Michigan Legacy Art Park boasts a collection of more than fifty major works of art and thirty poetry stones. Each sculpture and each poem help to express the Michigan experience, giving each visitor a more personal connection to the people, events and natural resources that continue to shape our great state.


Permanent Sculpture Collection

Our permanent collection is currently made up of 51 sculptures from a variety of artists, 31 poetry stones and 4 Works on Loan in our rotating entrance gallery.

View the Sculptures

Or see the full list of artists whose work makes up our collection.

Opportunities for Artists

We have a variety of opportunities for artists, including residencies, an open call for submission, and youth programs.

View Artist Opportunities
Poetry Stones

Poetry Stones

In among the trails and trees are thirty poetry stones. As you hike the park, stop to consider each one. See if you can find them all.

The goals of the poetry stone program are to to present poetry in nature; feature poetry inspired by aspects Michigan history, environment and/or culture; and provide a forum for literary arts with an emphasis on quality and diversity.

To propose a new poetry stone, download our application.