Dreams of the Garden
The dream of having a relaxing place to lift the spirits
of visitors came true in 1996 with the creation of the Labyrinth
Garden. Believed to be the only one of its kind in the United States,
the Labyrinth, a seven circuit path lined with flowers, is a symbol of
unity, an archetype dating back centuries, and used as a walking
The garden was created and is maintained by volunteeers who each commit to taking care of a section of the garden. These "Friends of the Garden" have continually strived to keep the dream of having the Labyrinth garden alive and to make it a more and more enjoyable experience. A few years ago they commissioned Lewistown Artist, Mark Kornick, to make benches as a place to rest.
They worked with another near by sculptor, Steve Lillegard,
to create a larger than life-size sculpture to be placed near the
A Name for the Sculpture.In an effort help the community feel part of the process, The Friends of the Garden sponsored contest to name the sculpture. The winning entry was from Mrs. Shield's 3rd grade class at Garfield School who came up with, the appropriate,"Keeper of Dreams."
You can help support this project.
Help the The Friends of the Garden by purchasing items from the Garden Gift Store.
For more information, contact:Lewistown Art Center