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Located near The Clarice on the Northwest Corner Presidential Drive is the Blues Bird. The Blues Bird is symbolic in that it is the Prince Georges County (PG) bird, which is why it was originally used by artists to make new work of art and to help bring more visitors to PG county.
Bradford, a metal sculpture in front of the Chemistry Building was created by Lila Katzen and given to the University by George Snow, professor of physics from 1958 to 1992, and his wife Lila.
On the northwest side of Tawes Hall, a small garden area provides a quiet to place to study, read, meet, or just enjoy the changing seasons. This is the Armajani Sculpture & Garden.
Conversation I, a sculpture at The Clarice, was installed and dedicated in 2018.
Diversity in Unity is a bronze sculpture by Chinese artist Han Meilin and is the centerpiece of the Peace & Friendship Garden on the western edge of campus.
The solitary bee wall, an art installation titled Dwelling: Paint Branch Creek, and its adjoining pollinator garden allows the University of Maryland community to learn more about bees.
Family Reunion, part of the Prince George's County "Birds-I-View" promotion, sponsored by the Prince George's Arts Council, sit outside the Center for Young Children on north campus.
Dedicated in 2015, this garden prominently honors one of Maryland’s greatest native sons, Frederick Douglass, on Hornbake Plaza.
This garden features a bronze statue of Kermit the Frog perched on a red granite bench with creator and Maryland alumnus Jim Henson.
Nocturn, a steel scultpure by late artist Andre Dunnell, sits atop a small rise to the southwest of the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building.
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