Now in its tenth year, the Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit has brought outdoor sculpture to Massachusetts's North Shore in a way that makes it accessible, exciting, and impactful. Flying Horse is the largest display of its kind in New England, featuring more than 50 works by artists from New England but also from New York, Michigan and Florida, as well as by 19th- and 20th-century tribal artisans from Nigeria, Tanzania, and Mali, Africa.
Pingree is proud to be the only school in the country to host such an exhibit for its students and the public, a statement of the school's commitment to civic engagement and to art as a vehicle to question and engage in dialogue about issues of substance and meaning. Moreover, at Pingree, we believe that art should be accessible to all and that living amidst art enhances the quality and substance of life. That is why our exhibit is free and open to the public seven days a week.
The show is open through November 30, extended this year to allow visitors to enjoy during the Thanksgiving break.
From Head of School Dr. Timothy Johnson:
Art engages our common humanity as creative beings, encourages us to think about our place in the world, and evokes emotion and curiosity. Public art serves an additional purpose—to make work accessible in nature, encouraging imagination without walls or admissions fees.