The Great Adventure (Dolly’s Ride)
Title: The Great Adventure (Dolly’s Ride)
Artist: Armstrong, Ann
Medium: Bronze (Girl), composite-stone material (Tortoise)
Location: Hermann Park
Located inside the Houston Zoo, the Great Adventure (Dolly’s Ride) depicts a small child and her doll on the back of a Galapagos tortoise. The figure of the little girl is made of bronze and the tortoise is cast in a composite stone material. It was created by Houston artist Ann Armstrong and was given to the Houston Zoo by the First Houston Doll Club in 1994.
Art In Parks is Funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance