Chapungu African Sculpture Park in Loveland, Colorado
Trails at the Chapungu Park wind through twenty-six acres of wetlands and past more than eighty stone sculptures. The sculptures are handmade by Shona sculptors from stone brought from Zimbabwe. The Shona people have lived in southern Africa for thousands of years and the sculptures are meant to represent their traditional African perspective.
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For additional information, about these sculptures, go to http://www.chapungusculpturepark.com.
A friend and I spent a lovely day strolling in Chapungu African Sculpture Park, soaking up the sun and enjoying these beautiful African sculptures. We only got to see about one-third of the entire park so we must go back.
Here are a few photos from our visit on September 25, 2013.
Loveland is world famous for its art and currently has two sculpture parks; the other park Benson Sculpture Garden was established in 1985. Everywhere you look, throughout the city, you will see beautiful bronze sculptures.
If you would like to read about Loveland’s Art Community you can visit these web-sites: