List of public art in Muncie, Indiana

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This is a list of public art in Muncie, 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 (e.g., sound installation,) it is stated next to the title.

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Alice Nichols Tuck Langland Ball State University Fine Arts Building Ball State University[1]
Appeal to the Great Spirit Cyrus Edwin Dallin 1908 40°12′17.47″N 85°23′9.72″W / 40.2048528°N 85.3860333°W / 40.2048528; -85.3860333 Bronze Sculpture: approx. 38 × 25 × 37 in. City of Muncie[1][2]
Awakening Potential Kenneth G. Ryden 2006 Youth Opportunity Center Bronze 812 ft tall Youth Opportunity Center[1]
Beneficence Daniel Chester French 1937 Ball State University 40°11′53.84″N 85°24′37.04″W / 40.1982889°N 85.4102889°W / 40.1982889; -85.4102889 Bronze Sculpture: approx. H. 5 ft. 6 in. × 5 ft. × 4 ft. Ball State University[1][3] Benificence.jpg
Boy, Girl, Dog & Puppy Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 4 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. Service Corporation International[4]
Boy Listening to Watch Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. × 1 ft. 6 in. × 1 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[5]
Boy Reading Book Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. 6 in × 2 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[6]
Bronze Baby Brenda Putnam 1916 Minnetrista Bronze Minnetrista[1]
Buttercup, Poppy and Forget-Me-Not Mabel Landrum Torrey ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Bronze Sculpture: approx. 1 ft. 3 in. × 1 ft. 3 in. × 1 ft. Service Corporation International[7]
Catalyst Beverly Stucker Precious 2004 Minnetrista 40°12′17.89″N 85°23′19.59″W / 40.2049694°N 85.3887750°W / 40.2049694; -85.3887750 Limestone, Stainless steel & Glass 26 ft d. Minnetrista[1]
Colonnade Columns 1993–1994 Minnetrista Minnetrista[1]
Colonnade Gates Samuel Yellin 1993–1994 Minnetrista Wrought iron Minnetrista[1]
Columns Minnetrista 40°12′18.84″N 85°23′23.82″W / 40.2052333°N 85.3899500°W / 40.2052333; -85.3899500 Indiana Limestone Minnetrista[1]
Face of Christ (relief) Warren Vale Casey 1952 St. Mary's Parish School Lead, Bronze Sculpture: approx. 2 × 1 ft. 6 in. × 312 in. St. Mary's Church[8]
Father/Mother/Daughter/Son Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 9 ft. × 4 ft. 3 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[9]
Fireflies Paul Moore 1995 Muncie Children's Museum Bronze Muncie Children's Museum[1]
Five Points Fountain 1911 Heekin Park 40°12′18.84″N 85°23′23.82″W / 40.2052333°N 85.3899500°W / 40.2052333; -85.3899500 City of Muncie[1]
Flight Unknown ca. 1988 Elm Ridge Cemetery - Zeigler Cemetery Plot Bronze Sculpture: approx. 3 × 3 × 1 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[10]
Fountain of Joy Helen Farnsworth Mears 1916 Minnetrista Brass Minnetrista[1]
Frog Baby Fountain Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons 1937 Ball State University 40°12′11.69″N 85°24′26.13″W / 40.2032472°N 85.4072583°W / 40.2032472; -85.4072583 Bronze Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. 2 in. × 16 in. × 10 in. Ball State University[1][11]
Gazebo ca. 1939 Minnetrista Wrought iron Minnetrista[1]
George McCulloch Memorial Leonard Crunelle 1915 McCulloch Park Bronze Sculpture: approx. 8 × 3 × 3 ft. City of Muncie[1][12]
Girl Trying on Necklace Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. × 1 ft. 6 in. × 1 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[13]
Greenway Graffiti Various Artists White River Greenway Spray paint City of Muncie[1]
Innocence Mabel Landrum Torrey ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Bronze Sculpture: approx. 2 ft. × 4 ft. × 1 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[14]
Kneeling Female Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 4 ft. × 2 ft. 3 in. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[15]
Light Symphony Stephen Knapp 2006 Ball State University - Music Instruction Building Glass & Light h 23 × l 40 Ball State University[1]
Maxi-Antecedent II Lila Katzen 1978 Ball State University - Fine Arts Building Steel Ball State University[1]
Monsignor Edgar Cyr J. Faulkner 1985 St. Mary's Church Bronze Sculpture: approx. 1 ft. 6 in. × 10 in. × 10 in. Saint Mary's Church[16]
Moses and Pharaoh's Daughter Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 4 × 4 × 4 ft. Service Corporation International[17]
Nightsong Joe Beeler 1998 Riverbend Park Bronze City of Muncie[1]
Old Delaware County Courthouse Statues John A. Ward 1887 Just north of the intersection of Jackson & Main.40°11′35.37″N 85°21′56.87″W / 40.1931583°N 85.3657972°W / 40.1931583; -85.3657972 Limestone 3 figures. (Delaware chief: approx. 10 ft. × 3 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in.); (Agriculture: approx. 6 ft. 6 in. × 4 ft. 6 in. × 3 ft.); (Industry: approx. 6 ft. 6 in. × 4 ft. 6 in. × 3 ft.). City of Muncie[18]
Our Blessed Mother and the Lord George Yostel ca. 1965 Saint Mary's Church 40°11′35.24″N 85°24′47.22″W / 40.1931222°N 85.4131167°W / 40.1931222; -85.4131167 Limestone 2 pieces. Blessed Mother: approx. 24 ft. × 6 ft. × 3 ft. 6 in.; Jesus: approx. 12 ft. × 9 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. Saint Mary's Church[19]
The Passing of the Buffalo Cyrus Edwin Dallin 1929 Roundabout at Walnut and Seymour Bronze Figure: approx. 9 ft. × 4 ft. × 4 ft. 6 in. City of Muncie[1][20]
Praying Girl Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[21]
Praying Jesus Cyrus Edwin Dallin ca. 1954 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 5 ft. 9 in. × 2 ft. × 3 ft. 6 in. City of Muncie[22]
St. Joseph and Child Jesus Unknown 1952 St. Mary's School Bronze Sculpture: approx. 4 ft. × 1 ft. 3 in. × 1 ft. 3 in. Saint Mary's Church[23]
Scherzo Harriet Whitney Frishmuth 1929 Bracken Library, Ball State University Bronze Figure: approx. 7 × 3 × 2 ft. Ball State University[24]
Shepherd Richard Kishel 1981 Fountain Square United Methodist Church 40°9′12.06″N 85°23′8.13″W / 40.1533500°N 85.3855917°W / 40.1533500; -85.3855917 Fiberglass 2 figures. Shepherd: approx. 16 × 3 × 3 ft.; Sheep: approx. 5 ft. × 5 ft. 6 in. × 3 ft. Fountain Square United Methodist Church[25]
Sitting Boy Looking at Foot Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[26]
Spirit of the American Doughboy E.M. Viquesney 1934 Elm Ridge Cemetery Bronze Sculpture: approx. 6 × 4 × 4 ft. Service Corporation International[27]
Standing Boy with Book Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 4 ft. × 2 ft. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[28]
Three Children Mabel Landrum Torrey ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 2 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. Service Corporation International[29]
Threshold of Knowledge Kenneth G. Ryden 2001 Edmund Ball Center for Medical Education Bronze h. 10 ft. [1]
Tribute to Mankind Richard F. Kishel 1973 Ball State University - Studebaker Hall Cor-ten Steel h. 20 ft. Ball State University[1]
Two Laughing Children Playing in Water Grace Helen Talbot Ball State University - Center for University & Community Programs Bronze Sculpture: approx. H. 2 ft. × Diam. 4 ft. 6 in. Ball State University[30]
Unity Bridge Brian Blair Madison Street South of Charles Street Paint City of Muncie[1]
Untitled Richard Kishel 1966 Slavin Dental Clinic Concrete 2 walls. Each wall: approx. 9 ft. × 30 ft. × 8 in. Slavin Dental Clinic[31]
Virgin Mary & Child V. Moroder 1951 St. Mary's School Bronze Sculpture: approx. 5 ft. 9 in. × 2 ft. × 2 ft. Saint Mary's Church[32]
Weeping Woman Unknown ca. 1957 Elm Ridge Cemetery Marble Sculpture: approx. 4 ft. × 1 ft. 6 in. × 2 ft. 6 in. Service Corporation International[33]
Will O’ The Wisp Edward Borse Minnetrista Ball State University[1]
Wishing Well Unknown Minnetrista Bronze Minnetrista[1]
Wysor Building Entry Cuno Kibele 1906 [1]
X Notion, Like a J Lila Katzen 1977 Ball State University Museum of Art Cor-ten Steel Sculpture: approx. 12 ft. × 7 ft. 2 in. × 4 ft. Ball State University[1][34]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Muncie Visitors Bureau (2010). "Outdoor Art". Art and Culture. Muncie Visitors Bureau. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Appeal to the Great Spirit, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Beneficence, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Boy, Girl, Dog & Puppy, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Boy Listening to Watch), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Boy Reading Book), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  7. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Buttercup - Poppy and Forget-Me-Not, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  8. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Face of Christ), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  9. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Father/Mother/Daughter/Son), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  10. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Flight, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  11. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Frog Baby, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  12. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "George McCulloch Memorial, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 2 December 2010. 
  13. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Girl Trying on Necklace), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  14. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Innocence), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  15. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Kneeling Female), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  16. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Monsignor Edgar Cyr, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  17. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Moses and Pharaoh's Daughter), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  18. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Old Delaware County Courthouse Statues), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 
  19. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Our Blessed Mother and the Lord), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  20. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "The Passing of the Buffalo, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 
  21. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Praying Girl), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  22. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Praying Jesus, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  23. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(St. Joseph and Child Jesus), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  24. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Scherzo), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 
  25. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Shepherd, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  26. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Sitting Boy Looking at Foot, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  27. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Spirit of the American Doughboy, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  28. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Standing Boy with Book), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  29. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Three Children, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  30. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Two Laughing Children Playing in Water, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  31. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Untitled, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  32. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "Virgin Mary & Child, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  33. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "(Weeping Woman), (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  34. ^ Save Outdoor Sculpture (1993). "TX Series -- Like a J, (sculpture)". SOS. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 December 2010.