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UCLA Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

Sculpture Garden, Garden, and College Quad
Westwood, Los Angeles
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    "UC Regents"(2 Tips)
    Jessi R.
    "Lovely place to study....beautiful scenery and a quiet atmosphere"(3 Tips)
     Deon P.
    "Scenic quite place to stay to think over problems"(2 Tips)
    Chelsea M.
    "Great place to relax and enjoy some art!"(5 Tips)
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  • Alberto J S M.
    Alberto J S Moreau DAugust 11, 2015
    Nice place to walk and relax, loved some sculptures
  • MisterEastlake
    MisterEastlakeMarch 6, 2015
    Murphy also convinced regents of the University of CA to purchase & maintain a cyclotron for the school, and founded the Jules Stein Eye Institute and a museum now known as the Fowler Museum at UCLA
  • MisterEastlake
    MisterEastlakeMarch 6, 2015
    Murphy worked to establish UCLA as 1st-rate institution in its own right, not simply branch of vast UC-system. He expanded UCLA library system, enlarged the School of Medicine's basic science programs
  • MisterEastlake
    MisterEastlakeMarch 6, 2015
    At UCLA, Murphy dealt w turbulence of student movements in 1960s in "progressive manner" & "successfully kept the university stable."
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesJanuary 27, 2015
    Great place for a walk at night to clear your mind.
  • Jack N.
    Jack NevinSeptember 7, 2014
    Wonderful place. Very peaceful
  • Chelsea M.
    Chelsea MartensJuly 7, 2013
    Great place to relax and enjoy some art!
  • Hunter O.
    Hunter OwensAugust 7, 2012
    The trees are beautiful in the evening.
  • Jessi R.
    Jessi RayMarch 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Lovely place to study....beautiful scenery and a quiet atmosphere
  • Hammer Museum
    Hammer MuseumFebruary 28, 2012
    The allée lined with Coral Trees is designed to simulate the glorious arched knave of a cathedral. Murphy believed that art, like religion, could inspire and shape people.
  • Hammer Museum
    Hammer MuseumFebruary 28, 2012
    Due to campus activism in the 60s, UC Regents were nervous about Murphy’s plan to build an open gathering space with priceless art. Murphy insisted that students would embrace and protect it. Read more
  •  Deon P.
     Deon ParconFebruary 27, 2012
    Scenic quite place to stay to think over problems
  • Ben B.
    Ben BFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Murphy Sculpture Garden, one of the most distinguished outdoor sculpture collections in the nation, expands over 5 acres of land and displays more than 70 sculptures.
  • UCLA
    UCLAMarch 31, 2011
    Named for UCLA's third chancellor, Murphy Sculpture Garden covers 5 acres and includes over 70 works of art by major sculptors from around the world. Read more
  • Hammer Museum
    Hammer MuseumMarch 9, 2011
    Named for UCLA's third chancellor, Murphy Sculpture Garden covers 5 acres and includes over 70 works of art by major sculptors from around the world Read more
  • D.J. S.
    D.J. ShropeFebruary 23, 2011
    Spans almost 5 acres and includes more than 70 works by some of the greatest sculptors of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Rodin and Matisse. Some lecturers conduct classes on the lawn.
  • Anhad S.
    Anhad SinghFebruary 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    There's nobody in this gorgeous garden around the hours of 2:00 a.m. Just sayin...
  • Mario F.
    Mario Fernandez JrJune 15, 2010
    Good, quiet, place to have a "smoke" with a friend.
  • Christopher K.
    Christopher K.February 17, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Watch out foggiest play here.. Bring a blanket
  • Gaetano T.
    Gaetano TruppoApril 2, 2014
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