McKee Botanical Garden welcomes A Season of Seuss

VERO BEACH — Following in the giant footsteps of the Dinosaur Invasions, “A Season of Seuss: The Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden and Art Exhibit” will premiere at McKee Botanical Garden on Wednesday, December 15 and runs through April 30.  The exhibit includes five large-scale bronze sculptures of some of Seuss’s most beloved characters, as well as eight mounted heads of imaginary creatures from “Dr. Seuss’s Collection of Unorthodox Taxidermy.”

The five statues included in “A Season of Seuss” are The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch, The Lorax, Green Eggs and Ham and Yertle the Turtle.  The “Unorthodox Taxidermy” exhibit is comprised of a Turtle-Necked Sea Turtle, Kangaroo Bird, Mulberry Street Unicorn, Sawfish, Semi-Normal Green-Lidded Fawn, Andulovian Grackler, Goo-Goo Eyed Tasmanian Wolghast and Seuss Animal (Anthony Drexel Goldfarb).

“We are tremendously excited to bring ‘A Season of Seuss’ to McKee,” announced Executive Director Christine Hobart.  “Dr. Seuss’s legacy is one of delight, discovery and learning, and we hope to achieve those same objectives for visitors to this unique exhibit.”

General admission rates apply:  $9 adults, $8 seniors and $5 children ages 3 to 12.  Admission is free for members and children under 3.

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.  For more information, call 772-794-0601 or visit

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