The Esplanade Ernest-Cormier, a sculpture garden in Montreal
, with Melvin Charney
's work Colonnes allégoriques
. This sculpture garden consists of both an ensemble of free-standing sculptures and a large installation building "shell," mirroring the Canadian Centre for Architecture
across the street, and through which visitors can move.
A sculpture garden is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently sited works in durable materials in landscaped surroundings. 
A sculpture garden may be private, owned by a museum and accessible freely or for a fee, or public and accessible to all. Some cities own large numbers of public sculptures, some of which they may present together in city parks.
Exhibits range from individual, traditional sculptures to large site-specific installations.
- ^ McCarthy, Jane & Laurily K. Epstein, (1996). A Guide to the Sculpture Parks and Gardens of America. New York: Michael Kesend Publishing, Ltd. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-935576-51-1.