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This is a list of public art in Bloomington, 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.


Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Alexander Memorial
Grand Army of the Republic Monument
Joseph Graf and Albert McIlveen 1928 Monroe County Courthouse39°10′0.64″N 86°32′2.07″W / 39.1668444°N 86.5339083°W / 39.1668444; -86.5339083 Limestone Overall: approx. H. 35 ft.; Sculpture: approx. 8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 ft. Monroe County Commissioners GAR Monument in Bloomington, Indiana, blue sky.jpg
Axis Dale Enochs 1985 Miller-Showers Park 39°10′47.04″N 86°32′3.89″W / 39.1797333°N 86.5344139°W / 39.1797333; -86.5344139 Limestone Sculpture: approx. 25 x 7 x 7 ft. City of Bloomington
Bloomington Waters Brad Goldberg & Diana Goldberg 1995 Bloomington Parks & Recreation 39°10′10.95″N 86°32′10.61″W / 39.1697083°N 86.5362806°W / 39.1697083; -86.5362806 Limestone Approx. H. 12 ft. x W. 9 ft. City of Bloomington
Christ in Garden of Gethsemane Georgia Marble Works ca. 1955 Valhalla Memorial Gardens Marble Sculpture: approx. 47 x 72 x 20 in. Valhalla Memorial Gardens
Congregations for Peace William T. Dahman and William Galloway 1978-1979 Monroe County Courthouse Limestone Sculpture: approx. 6 ft. x 43 in. x 43 in. Monroe County Commissioners Monroe County Courthouse Statue (4000064852).jpg
February Jerald Jacquard 1988 McCalla School 39°10′16.62″N 86°31′38.18″W / 39.1712833°N 86.5272722°W / 39.1712833; -86.5272722 Steel approx. 8 ft. x 96 in. x 144 in. Indiana University
Foster Quadrangle Relief Unknown Ida Husted Harper Hall, John W. Foster Quadrangle Limestone Approx. 18 ft. x 6 ft. x 4 in. Indiana University
Garden of Prayer Georgia Marble Works (Fabricator) ca. 1965 Valhalla Memory Gardens Marble Sculpture: approx. 36 x 24 x 24 in. Valhalla Memory Gardens
The Goodbody Duck Albert McIlveen Goodbody Hall, Indiana University Limestone Approx. 18 x 12 x 12 in. Indiana University
Indiana Arc Charles O. Perry 1955 Indiana University Art Museum Aluminum IU Art Museum.jpg
Light of the World Albert Molnar 1908 Monroe County Courthouse (south portico) Limestone 12 x 9 x 4 ft Statue (3999628316).jpg
Memorial Hall sculptures Unknown 1925 Memorial Hall Limestone Indiana University seal relief: approx. 4 ft. x 18 in. x 6 in.; East and west reliefs: each approx. 16 x 12 x 6 in.; Doorway reliefs: each approx. 10 x 8 x 4 in. Indiana University
Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Tony Grub 1991 Monroe County Courthouse Limestone, metal Sculpture: approx. 6 1/2 x 37 x 30 ft. Monroe County Commissioners
Peau Rouge Indiana Alexander Calder 1970 Musical Arts Center, Indiana University 39°10′0″N 86°30′59″W / 39.16667°N 86.51639°W / 39.16667; -86.51639 Steel Sculpture: approx. 40 x 32 x 33 ft. Indiana University IUB - MAC - P1100532.JPG
Point/Counterpoint Jerald Jacquard 1978 Corner of 6th & Madison 39°10′2.7″N 86°32′15.17″W / 39.167417°N 86.5375472°W / 39.167417; -86.5375472 Steel approx. 7 1/3 x 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 ft.
Portico of Myers Hall Unknown Myers Hall Limestone Tripartite relief: approx. 5 ft. x 108 in. x 15 in.; Owls: approx. 24 x 16 x 11 in.; Faces in windows: approx. 15 x 10 x 15 in. Indiana University
Rabb Hall Relief Figures Nathaniel Choate 1959 Rabb Hall, Indiana University Limestone Approx. 43 x 91 x 5 in. Indiana University
Showalter Fountain
The Birth of Venus
Robert Laurent 1961 Indiana University Auditorium Bronze IUB-Showalter Fountain 2.jpg
Wright Quadrangle Reliefs Joseph Pollia 1949 Wright Quadrangle, Indiana University Limestone Justice and Art, each: approx. 6 ft. x 6 ft. x 5 in.; Sport reliefs, each: approx. 3 ft. x 45 ft. x 3 ft.; Drama: approx. 4 ft. x 4 ft. x 5 in.; Science: approx. 6 ft. x 6 ft. 2 in. x 5 in. Indiana University
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