The City of Houston reveals beautiful new statue of former First Lady Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush Bronze Statue in Houston, Texas designed and created by Randolph Rose Collection


HOUSTON – The City of Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, Houston Public Library Foundation, and the Houston Public Library officially revealed a statue of Former First Lady Barbara Bush at the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza at the Houston Public Library Downtown.


A bronze statue of Barbara Bush sitting on a bench in Houston. Artist Randolph Rose Collection

The bronze statue will serve as the focal point of the Barbara Bush Memorial Garden, located within the plaza named in honor of the late first lady.

Statue of former lady with the Bush family in Houston, TX designed by artist Randolph Rose Collection in NY

The statue was designed by artists at Randolph Rose, and it took two years to complete.

The life-size piece captures the former first lady seated on a 6-foot, ‘open book’ bench wearing her signature pearls; she is depicted reading with one of the family’s dogs, Millie, at her feet.


Lauren Kelly, Houston Life Correspondent

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