Adirondackˆ Sacandaga River Sculpture Park is a single artist
designed park featuring the work of internationally recognized
sculptor John Van Alstine. The 8 acre parcel is nestled along
the banks of the historic Sacandaga River, in the quaint hamlet
of Wells, NY located in south central section of the Adirondack
State Park. The grounds, once part of a 19th century wood products
mill, are wonderfully landscaped showcasing an ongoing, changing
exhibition of the sculpture of John Van Alstine, whose work is
held in many national collection including of the Hirshhorn Museum
and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.
His work is also currently
on exhibit at many other parks and gardens including the DeCordova
Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Lincoln, Mass., Grounds for Sculpture,
Hamilton, NJ, The Olympic Garden in Beijing, China, Tsinghua University
Sculpture Garden, Beijing, China and the garden at the Gulbenkian
Foundation Collection, Lisbon, Portugal among others.