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The Acorn

David Benson

Category: Mural

10-foot-tall, 1, 250-lb. copper and steel sculpture commissioned for Raleigh's bicentennial in 1992. Dedicated to John Watkins, it is located at the Duke Performing Arts Center. For First Night Raleigh, it is dropped to welcome the New Year in the style of New York City's Times Square ball drop.

Artwork Location

2 E South St
(Duke Energy Center)
Raleigh, NC 27601