Grand Rapids, Michigan: Scrap Metal Marching Band

In the sculpture garden near the towering Da Vinci horse stands this marching band constructed from scrap metal by sculptor Stuart Padnos.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Par

Address:
1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Directions:
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. North of I-96 on East Beltline, between Bradford and Leonard Sts. The band is in the parking lot and does not require admission.
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Scrap Metal Marching Band

The Gardens are currently undergoing a lot of construction. We circled all of the parking lots and could not find this attraction. It may have been in an inaccessible spot blocked off by the construction, or it may have been moved.

[Patricia, 08/22/2018]

The Marching Band is one of the Gardens' most popular artworks, so it's definitely somewhere on the property.

Junk metal marching band.

Scrap Metal Marching Band

A Marching Band sculpture is exhibited close to the Da Vinci horse at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.

[Mwinger, 06/21/2011]

The scrap metal Michigan Marching Band is the work of sculptor Stuart Padnos. Padnos created a second marching band for Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Leonardo da Vinci's Giant HorseLeonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse, Grand Rapids, MI - < 1 mi.
Big AppleBig Apple, Grand Rapids, MI - 3 mi.
Tiny President FordTiny President Ford, East Grand Rapids, MI - 2 mi.
In the region:
Fish Heads in the Park, Newaygo, MI - 32 mi.

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