Nestled within our botanical collections you’ll find these permanent installations. Click on each to learn more.

Bell at Newman Overlook

When struck, this beloved iron bell rings out across the F.R. Newman Arboretum.

Sculpture Garden

These abstract, ten-ton concrete sculptures were created in the 1960s by Cornell undergraduate architecture students.

Goldsworthy Holocaust Memorial

The Garden of Stones symbolize the tenacity of life, honoring those who died in the Holocaust and those who survived.

Lightwave Bench

Created by two Cornell graduates, "Lightwave" is a sculptural bench located near the ponds in the F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Hyperbolic Paraboloid

This sculpture was built in 1966 by 14 Cornell students in a course for engineering and architecture students.

Double Allium

The towering “Double Allium” sculpture stands 12 feet tall and sits along the walkway to the Nevin Welcome Center.

“A Dança Da Natureza” (The Dance of Nature)

The two-story mural “A Dança Da Natureza” enlivens an exterior wall of the Nevin Welcome Center.

Yarb Woman

This sculpture represents women who are knowledgeable about herbs and their uses, particularly those with medicinal properties.

Catalpa wind chime

Rather than being entirely removed, a declining Catalpa tree was adapted to host a wind chime suspended within a window in its trunk.

Keeping Time with Changing Seasons

A kinetic installation of hanging sculptures located in the Nevin Welcome Center.