Exhibited within the gardens is the largest and most comprehensive collection of American figurative sculpture in the country, by sculptors who worked from the early nineteenth century to the present. The collection contains over 1,400 works by 350 artist and the words of Wayne Craven, author of the book, Sculpture in America, it is "unequaled in its size, focus on figurative works, visibility of the sculpture to the visitor, and integration within a garden setting."
OFFNER SCULPTURE LEARNING AND
Encompassing hundred of works in bronze, plaster, wax, and terra cotta, this visible storage facility allows Brookgreen to display many pieces of sculpture indoors.
The Offner Center also provides visitors the means to research these works and others in the collection via the on site computer database.