You don’t have to tiptoe through a quiet building filled with priceless stuff to expose your little ones to the fine arts. We found 17 places where the creative work of others does more than just inspire—they offer plenty of fresh air, too. From interactive to just plain huge, flip through our album for the coolest outdoor installations perfect for your petite Picasso. 

Olympic Sculpture Park – Seattle, Wa

A free park devoted to 22 sculptures with unbelievable views of the Seattle waterfront makes for a perfect day out with the kids. Unfortunately these sculptures are hands-off, but there’s a nearby museum with interactive exhibits that your littles can touch to their heart’s content.


photo: Paul Gibson via flickr

What are the coolest art installations you’ve seen? Share them with us in the Comments below!

— Gabby Cullen & Christal Yuen