The new way of getting up and down is a set of stairs in the center of the building. Artist John Acorn took drawings made by children and went through thousands of rivets in the treads to recreate the drawings. Replicas of the 19 treads are available for purchase. It's certainly something to smile at as you wander around!
Fish really are a theme at the Anderson Art Center. Why I don't really know, but there was this fish hanging on the wall with this enormous glass eye and copper body. This one is about 2 feet long - and that's not a "fish tale" If you think that's big, he seems to have a big brother right across the was that was easily 4 feet long. He was hanging across from the stairs so I could get views from multiple sides.
Okay the there are more fish that seem to be from one of those community events where people and businesses sponsor a fish and local artists decorate them to have them displayed around town. These were only about a foot long, so maybe someone decided they would be safer at the center.