List of public art in Evansville, Indiana

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This is a list of public art in Evansville, 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.

Evansville[edit]

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Blessed Mary of the Assumption Unknown 1872 Corpus Christi Catholic Church37°58′59.79″N 87°38′33.85″W / 37.9832750°N 87.6427361°W / 37.9832750; -87.6427361 Marble Statue: approx. 83 x 36 x 21 in.; Base: approx. 21 x 80 x 43 in. Roman Catholic Diocese of Evansville[1]
Celestial Quest Timothy Fitzgerald 1992 Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences Stainless steel Approx. 20 ft. x 80 in. x 67 in. Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences[2]
Christ the King Kaletta Company Christ the King School 37°57′57.24″N 87°30′45.75″W / 37.9659000°N 87.5127083°W / 37.9659000; -87.5127083 Concrete Sculpture: approx. 80 x 19 x 16 in. Christ the King Catholic Church[3]
Crucifixion and Stations of the Cross John Lehnhoff 1908 St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Cast metal Crucifixion: approx. 20 ft. x 7 ft. x 30 in.; Crucifixion base: approx. 8 x 7 x 7 ft.; Stations: approx. 70 x 31 x 14 in.; Station bases: approx. 58 x 50 x 32. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery[4]
Desert Shield Desert Storm Monument Steve Shields 1993 Copper City of Evansville[5]
Editorial Without Words Chris Navarro Hadi Shrine 37°58′4.09″N 87°34′26.5″W / 37.9678028°N 87.574028°W / 37.9678028; -87.574028 Bronze Shriners Hospitals for Children[5]
Flowing River John McNaughton 1976 Evansville Museum of Arts and Science37°57′54.32″N 87°34′24.64″W / 37.9650889°N 87.5735111°W / 37.9650889; -87.5735111 Steel Approx. 10 ft. x 11 ft. x 3 ft. 6 in. Evansville Museum of Arts and Science[6]
Four Freedoms Monument Rupert Condict 1976 Riverfront, Riverside Dr. Indiana Limestone City of Evansville[5]
Korean War Memorial Amy Musia 1993 Riverfront, Riverside Dr. Stainless Steel & Granite City of Evansville[5]
Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse Figures Frank Englsmann 1888-1891 Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse 37°58′26.04″N 87°34′19.92″W / 37.9739000°N 87.5722000°W / 37.9739000; -87.5722000 Indiana limestone 14 figures. Each figure: 12 x 6 x 5 ft.; Each figure group: 12 x 25 x 5 ft. Old Courthouse Preservation Society[7]
Recording Angel St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Marble Angel: approx. 65 x 23 x 32 in. St. Joseph Catholic CemetRecording AngelOld Vanderburgh County Courthouse Figures, (sculpture)[8]
St. Benedict Unknown St. Benedict Catholic School 37°58′16.17″N 87°32′27.47″W / 37.9711583°N 87.5409639°W / 37.9711583; -87.5409639 Limestone Approx. 8 x 3 1/2 x 3 ft. Roman Catholic Diocese of Evansville[9]
Spirit of 1861 George Honig Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum 37°58′26.97″N 87°34′23.53″W / 37.9741583°N 87.5732028°W / 37.9741583; -87.5732028 Bronze Vanderburgh County Veterans Council[5]
Spirit of 1916 George Honig Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum37°58′26.97″N 87°34′23.53″W / 37.9741583°N 87.5732028°W / 37.9741583; -87.5732028 Bronze Vanderburgh County Veterans Council[5]
Sunbird Steve Shields 1992 University of Southern Indiana Copper & Sandstone City of Evansville[10]
The Bend in the River Amy Musia 1993 Riverfront, Riverside Dr.37°57′56.48″N 87°34′25.74″W / 37.9656889°N 87.5738167°W / 37.9656889; -87.5738167 Stainless Steel & Granite City of Evansville[5]
The World's Largest John McNaughton The Centre37°58′21.88″N 87°33′57.57″W / 37.9727444°N 87.5659917°W / 37.9727444; -87.5659917 Stainless Steel City of Evansville[5]
Untitled Jim Greer 1974 University of Southern Indiana Painted steel Approx. 14 ft. 4 in. x 6 ft. 8 in. x 9 ft. 10 in. University of Southern Indiana[11]
Untitled Ed Rheem 1972 Teamsters' Local 21537°58′20.69″N 87°33′52.32″W / 37.9724139°N 87.5645333°W / 37.9724139; -87.5645333 Fiberglass Six pieces. Approx. 140 x 255 x 324 in. Teamster's Local 215[11]
Ziemer Monument Henry Mursinna, D.A. Bohlen (architects) 1872 St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Limestone Figure: approx. 101 x 32 x 26 in. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Blessed Mary of the Assumption, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Celestial Quest, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Christ the King, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Crucifixion and Stations of the Cross, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Mayor's Commission on Public Art. "The Evansville Public Art Walking Tour". Evansville Public Art. Mayor's Commission on Public Art. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  6. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Flowing River, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  7. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "(Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse Figures), (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  8. ^ SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siartinventories&uri=full=3100001~!324481~!0#focus. Retrieved 26 December 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture! (1993). "St. Benedict". Save Outdoor Sculpture!. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Sunbird, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 
  11. ^ a b Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Untitled, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 24 December 2013.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Untitled_Evansville" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  12. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana Survey (1993). "Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, (sculpture)". SIRIS. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 27 December 2013.