Blazer the Black Bear

Metropolitan Galleries was approached by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)¬† to design and develop a walking black bear sculpture to be placed within a facility located at the North Carolina and Tennessee border. Our team began development of a clay mold of a life-size walking black bear sculpture, and upon revisions and completion […]

Boy for Astronaut Camp Project

Metropolitan Galleries was approached by a creative development team working on an Astronaut camp located in Florida to develop a walking boy bronze sculpture to be placed within the facility placed in walking position with an Astronaut exhibit. Our portraiture artist drew out the desired¬† boy sculpture concept from his posture to the details of […]

Grandover Griffin Hotel Mascot

Metropolitan Galleries was approached by Koury Corporation to design and develop a large griffin bronze statue for the newly built Grandover Resort & Spa Neighborhood. Our late founder and artist Steven Bennett had heavy involvement with the design and production of this massive bronze griffin statue that sits atop a large roadway median stone pedestal […]

Carved Marble Memorial Angel Sculpture

Metropolitan Galleries was given the opportunity to provide our client with a beautiful carved marble angel memorial sculpture. This large hand carved marble angel and pedestal were designed and manufactured by our professional craftsmen and artisans. This marble angel sculpture represents a graveyard memorial to someone taken from this world before their time. Our skilled […]

Massive 15′ Bronze Cupid Torchere Sculpture Set Installation

Metropolitan Galleries is very proud to showcase our Massive Cupid Torcheres that were purchased from us for a mansion in Atlanta, Georgia. From getting the massive cast bronze cupid torchere sculptures onto a delivery truck, and from concept to completion, this beautiful home with massive thirty-two foot ceilings has a wonderful focal point on each […]

Marble Lady Four Seasons | Boldt Castle New York

Metropolitan Galleries offers an extensive selection of marble sculpture, marble fountains and gazebos. We were given the opportunity to provide the marble tier fountain and marble lady four seasons sculpture set to Boldt Castle of New York for their newly renovated outdoor garden area. Boldt Castle chose a clean, large floral pattern two tier fountain, […]

Governor Memorial Bronze Statues, Garrard County, Kentucky

Metropolitan Galleries was approached to complete four bronze statues, honoring four of Kentucky’s Governors. From design concept to final installation, we began with the sketches of each governor to perfect details and fine tune the perspective of lines and scale. Developing a Custom Bronze Sculpture Our team of designer and sculptors can bring any idea […]

Honoring America’s Veterans Sculpture Sunset Beach, North Carolina

Metropolitan Galleries specializes in the design and development of custom made sculptures in cast bronze and hand carved marble. Developing a custom sculpture takes approximately 3-5 months and is completed in multiple steps. The first task to address when developing a custom sculpture is to brainstorm and illustrate the design concept to our team here […]

Sculpture Reproductions Stanford Mansion, Sacramento, California

It is unfortunate to see some of the worlds most amazing historical sculptures slowly diminish over centuries of time. Luckily, we are the experts for historical sculpture reproductions. Metropolitan Galleries was approached with a need to reproduce historical marble sculptures that were destroyed in the Leland Stanford Mansion fire that happened several decades ago. We […]

Custom Designed Turtles Fountain Sculpture

Metropolitan Galleries specializes in custom designed and developed bronze sculptures and fountains. Our company was founded in 1993 by Steven Bennett and his vision was for Metropolitan Galleries to be the leading sculpture dealer in the United States. This led to us not only working with bronze sculptures and fountains developed from a reproduction or […]

Marble Gazebo with Wrought Iron Dome, Raleigh, North Carolina

Our Marble Gazebo is a stunning work of architecture that completes this spacious back yard by providing a seating area and beautiful focal point. Marble gazebo pavilions really strike up the old world charm of a ‘fairy tale‘ garden with their octagonal design and hand carved details. Metropolitan Galleries offers a diverse selection of carved […]

White Marble Tier Fountain & Coping

Metropolitan Galleries specializes in the design and development of carved marble tier fountains. We were given the opportunity to design, develop and install this beautiful white marble tier fountain in the front yard of a residential mansion. Our selection of hand carved marble fountains are crafted from a solid slab of marble and assembled by […]

Travertine Swan Fountain with Basin Installation

Metropolitan Galleries specializes in the design, development and installation of elaborate marble and travertine fountains. Our team of engineers and contractors worked to clear and level the ground, assemble and seal the fountain basin, installed the fountain section by section, and lay travertine tiles inside the fountain basin. With the largest variety of marble, stone […]

Iron Railings & Driveway Gate

Metropolitan Galleries was approached to develop custom iron railings for a multi-million dollar mansion renovation. Our design team worked with the residents on the desired ornamental patterns and finishes while our engineers and architects worked to get exact measurement s and specifications for production. Upon completion of the custom iron railings and large iron driveway […]

Custom Bronze Sculpture Mr. Madonna on Horse, San Luis Obispo, California

Metropolitan Galleries was given the opportunity to design and develop this custom, life-size bronze sculpture of Mr. Alex Madonna of San Luis Obispo, California. We began the development of this custom sculpture project with photographs of Mr. Madonna which were then used to create the drawing of the envisioned sculpture. Our skilled artist of 16 […]