Permanent Collection

Giant Whirligig by Vollis Simpson

Vollis Simpson, Giant Whirligig, wind-powered sculpture, permanent collection,
photo by Jack Hoffberger.

Baltimore's most beloved outdoor sculptural landmark. Three tons, fifty-five feet tall, this brilliant, multicolored wind-powered sculpture was created in salute to Federal Hill and Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness by then 76 year-old farmer, mechanic and visionary artist, Vollis Simpson. FREE to visit anytime, located outside in our central plaza.