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Reading Garden

Photo Credits:  Larry Ferguson © 2010
Finished in 1999

by: Catherine Ferguson
Medium: Bronze, Wood
Dimensions: 108" x 104"
Owner: City of Omaha


Millard Branch Public Library 13214 Westwood Lane
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Sculpture - Abstract 4 piece cluster, patina.

Additional Information

Representative of the earthen effigy mounds left by prehistoric people along the Mississippi River in Iowa before 1300 A.D. Look carefully to pick out 15 shapes of animals that the mounds symbolized. “Reading Garden” was the winner of a 1997 competition sponsored by the Omaha Public Library Board of Trustees and the City of Omaha Public Arts Commission. The outdoor sculpture is designed for story times and musical performances