Category Archives: Public Art

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Monarch Sculpture Park probably has close to eighty outdoor sculptures representing a wide range of artistic styles. Modern, classic, quirky, humorous, ethnic, heart-warming, and more than a little surrealistic. Continue reading

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Chihuly’s Crystal Towers

At first glance, Chihuly’s Crystal Towers look like a pair of blue sugar swizzle sticks standing on end. But at night, the crystals are illuminated from below and the towers become beacons of light in the midst of the city. Continue reading

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To Those Who Serve

Perched at the top of a grassy hillock, surrounded by evergreens, is the bronze statue of a young American Soldier. The Inland Northwest Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 10, 1985. It can be found in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Larry Anderson

“New Beginnings” is a bronze statue created by famed Pacific NW artist Larry Anderson. It’s located on the sidewalk just outside of Tacoma’s historic Union Station building. Continue reading

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Outdoor Sculpture Court

The Evan H. Roberts Memorial Sculpture Mall is located on the east side of the Portland Art Museum. Visitors will find about a dozen sculptures featured here by some of the Pacific NW’s finest artists. Continue reading

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Salmon Run Bell Tower

Church bells, clock towers, chimes of any kind. If I’m out and about, walking, there’s nothing like the ringing of a bell to stop me dead in my tracks. I just can’t help but look around for the source of … Continue reading

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Ilchee on the Columbia

Ilchee, Moon Girl, “had the power of a Shaman and she paddled her own canoe, the sign of a chief.” Continue reading

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