Gagnon Sculpture Walking Tour

Enjoy the beauty of downtown Rochester as you travel through important architecture and plazas to view some of Charles E. Gagnon's finest bronze sculptures. This tour contains a mixture of indoor and outdoor sculptures for you to enjoy.

Gagnon Sculpture Walking Tour

Rochester, Minnesota 55902, United States

Created By: Charles E. Gagnon Museum and Sculpture Garden

Tour Information

Charles Eugene Gagnon was a world renowned professional sculptor located in Rochester, MN. He was born in 1934, held three degrees, including a Master's Degree from the University of Minnesota, and studied in Europe for four years. He used this experience create bronze sculptures that captured the eye of collectors, government officials, and the public which lead to his work being displayed all throughout Rochester, and scattered around the world.

The Charles E. Gagnon Museum and Sculpture Garden wants you enjoy this tour and hope you will stop by the museum to view more works of art and experience Gagnon's history and vision.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Commissioned by the City of Rochester in 1988, the Peace Fountain was designed by Charles E. Gagnon to be, as the name suggests, a symbol of peace. Being Rochester's only professional sculptor at the time, Gagnon was a perfect fit for thi... Read more


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