In January of 2020, internationally acclaimed landscape artist Patrick Dougherty, the ‘Stickman’, will return to McKee to create another hand-crafted masterpiece made exclusively for the Garden. In January 2016, Patrick and a team of volunteers from McKee Botanical Garden constructed “The Royals” over a three week period. The sculpture featured three tall towers nestled among the stately palms in the Royal Palm Grove. “The Royals” graced the Garden for two and a half years until succumbing to the weather and nature’s elements.
In January 2020, Patrick Dougherty will once again design a one-of-a-kind sculpture woven from willow saplings harvested from a farm in upstate New York. A team of McKee volunteers will work alongside Patrick to construct what begins as a figment of his imagination and evolves into a masterpiece for all to enjoy.
Hours of Admission: Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday Noon to 5 pm. (The last admission ticket is sold at 4 pm). Closed Monday.
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Patrick and his assistant will be onsite at McKee for three weeks working with a team of volunteers to construct the new sculpture.
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