For more than a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging the world. In the UK, a special memorial has been created to acknowledge the victims of COVID-19 and honor those who lost their lives during the pandemic. In London, England, a large wall stretches nearly 164 feet (50 meters) and faces the River Thames. Now officially known as the National COVID Memorial Wall, it is covered with hand-drawn red hearts.
One of the latest creations from Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota delivers something everyone could use a little more of right now: Hope.
Western lovers now have another reason to plan a trip to Marfa, Texas. Marfa was the filming location for several western films, including the beloved epic “Giant.” It’s now also home to a massive, stunning mural created by artist John Cerney.
Since its debut in June 2014, the short film “San Antonio | The Saga” has been one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Plenty of locals love it, too. “San Antonio | The Saga” is a 24-minute short film and light show that takes viewers through 300 years of fascinating San Antonio, Texas, and United States history.
The outskirts of Detroit, Michigan, have experienced a lot of upheaval over the years. However, Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum helps to offset these struggles and bring joy to the area.
In Calhoun, Georgia, tucked away in a grassy valley behind a church, is the Rock Garden. Blink, and you’ll miss it. If you take the time to seek it out, though, you’ll be in for an incredible experience.
Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde is taking the world by storm with his latest art installation, “Grow.” With this new project, Roosegaarde celebrates modern farming practices by highlighting (literally) the plants that nourish people throughout the world.
Looking to spice up your next road trip? Take a drive down Regent, North Dakota’s 32-mile Enchanted Highway. Along this highway, you’ll find massive scrap metal sculptures that depict animals like geese, deer, grasshoppers, and pheasants. There’s also a sculpture of the 26th U.S. President, Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, and another one that features a full family made of tin.
When you first look at the felt work that makes up “The Bourdon Street Chemist” installation, it’s easy to assume that you’re looking at a collection of toys. When you look more closely, though, you’re in for a slightly more adult-themed scene.
Just over three decades ago, Jim Reinders stood in the middle of a windy, wide-open patch of Nebraska farmland, imagining what could fill its expanse. What he dreamed up has since evolved into one of the Midwest’s most quirky road trip treasures. Reinders, who spent time studying in England, had long been fascinated by the mystery of Stonehenge. Not one to shrink from a challenge, Reinders set out to replicate the famed site—with an American twist.