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Stuart Collection

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University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
+1 858-534-2117
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Wonderful collection of art works

This is an amazing collection of diverse art works that are found around the campus of US San... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Pick up a free map and enjoy the wonders of discovering the talking tree (near the library), the... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
GlobalGypsy_13
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San Diego, California
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Outdoor contemporary sculpture collection at the University of California, San Diego.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“snake path” (3 reviews)
“public art” (2 reviews)
“free parking” (2 reviews)
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University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed March 12, 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
Reviewed January 18, 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
Reviewed September 1, 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
Reviewed July 31, 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
Reviewed April 23, 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.

Thank AldisBrowneIII
Reviewed March 11, 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
Reviewed September 26, 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
Reviewed August 18, 2014

I always suggest that UCSD visitors "do" the Stuart collection because it takes them all over campus. It takes several hours to do it all. Only drawback is the UCSD parking fees, so do it on a weekend.

1  Thank TravelerPaul18
Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stuart Collection in the University of California, San Diego campus has an eclectic collection of public arts sprinkled across the campus. My favorites are Sun God by Niki de Saint Phalle by the Faculty Club, the Snake Path by the central library, the Bear in...More

Thank Charles T
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