Earth Angel - Museum of Whimsy - Sarasota, Florida, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 27° 21.345 W 082° 32.875
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Quick Description: A figurative artwork known as 'Earth Angel' a whimsical mix of sculpture & neon. Displayed in the Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy, Located alongside the Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2014 4:13:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMMZVE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
The Museum of Art and Whimsy - A fun place to visit & its free. Located at 2121 N Tamiami Trail. You cant miss it as you drive North on the Trail, the 10 feet tall, 1600 pound, day glow Pink Flamingos, are your clue, to its location.

The detailed sculpture of a street performer is transformed into an Angel by Neon Wings, & Halo. The 2005 work of Jack Dowd, is sculpted in resin, acrylic paint, & neon.

"The Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy, is a new and unique Museum dedicated to the creative human spirit and raising the importance of Whimsical Art. We represent mostly living female and male artists equally. Our exhibit is a collection of light-hearted paintings, sculpture and stained glass. The outdoor Gardens feature grand pink flamingos, a spinning ballerina and a stainless steel rocket ship. They’re nestled within a canopied historic oak grove with cascading orchids and indigenous tropical plants. Being here will inspire your creativity and touch your heart!" Text source: (visit link)

Days and Hours of Operation:
Open October 30, 2014 - May 30, 2015.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 1 PM - 4 PM
Free Parking & Admission, but donations are welcome.
Business Name: Museum of Art & Whimsy - Sarasota.

Business Type: Other

Physical Address:
Museum of Art & Whimsy.
2121 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234

Web Address: [Web Link]

Condition of Neon Sign: Fully Working Order: Best viewed at night in its full glory!

Visit Instructions:
Please upload a day & night photo of the sign if possible and tell us about its current condition. Is the neon working? How is the paint wearing?
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