Annmarie Sculpture Garden – Solomons, MD

Annmarie Sculpture Garden is located at 13470 Dowell Road in Solomons, Maryland. Solomons is located in southern Maryland, south of Prince Frederick, along Route 4 in Calvert County.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Entrance
Annmarie Sculpture Garden – Entrance

The garden has specific hours, so be sure to check their website before visiting. Donations are accepted inside the main exhibit building, and at the Welcome Booth near the entrance to the outdoor exhibits and children’s garden. A donation of $5 per person is suggested.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Donation House
Welcome Booth

Fairly Lolly

Most of the exhibits and the children’s’ garden, Fairy Lolly, are under the shade of tall trees. The floor of Fairy Lolly is a carpet of pine needles, but it’s compacted enough to push jogging strollers on it.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Fairy Lolly Garden
Annmarie Sculpture Garden – Fairy Lolly Garden

Colorful elements for children’s play is available in the Fairy Lolly. Painted stepping logs sprinkled throughout the pine trees are fun for skipping and jumping.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Carriage
Annmarie Sculpture Garden – Carriage

The Fairy Lolly features many whimsical structures, like a carriage with blue unicorns. There’s also one of the favorites, a dirt / stone / mud kitchen with its own menu posted for orders.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Mud Kitchen
Lolly Joe’s – Mud Kitchen

After playing in the Fairy Lolly, there’s a short, paved walking path around the outside art sculptures. The sculpture garden path includes the Demas Family Discovery Garden and the Tree-mendous trail.

The Sculpture Garden

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Discovery House
Demas Family Discovery House

In this area, about halfway through the paved trail, there’s a water fountain and colorful rocking chairs to relax by the creek.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden Rainbow Chairs
Rainbow Chairs

After viewing the art work, there more art and children’s activities inside the John Dennis Murray Arts Building. This building is beside the main parking lot.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Main Building
Ars Building

The building contains more exhibits and works of art. It is a two-story building with an elevator available to get to the second floor. In the back corners of the first floor contain the artLAB and Nature Nook.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - Nature Nook
Nature Nook

The Nature Nook has several critters for kids to observe. There’s also a magnification station to examine the natural world.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden - artLAB

Another fun area inside the building is the artLAB. The artLAB encourages creative reuse of materials for creating works of art. This area isn’t just for kids. Adults can take part in projects in this lab, too!

Looking for more to do near Annmarie Sculpture Garden in Southern Maryland?

Check out Point Lookout State Park and Flag Ponds Nature Center.

Point Lookout State Park View
Point Lookout State Park
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