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This list of public art in Baltimore provides an introduction to public art which is accessible in an outdoor public space in Baltimore. Because the collection of public art is extensive and continues to grow, the list is incomplete. A fuller picture is available externally at:

Selected artworks

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Notes
GeorgeArmisteadStatue crop.jpg The Armistead Monument Fort McHenry

39°15′51.01″N 76°34′55.80″W / 39.2641694°N 76.5821667°W / 39.2641694; -76.5821667 (short title)
1914 Edward Berge Bronze 8 ft 4 12 in (2.553 m) × 4 ft (1.2 m) National Park Service
Babe Ruth statue.jpg Babe's Dream Oriole Park at Camden Yards

39°17′5.81″N 76°37′14.56″W / 39.2849472°N 76.6207111°W / 39.2849472; -76.6207111 (short title)
1998 Susan Luery Bronze 16 ft (4.9 m) high Maryland Stadium Authority
Balt Battle Monument 1a.jpg The Battle Monument Calvert and Fayette streets

39°17′26.96″N 76°36′44.75″W / 39.2908222°N 76.6124306°W / 39.2908222; -76.6124306 (short title)
1825 Antonio Capellano
Architect: Maximilian Godefroy
Marble 52 ft (16 m) high; figure height 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m) City of Baltimore
Billie Holiday Statue (1985; James Earl Reid, sculptor), Pennsylvania Avenue and W. Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 (26388939557).jpg Billie Holiday Pennsylvania and W. Lafayette avenues

39°17′26.96″N 76°36′44.75″W / 39.2908222°N 76.6124306°W / 39.2908222; -76.6124306 (short title)
1985 James Earl Reid Bronze City of Baltimore
Chris Colombo Druid Hill Park.JPG Columbus Monument Druid Hill Park, Jones Falls Trail

39°19′09.9″N 76°38′30.8″W / 39.319417°N 76.641889°W / 39.319417; -76.641889 (short title)
1892 Achille Canessa Marble 6 ft (1.8 m) × 34 in (860 mm) × 24 in (610 mm) City of Baltimore
Christopher Columbus Monument Baltimore 27.jpg Christopher Columbus Little Italy, Columbus Piazza 1984 Mauro Bigarani Marble 14 ft (4.3 m) City of Baltimore Destroyed on July 4, 2020 by protesters toppling over the statue and dumping the remains into the Baltimore Harbor.
Northeast Baltimore Walking Tour (29610351472).jpg Columbus Obelisk Harford Road & Walther Avenue, Herring Run Park

39°20′10.9″N 76°34′28.3″W / 39.336361°N 76.574528°W / 39.336361; -76.574528 (short title)
1792 Brick and stucco 44 ft (13 m) × 6 34 in (170 mm) City of Baltimore Councilman Ryan Dorsey introduce legislation to rename and rededicate the monument as The Police Violence Victims Monument.
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument Baltimore 1910.jpg Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument Mount Royal Avenue and Lafayette Avenue 1902–2017 Frederick Ruckstull Bronze City of Baltimore Removed August 16, 2017
CSAWomen2008.jpg Confederate Women's Monument Charles Street and University Parkway

39°19′59.94″N 76°37′6.11″W / 39.3333167°N 76.6183639°W / 39.3333167; -76.6183639 (short title)
1917–2017 J. Maxwell Miller Bronze 115 in × 114 in × 98 in (2,920 mm × 2,900 mm × 2,490 mm) City of Baltimore Removed August 16, 2017
EAPoeStatue.jpg Edgar Allan Poe Monument University of Baltimore Law Center Plaza

39°18′20.48″N 76°37′2.27″W / 39.3056889°N 76.6172972°W / 39.3056889; -76.6172972 (short title)
1915 Moses Jacob Ezekiel Bronze 5 ft (1.5 m) × 27 in (690 mm) × 45 in (1,100 mm) City of Baltimore
FallswayFountain.jpg Fallsway Fountain Guilford Avenue and Biddle Street

39°18′11.95″N 76°36′42.39″W / 39.3033194°N 76.6117750°W / 39.3033194; -76.6117750 (short title)
1915 Hans Schuler
Architect: Theodore Wells Pietsch
Marble 30 ft × 24 ft × 44 ft (9.1 m × 7.3 m × 13.4 m) City of Baltimore
Force statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Force Mount Vernon Place, the Northeast corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.54″N 76°36′54.9″W / 39.2976500°N 76.615250°W / 39.2976500; -76.615250 (Force (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 39 in × 28 in × 32 in (990 mm × 710 mm × 810 mm) City of Baltimore
Key Monument with Flag.JPG Francis Scott Key Monument Eutaw Place & Lanvale Street

39°18′14″N 76°37′34″W / 39.30388°N 76.62605°W / 39.30388; -76.62605 (F.S. Key Monument)
1911 Antonin Mercié Bronze, marble, and granite. Figure of Columbia appears to be gilt. Overall: approx. H. 40 ft (12 m) City of Baltimore
George Peabody statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg George Peabody East garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51.2″N 76°36′54.14″W / 39.297556°N 76.6150389°W / 39.297556; -76.6150389 (short title)
1869 William Wetmore Story Bronze 84 in × 40 in × 64 in (2,100 mm × 1,000 mm × 1,600 mm) City of Baltimore
G Washington Druid Hill Bmore.JPG George Washington Druid Hill Park

39°19′03″N 76°38′34″W / 39.3175°N 76.6428°W / 39.3175; -76.6428 (short title)
1857 Edward Sheffield Bartholomew Marble 8 in × 3 in × 30 in (203 mm × 76 mm × 762 mm) City of Baltimore
Hiker Monument in Baltimore MD.jpg The Hiker North Lakewood and East Fayette Streets

39°17′41″N 76°34′46″W / 39.294602°N 76.579387°W / 39.294602; -76.579387 (Baltimore, Maryland)
1943 Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson Bronze City of Baltimore
John Eager Howard statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg The John Eager Howard Monument North garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′54.25″N 76°36′56.58″W / 39.2984028°N 76.6157167°W / 39.2984028; -76.6157167 (short title)
1904 Emmanuel Fremiet 1824–1910 Bronze 12 ft × 4 12 ft × 9 12 ft (3.7 m × 1.4 m × 2.9 m) City of Baltimore
Johns Hopkins Monument, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD - man.jpg Johns Hopkins Monument Charles and 33rd Streets

39°19′41″N 76°37′4.65″W / 39.32806°N 76.6179583°W / 39.32806; -76.6179583 (short title)
1935 Hans Schuler
Architect: William Gordon Beecher
Bronze and marble 70 in × 186 in × 53 in (1,800 mm × 4,700 mm × 1,300 mm) City of Baltimore
Lafayette statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Lafayette Monument South garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′49.92″N 76°36′56.3″W / 39.2972000°N 76.615639°W / 39.2972000; -76.615639 (short title)
1924 Andrew O'Connor, Jr. Bronze 16 ft × 8 ft × 16 ft (4.9 m × 2.4 m × 4.9 m) City of Baltimore
Latrobe Statue Baltimore.JPG Latrobe Monument Broadway at Baltimore Street

39°17′30″N 76°35′38″W / 39.29168°N 76.59386°W / 39.29168; -76.59386 (short title)
1914 Edward Berge
and J. Maxwell Miller
Bronze 150 in × 9 in × 83 12 in (3,810 mm × 230 mm × 2,120 mm) City of Baltimore
MarylandLineMonument.jpg Maryland Line Monument Mount Royal Plaza

39°18′20.26″N 76°37′7.71″W / 39.3056278°N 76.6188083°W / 39.3056278; -76.6188083 (short title)
1901 Albert L. Van den Berghen
Architect: Hodges and Leach
Bronze 60 ft 6 in (18.44 m) high; sculpture 11 ft (3.4 m) high approx. City of Baltimore
Paul Dubois-Military courage.jpg Military Courage West garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′50.95″N 76°37′0.45″W / 39.2974861°N 76.6167917°W / 39.2974861; -76.6167917 (Military Courage (DuBois))
1885 Paul DuBois Bronze 70 in × 24 in × 32 in (1,780 mm × 610 mm × 810 mm) City of Baltimore
Order statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Order Mount Vernon Place, the Southeast corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′50.82″N 76°36′54.91″W / 39.2974500°N 76.6152528°W / 39.2974500; -76.6152528 (Order (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 38 in × 27 in × 33 in (970 mm × 690 mm × 840 mm) City of Baltimore
Peace statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Peace Mount Vernon Place, the Southwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′50.66″N 76°36′57.81″W / 39.2974056°N 76.6160583°W / 39.2974056; -76.6160583 (Peace (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 38 in × 26 in × 34 in (970 mm × 660 mm × 860 mm) City of Baltimore
Pulaski-Szmurlo.jpg Pulaski Memorial Patterson Park at Linwood and Eastern Avenue

39°17′13.77″N 76°34′37.47″W / 39.2871583°N 76.5770750°W / 39.2871583; -76.5770750 (Peace (sculpture))
1942 Hans Schuler Architect: A. C. Radziszewski Bronze, marble and brick 129 in (3,300 mm) × 15 ft (4.6 m) × 26 in (660 mm) City of Baltimore
Roger B. Taney statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Roger B. Taney North garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′52.63″N 76°36′56.47″W / 39.2979528°N 76.6156861°W / 39.2979528; -76.6156861 (short title)
1871, 1887 recast, 2017 removed William Henry Rinehart Bronze 86 in × 47 in × 62 in (2,200 mm × 1,200 mm × 1,600 mm) City of Baltimore Removed August 16, 2017
Barye statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Seated Lion Mount Vernon Place, the Southwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.04″N 76°36′58.28″W / 39.2975111°N 76.6161889°W / 39.2975111; -76.6161889 (Seated Lion (sculpture))
1847 duplicate Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 75 in × 38 in × 53 in (1,900 mm × 970 mm × 1,350 mm) City of Baltimore
Severn Teackle Wallis statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg Severn Teackle Wallis East garden of Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51.33″N 76°36′51.29″W / 39.2975917°N 76.6142472°W / 39.2975917; -76.6142472 (short title)
1903 Laurent-Honoré Marqueste Bronze 94 in × 40 in × 30 in (2,390 mm × 1,020 mm × 760 mm) City of Baltimore
Jackson and Lee Monument, Front.JPG Jackson and Lee Monument West slope of Wyman Park Dell along Art Museum Drive 1948-2017 Laura Gardin Fraser Bronze City of Baltimore
UnionSoldiersSailorsdetail.jpg Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument Wyman Park, Charles and 29th streets

39°19′25.77″N 76°37′4.30″W / 39.3238250°N 76.6178611°W / 39.3238250; -76.6178611 (short title)
1909 Adolph A. Weinman
Architect: Albert Randolph Ross
Bronze 10 in × 102 in × 150 in (250 mm × 2,590 mm × 3,810 mm) City of Baltimore
Wm Wallace Druid Hill 1893.JPG Wallace Monument Druid Hill Park, Lake Drive

39°19′02″N 76°38′29″W / 39.3173°N 76.6413°W / 39.3173; -76.6413 (Wallace Monument))
1893 D. W. Stevenson Bronze 16 ft × 6 ft × 4 ft (4.9 m × 1.8 m × 1.2 m); Base 14 ft × 12 ft × 11 ft (4.3 m × 3.7 m × 3.4 m) City of Baltimore
War statue, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD.jpg War Mount Vernon Place, the Northwest corner of the Washington Monument

39°17′51.44″N 76°36′57.87″W / 39.2976222°N 76.6160750°W / 39.2976222; -76.6160750 (War (sculpture))
late 1850s Antoine-Louis Barye Bronze 40 in × 28 in × 36 in (1,020 mm × 710 mm × 910 mm) City of Baltimore
Washington Monument, Baltimore, MD.jpg Washington Monument Mount Vernon Place

39°17′51″N 76°36′56″W / 39.29750°N 76.61556°W / 39.29750; -76.61556 (short title)
1829 Enrico Causici
Architect: Robert Mills
Italian travertine. 188 ft (57 m) high, sculpture 16 ft (4.9 m) high approx. City of Baltimore
  • Kelly, Cindy. Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore: A Historical Guide to Public Art in the Monumental City. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
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