Sculpture Zoo is this Saturday! June 22, 11am-2pm Swann Memorial Fountain
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Video by Bluecadet Swann Fountain, Alexander Stirling Calder. Photo: Kasey McCarver

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Walt Whitman (1939, cast 1957)

by Jo Davidson (1883 - 1952)

The bronze by artist Jo Davidson captures the spirit of the free-striding American bard. This is a second cast from a plaster original.

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Swann Memorial Fountain (1924)

by Alexander Stirling Calder (1870 - 1945)

It's a GORGEOUS day at #SculptureZoo, Philly! Stop by Swann Fountain to see live animals, make some sculptures, and… https://t.co/3RFQBsiYjl

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Conservation for Walt Whitman and Other Philadelphia Treasures

Philadelphia’s Walt Whitman sculpture by artist Jo Davidson gets special treatment just in time for poet’s 200th birthday. WHYY interviewed our conservation team about the process (VIDEO).

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