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Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Sing The River Sculpture

Large chrome orb artwork "sings" with different audible tones depending on the water level of the adjacent Mississippi.

Address:
299 River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA
Directions:
On the west side of US-190 BUS/River Rd at its intersection with Florida St.
Hours:
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sing The River Sculpture.

Sing The River Sculpture

The sculpture is a stainless steel sphere overtopped by curved stainless steel wings. It is located on the Mississippi River levee in downtown Baton Rouge. The sculpture is lighted so it is visible at night, and the sculpture is connected to sensors which detect the Mississippi River's water level. Changing water levels detected by the sensors make the sculpture give off different tones, hence the sculpture's name: "Sing The River."

[Jonathan Bradley, 05/27/2024]

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