UCD Sculpture Trail - UCD Digital Library

UCD Sculpture Trail 

Abstract: The UCD Sculpture Trail comprises public works of art that are an integral part of the urban fabric of the university, enriching the sense of place and the physical beauty of the natural environment. Varying in style and material, the collection is representative of national and nternationally renowned artists including John Burke, Jason Ellis, Thomas Glendon, James Hogan, Kevin O'Dwyer, Bob Quinn and Giorgio Zennaro.

Date created:
Type of Resource
three dimensional object
Physical description
28 sculptures (image/tiff)
Sculptures created between 1846 and 2009.
How to get there:
All objects are on the UCD Belfield campus, located on a 132 hectare site, 4km south of Dublin city centre. The campus is easily accessible via public transport, with services operated by Dublin Bus (routes 3, 10, 11B, and the 17; numbers 3, 10 and 11B can be boarded at O'Connell Street). Bus Éireann also operates two free daily shuttle services from UCD, Belfield Campus to Busáras (Central Bus Station, Dublin). These services operate daily to Busáras during the college term and are available for holders of valid Bus Éireann tickets only.
The Belfield campus is accessible by automobile from the main entrance (N11 - Stillorgan Road); for further details and information on "pay and display" parking areas see http://www.ucd.ie/building/code/traffic.htm.
The UCD Sculpture Trail was devised, compiled and edited by Ms. Ruth Ferguson, Curator, UCD Newman House and Dr. Paula Murphy, UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy.
Descriptive text by Ruth Ferguson and Paula Murphy, UCD; research by Myles Campbell and Claire Lowney, Class of 2008, UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy.
A printable brochure in PDF format is available from the UCD web site.
Arrangement of the Collection
The tour is organised by building and/or place name.
University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland--ie

Record source
Metadata creation date: 2010-09 — Prepared by UCD Library staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin. Descriptive text derived from the "UCD Sculpture Trail" brochure (authored by Ruth Ferguson and Paula Murphy); photographic images by Vincent Hoban, UCD Digital Media Services.
Metadata creation date: 2010-08-21 — Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin.

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