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Outdoor Art

The Arboretum strives to highlight the artwork scattered across our campus in the listing below. If you have more information about any of the pieces listed, or you see a work missing from the list, please email us. 

Nocturn Sculpture Perched gracefully atop a gentle rise to the southwest of the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building stands "Nocturne," a steel sculpture crafted by the late and talented artist, Andrew Dunnill (1967-2016).
ODK Fountain Stretching out across the McKeldin Mall is the ODK Fountain, which has been a part of the University’s outdoor art collection since 1991.
Rycroft Memorial Sculpture

An untitled sculpture stands behind the Architecture Building, given in memory of Herbert E. Rycroft II and sculpted by Raymond Kaskey in 1972. It is known generally on campus as the "Rycroft Memorial Sculpture" or "The Pyramid"

Sundial on McKeldin Mall Sitting in the middle of the large open area on the McKeldin Mall and between the McKeldin Library and Omicron Delta Kappa Fountain is the University of Maryland’s sundial.
Smith School Testudo One of the University of Maryland’s most important features and outdoor art pieces is the statues of the campus mascot, Testudo.
Topiary Testudo Topiary Testudo is a frame topiary created by Tennessee artist Joe Kyte, also known as “Topiary Joe, and lives in the pedestrian plaza east of Benjamin Hall and south of Cole Fieldhouse along Campus Drive
Untitled Maryland artist Eloy Areu's sculpture stands outside of the main doors of the Eppley Recreation Center here on campus.
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