Art for the soul: where culture, nature and wellbeing meetGreat exhibitions in the great outdoors© Edmund de Waal. Image Courtesy New Art Centre, Wiltshire | Edmund de Waal’s stone benches at the New Art Centre in WiltshireThe world’s most awesome outdoor installationsArt shows that will hit you with a natural highArt for all: five of London’s most powerful — and playful — public piecesA mammoth dollop of whipped cream, a giant ship in a bottle, a towering 115-metre slide: the metropolis is dotted with stunning, often subversive public art — if you know where to look . . . The women redefining sculpture Yorkshire Sculpture Park shows how female sculptors from Barbara Hepworth to Phyllida Barlow have been breaking the mouldA new sculpture park in Miami hopes to make wavesThe seven-mile project, due in December 2021, will be informed by researchers and marine biologistsFestivals, gigs and revenue: the grassroots revival of Crystal Palace Park A citizens’ trust is taking the London landmark out of public hands — could it offer a new way to pay for our vital green spaces?Schlossgut Schwante Sculpture Park: ‘We have so much space — soul space’Loretta Würtenberger and her husband have created a new sculpture park in a grand estate near Berlin, and are opening to visitors next week despite Covid-19More from this SeriesStorm King: an escape from New York for art loversSimon Schama visits the upstate sculpture park and finds spectacular work that evokes the industrial and the naturalIn praise of the transformative power of the artsThere is no better way to lift the spirits, to soothe a troubled soul or a broken mind. But is that always true?