.

 

Self-Guided Audio Tour

Download the free ‘Otocast’ smartphone app for an audio tour of the exhibition featuring most of the artists themselves. Once you download and open the app, find Rosemary Beach, FL where you can select the sculptures you want to learn more about. App is available from the Apple Store or Google play.

 

Follow us on Facebook/rosemarybeachsculpture and Instagram @rosemarybeachsculpture2017

 

Join in the Fun

Tag photos of a sculpture in Rosemary Beach with #rosemarybeachsculpture for a chance to win a $100 gift card from Rosemary Beach® Trading Company. One entry per post on Facebook and Instagram.

Vote for your favorite sculpture in our People’s Choice Award Contest.

 

Description

Named for the wild rosemary that grew in abundance on the property when it was founded, Rosemary Beach was established in 1995 beside the white sand and sparkling water of the Gulf of Mexico in Northwest Florida. This quintessential New Urbanism town comprises 107 acres and 2500 feet of beach along scenic highway 30A.

In keeping with the tenets of New Urbanism, Rosemary Beach was designed to be walkable, with pedestrian boardwalks and footpaths that meander throughout and to the vibrant town center with restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, bookstore, day spa, design services and other businesses.

 

A Stage for Public Art

Greens, pocket gardens and squares shape the town and set the stage for outdoor sculpture and public art to become a part of the town’s design. Against this backdrop, we are pleased to debut our first sculpture exhibition. The purpose of this event is to enhance the quality and excellence of Rosemary Beach through complementing its architectural heritage and natural beauty with outdoor sculpture.

 

The Artists

Late last year, experienced sculptors were invited to submit work for consideration and 11 pieces were selected for inclusion. The featured artists have extensive resumes and together their work is included in numerous public, corporate, private and museum collections both here in the states as well as abroad. We are excited to be able to offer works of such high caliber.

In addition to sculptures by our featured artists, the exhibition also includes Colors of My Mind by the late George Rodrigue, whose depiction of a blue dog dominates his art and is widely recognized. This sculpture is being provided by special arrangement with the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts that was formed by Mr. Rodrigue and continues to support a variety of art educational programs.

 
 

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