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Stuart Collection

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-534-2117
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Nothing like it in the world

As a La Jolla resident, I've been very lucky to watch this outdoor sculpture installation grow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nancyrm2014
Campus Offers Unusual Public Art

Nineteen commissioned sculptures, with more to come, have been erected throughout the UC San Diego... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Rumples
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Outdoor contemporary sculpture collection at the University of California, San Diego.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a La Jolla resident, I've been very lucky to watch this outdoor sculpture installation grow throughout the years. It's just breathtaking. The pieces are placed at various locations throughout the campus, and great care has been taken the sculpture fits its special place. I...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Nineteen commissioned sculptures, with more to come, have been erected throughout the UC San Diego campus. Some works have been integrated with university buildings, so the collection is far more than the typical sculpture garden. Unfortunately, we lost much time attempting unsuccessfully to find a...More

2  Thank Rumples
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is an amazing collection of diverse art works that are found around the campus of US San Diego. It's helpful to have a map to find them all!

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Pick up a free map and enjoy the wonders of discovering the talking tree (near the library), the controversial water fountain located near the President's office, the giant rock bear, the tilted house, or other public art. It's spread all over the UCSD campus and...More

1  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are into college campuses and especially art, this is a must see. The quantity and variety of art is simply breathtaking.

1  Thank marjories614
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Pros - It’s free. It can be done at any time of the day (if you are up early and other attractions are not open, you can check this out). Includes exercise (walk around campus). Some of the art is very interesting! Cons - The...More

1  Thank Diane W
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We all though that is incredible art located at the top of engineering department building in UCSD. The Fallen Start is open to public from Tuesday to Thursday, and you need to pay the parking fee during your visit if you plan to come during...More

Thank Syiu19964
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

The Stuart collection has installed a world-class collection of public art throughout the UCSD campus. From Robert Irwin to Alexis Smith, the collection is not to be missed. Check to see what days Do Ho Suh's Fallen Star is open to the public.

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Reviewed 12 March 2015

UCSD campus is a beautiful campus, and having a reason to meander through all the various areas of the campus makes it so much more fun! Stuart Collection is a fun and eclectic collection of 18 internationally renown sculptures, some easy to find while others...More

Thank SaskNan
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Reviewed 27 September 2014

Some beautiful and unusual works of art, but not easy to find. I started with a campus map from the information center, which did not show any of the individual pieces. Then got a map from the Stuart collection website, which showed the approximate locations...More

2  Thank SPTrav
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