Sculpture in the Garden 2013: 'A Change of Heart'

The University of Leicester's annual 'Sculpture in the Garden' exhibition runs from Sunday 30 June until Sunday 27 October 2013. Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS has curated the exhibition which this year is called 'A Change of Heart'.

'A Change of Heart' is the twelfth annual Sculpture in the Garden exhibition. The event attracts around 30,000 people every year, and has hosted more than 400 sculptures since its inception.

The Botanic Garden is open every day from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Admission is free except on some special event days.

ball.jpgVice-Chancellor's welcome
Professor Sir Robert Burgess

Curator's note
Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS

Artists and sculptures
Biographies of each artist and photographs of their work in situ.

What's that sculpture?
A spotter's guide to the works around the garden.

Exhibition catalogue
Download the catalogue as a PDF

Outreach work around the sculpture exhibition

A half-hour look behind the scenes at the artists and their work

Visitor information
How to find the Botanic Garden

2012 exhibition
Archive website

Drawing exhibition

Curated by Almuth Tebbenhoff, a selection of artist’s drawings and photographs of sculpture and a documentary of some of the exhibiting artists can be seen at
Embrace Arts from 29 July–30 August.

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Download the exhibition catalogue as a PDF

The full-colour, high-quality catalogue can be purchased from the Cafe in the Garden or Embrace Arts, priced £6.00.

Visitors to Botanic Garden

The visitor entrance to the Botanic Garden is on Glebe Road, Oadby LE2 2LD. Parking is on Glebe Road

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Contact us

Correspondence address:
University of Leicester Botanic Garden,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Botanic Garden office phone: 0116 271 2933
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

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The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the Botanic Garden.

Café in the Garden

Café in the Garden 2018

We regret that the University Catering Dept. will be not be providing a café in the Botanic Garden this summer.

However, we will be offering refreshments at some of our special events. For details see our events calendar on our website.

Sculpture exhibition

Please note that there will not be a University sculpture exhibition in the Botanic Garden in 2018.