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New England’s largest outdoor sculpture park.

Open every day from dawn to dusk.

106 Route 13, Brookline, New Hampshire

The International Bridges and Connections Sculpture Symposium at the Andres Institute of Art

September 14th – October 6th, 2024

Andres Institute of Art 25th Anniversary  1998-2023

There are now 101 sculptures on the hill from the Symposia. Visit the page to learn about the 2023 and 2022 events.

The AIA Experience:

 “Great art picks up where nature ends“

– Marc Chagall

10+ Miles of trails over 140 acres

100+ Sculptures - representing 40+ countries

Self-guided hiking - docents available

AIA Center open seasonally

Community, art and cultural events

Explore. Enjoy. Relax.

Art… naturally.

The Collection

Plan your visit

Ready to head out? Get all the information you need before you hit the road and be prepared for the adventure that awaits!

Attention all dogs – you are always welcome at the sculpture park! Please remember to keep your human on the other end of the leash and remember the AIA is a Carry In/Carry Out site.

Refer your human to the Plan Your Visit page for more information.

Support the vision…

This is mighty work! And you can play an important role in it!

The Institute is a non-profit organization. We are in part supported by our visionary founder, Paul Andres, as well as by individual contributions. You can contribute to this amazing organization, expressing your value of the arts and your commitment to the natural beauty of our area. Become a member or donate & help us to hold this innovative vision to expand our creative work!

 Events at the Andres Institute

The Andres Institute of Art is not only a community of sculptors and art lovers, we are also the hub for the arts of all genre in our Southern New Hampshire community. Check back often and see what we have in store!

Iron Melt – Join the Fun!

The Spring Iron Melt will be Saturday, May 18. Purchase and pick up a mold in advance. Carve it at home and return it before the 18th. If returned the day of, it must arrive to the Welcome Center by 10am. Purchase online is the easiest for tracking - just show your...

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Three Concerts in April to Support AIA

There are three great concerts lined up in April that provide you with great musical experiences and help provide funds to keep the AIA running with the trails and art available to the public for free. Tickets are available here on the website, visit the Concerts tab...

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Welcome Center Open – Volunteers Needed

The AIA Welcome Center is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am - 4pm. Inside the Welcome Center you can see photos of the past Symposium artists at work, a large diorama of the sculpture park hill and several works by Master Sculptor and AIA Art Director John Weidman....

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Be Involved:

It takes a village to bring sculptures into the world, and we are always grateful for folks that are ready to pitch in! Any help you are able to give could not be appreciated more!


Art Pieces

Countries Represented

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AIA Monthly Newsletter signup

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Thank you for signing-up! We hope to see you on the trails soon!

You can expect to hear from us monthly plus an extra newsletter will come out for the Symposium in the Fall.

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Sculpture Park Entrance &

Visitor Center

106 Route 13, Brookline, NH 03033

Call or Mail

(603) 673-7441  (8am-5pm)

Andres Institute of Art, PO Box 226, Brookline, NH 03033-0226


Kristi St. Laurent, AIA President