When you visit Glenstone, we invite you to engage directly with the art, architecture, and landscape.
Maps and minimal signage help direct you around the property, but there is no descriptive text. You are free to interpret Glenstone in your own way. Our knowledgeable Guides are available to answer questions and talk about the artwork, buildings and grounds for those who wish to learn more.
Arrival Hall + Bookstore
Visitors begin and end their journey at the Arrival Hall, where they are greeted by Guides.
The Arrival Hall also houses our Bookstore, which offers postcards, Glenstone catalogues, and other books on art, architecture, and landscape.
Café + Patio
The Café and Patio offer service from 11:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
The Café offers seasonal lunch fare made fresh daily from locally sourced, sensibly raised provisions.
The Patio sits just behind the Gallery on the edge of the forest. It offers light refreshments and light lunch.
Outside food or beverages, coolers, and picnicking are not permitted.
Outdoor sculptures are installed in a variety of terrain so comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Andy Goldsworthy’s sculpture Clay Houses (Boulder-Room-Holes), 2007, and the sound installation FOREST (for a thousand years…), 2012, by Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller are accessible from noon – 4 p.m. daily. Please note: access to these works includes stairs.
The Environmental Center offers an opportunity for visitors to learn about the museum’s sustainability efforts, a core value for the institution. Visitors can learn about composting, invasive plants, organic landscape care, recycling, reforestation, stream restoration, and water usage. To learn more about these practices and how they can be adopted at home, click here.
Opened in October 2018, the Pavilions features changing exhibitions and rooms dedicated to single artists, as well as an exterior Water Court. The building was designed by Thomas Phifer.
Opened in 2006, the Gallery is the original museum building and hosts changing exhibitions. The building was designed by Charles Gwathmey.