Columbus, Ohio: Topiary French People

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Topiary Park - Old Deaf School Park

Address:
480 East Town St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
4 blks S of Broad St./Rt. 40, 1 blk W of I-71. 480 East Town St. and Washington Ave. in Old Deaf School Park.
Hours:
Park 7-11, best bloom Apr-Nov. Gift shop: Apr-Nov Tu, Th 11-3, Sa 11-4, Su 12-4. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
614-645-0197
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Topiary Painting.

Topiary French People

Shrubs are regularly pruned to retain the shape of characters inspired by a painting by French Impressionist Georges Seurat. The effect is best from April through November.

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A Sunday on La Grande Jatte.

Seurat Painting Topiary Recreation

A life-size recreation of Georges Seurat's painting, "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte," is made from topiary plants. It includes a bronze recreation of the painting for reference, and a designated observation area that allows viewers to capture the proper vantage point.

[David Riep, 07/22/2021]

Topiary French People.

Topiary French People

This is so much fun! Great immersive art in a lovely park.

[Jennifer Kefer, 07/03/2021]

Topiary Park.

Topiary Park

The Topiary Park is worth a stop. My kids actually loved it!

[Sarah Lalik, 04/05/2021]

The park, created in 1989, is a living, constantly pruned and maintained shrubbery version of French artist Georges Seurat's 1886 impressionist painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." Visitors can contemplate its 54 human figures, eight boats, three dogs, a cat, and a monkey.

Topiary Park - Topiary French People

Overall a beautiful park with a pond and ducks. Some of the topiary sculptures are a little bare and in need of some attention, but overall it was a nice stop. The homeless bench sleepers (and there were a few) didn't seem to deter the families/couples that were there enjoying the day.

[Melissa, 07/29/2015]

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