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Proof That This Outdoor Art Museum Is The Real Jurassic Park

"Art, uh... finds a way."

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Storm King Art Center is a 500 acre open-air art museum located in Mountainville, New York, approximately one hour north of Manhattan.

It holds some of the world's most unique and gigantic works of art by some of the most important artists of the last century.
Storm King Art Center

It holds some of the world's most unique and gigantic works of art by some of the most important artists of the last century.

Jurassic Park is an open-air theme park located on an isolated tropical island in South America called Isla Nublar that is inhabited by cloned dinosaurs.

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The similarities between the two are uncanny...

1. They both offer scenic tours in beautiful outdoor settings

Jurassic Park:

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2. Attractions that are larger than life

Jurassic Park:

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"The Arch" is colossal 50-foot-high sculpture by modern master Alexander Calder, which greets visits upon entering the park.

3. Wild adventures on rolling green hills

Jurassic Park:

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"They're, uh... they're flocking this way."

Storm King Art Center:

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Maya Lin's "Wavefield" is a series of beautiful rolling hills carved into the landscape, created by the same artist who produced the renowned Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C.

4. There's no shortage of jaw-dropping sights

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Lynda Benglis' sculpture "Migrating Pedmarks" can have that effect on you. This sculpture, as well as a whole collection of her new and unseen work, is currently on view in Lynda Benglis: Water Sources.

5. The attractions can be...overwhelming

"When you gotta go you gotta go."
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"When you gotta go you gotta go."

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Menashe Kadishman's 1977 sculpture "Suspended" can be a bit intimidating... This gigantic steel sculpture appears to be defying gravity–just one push from crushing anyone underneath it.

6. You can get up close and personal with the exhibits

Jurassic Park:

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On view as part of Lynda Benglis: Water Sources, her new sculpture "Hills and Clouds" actually glows in the dark! Which we hear is an amazing sight on their moonlit walking tour.

7. But you'll want to keep an eye on your crew as you explore

We're still not sure what happened to Gabe.

Gabe's last vine at Storm King Art Center:

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To learn more and plan your Summer visit to Storm King Art Center, be sure to check out their website at stormking.org.

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