Location: Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 8909 W 179th Street, Overland Park
Owner: City of Overland Park
Artist: Pan Fen
Dates: Created 2011; Installed October 2012
AKA Birth, Newborn Baby, Man and Nature, New Born
The shape of the water drop, the olive leaves and the dove symbolize a healthy, peaceful environment. The child's open arms embrace these symbols of peace and prosperity. It is symbolic of the opportunity we have to provide our children a healthy, peaceful world, if we create it.
This sculpture is part of the International Sculpture Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.