List of public art in Lake County, Indiana

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This is a list of public art in Lake County, Indiana.

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Most of the works mentioned are sculptures. When this is not the case (i.e. sound installation, for example) it is stated next to the title.

Crown Point[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
The Doughboy Maplewood Cemetery, Veteran's Garden Indiana limestone Lake County Historical Society[1]
Heroes Memorial 2003 Maplewood Cemetery Bronze [1]
Reverend Dr. Jack Hyles and Mrs. Hyles Richard R. Miller Hyles–Anderson College, Founder's Park Bronze [1]
Women in Law Enforcement Memorial Mitch Markovitz 2010 Law Enforcement Resource Center, 2450 W. 93rd Ave. Granite [1]

Dyer[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Untitled (Kirk's Kustom Detailing Sculpture) Corner of Sheffield & Matteson 41°29′54.66″N 87°31′9.07″W / 41.4985167°N 87.5191861°W / 41.4985167; -87.5191861 Kirk's Kustom Detailing[2]

East Chicago[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Washington Park, 142nd & Parrish Ave. [3]
Industrial Strength (mural) Steve Segura & Marco Salazar 524 W. Chicago Ave. Clark Material & Handling[3]
Tribute to Firefighters (mural) Hector Marin Joseph's Hardware 41°37′46.52″N 87°28′46.58″W / 41.6295889°N 87.4796056°W / 41.6295889; -87.4796056 Joseph's Hardware[3]
Jesus St. Catherine's Hospital Birthing Center St. Catherine's Hospital[3]
United Future (mural) Children & Judy O'Bannon Pollution Control Industries, 4343 Kennedy Ave [3]
Knowledge is Power (mural) Tom Torluemke 2000 Ivy Tech State College 41°38′21.69″N 87°28′2.46″W / 41.6393583°N 87.4673500°W / 41.6393583; -87.4673500 [3]

Gary[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Elbert H. Gary Bryant Baker 1957 City Hall 41°36′13.21″N 87°20′12.9″W / 41.6036694°N 87.336917°W / 41.6036694; -87.336917 Bronze Figure: approx. 8 x 3 x 3 ft. City of Gary[4][5]
Entrance Relief of Cathedral of Holy Angels Unknown 1950 Cathedral of the Holy Angels Limestone Approx. 7 ft. x 19 ft. x 4 in. Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary[6]
The Fusion Omri Amrany 2006 Genesis Convention Center 41°36′10.09″N 87°20′15.68″W / 41.6028028°N 87.3376889°W / 41.6028028; -87.3376889 [5]
(Indiana University North Torches) Fred Collins Architects Indiana University North Gateway 41°33′31.38″N 87°20′12.72″W / 41.5587167°N 87.3368667°W / 41.5587167; -87.3368667 Metal & Stone Indiana University[5]
Marquette Henry Hering 1931-1932 Marquette Park Bronze Figure: approx. 134 x 41 x 50 in. City of Gary[5][7]
Octave Chanute Michael Dente Marquette Park Bronze [5]
Quentin Smith Marquette Park Bronze [5]
St. Mary of the Lake James M. Turner 1961 St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church41°36′1.12″N 87°15′55.35″W / 41.6003111°N 87.2653750°W / 41.6003111; -87.2653750 Marble and tile Approx. 12 ft. x 44 in. x 5 in. Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary[8]
Soaring Interchange Richard Hunt 1985 Gary Transportation Center 41°36′15.43″N 87°20′18.41″W / 41.6042861°N 87.3384472°W / 41.6042861; -87.3384472 Stainless steel Figure: approx. 8 ft. x 22 1/2 in. x 22 1/2 in. City of Gary[5][9]
Statue of Liberty 1950 City Hall Metal Figure: approx. 8 ft. x 22 1/2 in. x 22 1/2 in. City of Gary[5][10] Lady Liberty of Gary 2.jpg

Hammond[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (mural) Cande Sagan 2002 Ruth St & Hohman Ave 41°36′24.28″N 87°31′20.18″W / 41.6067444°N 87.5222722°W / 41.6067444; -87.5222722 [11]
All Saints Catholic Church Relief and Angels Unknown 1929 All Saints Catholic Church 41°36′59.67″N 87°30′52.35″W / 41.6165750°N 87.5145417°W / 41.6165750; -87.5145417 Limestone Crucifixion relief: approx. 4 ft. x 3 ft. x 6 in.; Each north entrance relief panel: approx. 3 ft. x 2 1/2 ft. x 3 in.; Each angel: approx. H. 4 ft. Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary[12]
Evolution of Industry and Growth in Northwest Indiana (mural) Geoffry Smalley & Crazy In Style Northern Indiana Arts Association [11]
Man of Steel Hermann Gurfinkel 1976 Harrison Park 41°36′22.29″N 87°31′18.27″W / 41.6061917°N 87.5217417°W / 41.6061917; -87.5217417 Steel Sculpture: approx. 21 x 10 x 16 ft. City of Hammond[11][13]
The Persistence Of Memory (mural) Wendy Gresmer 2001 Yale Building, 200 Russel St. h 17 ft x w 20 ft [11]
The Rotunda David Black 1999 Hohman Ave & Rimbach St. 41°37′6.13″N 87°31′19.7″W / 41.6183694°N 87.522139°W / 41.6183694; -87.522139 Aluminium & Granite H. 27 ft City of Hammond[11]
Touching Fingers (mural) Cande Sagan Law Office of Robert Sorge, Hohman Ave. [11]

Merrillville[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
St. Stephen the Marytr Mostafa Naguib ca. 1970 St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church 41°30′33.75″N 87°22′35.39″W / 41.5093750°N 87.3764972°W / 41.5093750; -87.3764972 Painted concrete Figure: approx. 7 x 2 x 2 ft. St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church[2]

Munster[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Grotto Alberto Arrughini ca. 1957 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Marble, Stone, Sponge Rock, Geodes, Corals & White Barite Stone Mary: approx. 7 ft. x 2 ft. x 20 in.; Bernadette: approx. 42 x 14 x 23 in.; Grotto: approx. 30 x 60 x 30 ft. Discalced Carmelites[14]
Our Lady of Ludzmierz and Christ in Meditation J.S. Kenar 1981 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Wood 2 sculptures. Christ: approx. 5 ft. x 22 in. x 25 in. Our Lady: approx. H. 2 1/2 ft. Discalced Carmelites[15]
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Alberto Arrughini 1959 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Marble & Metal Sculpture: approx. 6 ft. x 4 ft. x 38 in. Discalced Carmelites[16]
Pilgrims Alberto Arrughini 1961 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Marble 2 sculptures. Woman: approx. 45 x 18 x 24 in., Man: approx. 45 x 20 x 22 in. Discalced Carmelites[17]
St. Therese with Father Alberto Arrughini 1960 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Marble Approx. 56 x 48 x 30 in. Discalced Carmelites[18]
Sacred Heart Alberto Arrughini 1961 Carmelite Monastery and Shrines Marble Sculpture: approx. 7 1/2 x 5 x 2 1/2 ft. Discalced Carmelites[19]

Whiting[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
John the Forerunner of Jesus Joseph Slinkard, Pedro Teran 1955 St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Whiting, Indiana) Limestone Approx. 165 in. x 4 ft. and 20 in. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church[20]
Mary and the Child Joseph Slinkard, Pedro Teran 1955 Marian Theatre Guild Limestone Approx. 15 x 3 x 1 1/2 ft. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church[21]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b LakeNet (2010). "Visual Art in Dyer, Indiana". LakenET. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f LakeNet (2010). "Visual Art in East Chicago, Indiana". LakenET. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Elbert H. Gary, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
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  7. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Marquette, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  8. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "St. Mary of the Lake, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  9. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Soaring Interchange, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Statue of Liberty Replica, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
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  13. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Man of Steel, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 
  14. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1994). "Grotto, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  15. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1994). "Our Lady of Ludzmierz and Christ in Meditation, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  16. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1994). "Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  17. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Pilgrims), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  18. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "St. Therese with Father, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  19. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Sacred Heart), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  20. ^ Smithsonian Institution (1993). "John the Forerunner of Jesus, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture!. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  21. ^ Smithsonian Institution (1993). "Mary and the Child, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture!. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 26 December 2013.