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Outdoor Public Art

A 2,000 pound gorilla is just one of many sculptures throughout the county. There are also more than 15 outdoor murals, including a barn quilt mural.

A Student's Life Sculpture

909 E Ford St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
This three-piece elongated sculpture by artist Tom Corbin is at the center of the courtyard at the Kansas Technology Center.
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American Legion Memorial Monument

American Legion Memorial Monument

3510 Airport Rd, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-5760
An airplane propeller and engraved stones from American Legions throughout Kansas were used to create a monument honoring the namesake of the local airport.
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Arma Centennial Mural

Arma Centennial Mural

604 East Washington, Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-4125
On a brick wall dating to 1907 & overlooks site of former hotel. Highlights area's railroad & mining history. A Model T is a reminder of old Jefferson Highway.
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Barn Quilt Mural

Barn Quilt Mural

200 S Summit St, Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-8918
girardkansas.gov
This large, colorful mural honors the rural folk art tradition of barn quilts and was dedicated at the community's sesquicentennial in 2018.
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Bender on 7 Murals

Bender on 7 Murals

820 S Summit St, Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-4860
facebook.com/benderon7/
Outdoor murals by artist Jenna Spencer
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Centennial Deer Sculpture

Centennial Deer Sculpture

S Summit St & E Prairie St, Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-6212
Dedicated on Girard's Centennial Birthday in 1969, this monument honors the spot the town's founder shot a deer and claimed the land for the new community.
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Champions Plaza Gorilla Sculpture

Champions Plaza Gorilla Sculpture

1705 S Joplin St (east of stadium), Pittsburg, KS 66762
A hand crafted 2,000 pound bronze Gorilla sculpture towers over visitors. Designed by world-renowned artist, Tom Corbin, and unveiled in 2014.
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Coal Miner Sculpture

Coal Miner Sculpture

200 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Larger-than-life-size bronze statue of an era miner, with granite monuments inscribed with the names of miners who worked in the Pittsburg-Weir coalfields.
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Colonial Fox Outdoor Theater Mural

Colonial Fox Outdoor Theater Mural

407 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-0622
colonialfox.org
Mural used for outdoor movies on the north side of the historic Colonial Fox.
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Creating Legacy Heroes Mural

204 W 5th, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-0505
facebook.com/SEKCHARITY
Get your picture taken with your favorite cartoon hero or villain. Mural is on the outside wall of a non-profit charity working to help meet basic needs.
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Downtown Pittsburg Artwalk Mural

501 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Call it "street art", "fine art" or "a mural" - six artists were each given a space to paint their interpretation of the them "Your Downtown".
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Frisco Event Center

Frisco Event Center

210 E 4th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 249-3491
facebook.com/Friscoevent/
A Frisco Freight depot built in 1902 is now an event center. A depot has been on the site since 1876, and it's the last of six Frisco depots built in Pittsburg.
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Frisco Freight Mural

Frisco Freight Mural

210 E 4th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 249-3491
facebook.com/Friscoevent/
Painted by Jenna Spencer on the south side of the Frisco Freight Event Center.
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Galloping Horse of Gansu Sculpture

Galloping Horse of Gansu Sculpture

500 E Ford Ave (southeast edge of University Lake), Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
Larger than life bronze reproduction of ancient Chinese sculpture made during the Han Dynasty. A 100th birthday gift to PSU from a dignitary in China.
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Get Busy Livin' Mural

801 N Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
getbusylivin.org
Mural honoring Dylan Meier and the values that he pursued: adventure, fitness, curiosity, generosity and a daily zest for life experiences.
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Girard Heritage Mural

Girard Heritage Mural

101 East Prairie, Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-8918
girardkansas.gov
Features several historic buildings in the community.
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Gorilla in the Jungle mural

1618 S Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 704-9185
facebook.com/sakerahibachigrill/

Gorilla sculpture (by Larry Wooster)

302 E Cleveland Ave (south side of building), Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
An iconic fiberglass structure created by the late Larry Wooster, an art instructor at the university. Located on the south side of Overman Student Center.
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Immigrant Park Mural & Children's Sculpture

106 W 2nd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Tells the story of the immigrants who settled in Southeast Kansas and shows what the immediate area looked like at the turn of the century.
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Jimmy B's Saloon

Jimmy B's Saloon

202 N Locust St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
A saloon & beer garden with occasional live music. Built in 1904 to sell tombstones & monuments. Includes hand carved stone figures of prominent Kansas legends.
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Miners Memorial

Miners Memorial

200 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
A tribute to the work and lives of the coal miners in the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Field. Includes a larger-than-life bronze statute of a miner.
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Our Lady of Pittsburg

109 E 9th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-2135
ollsmc.com
Honoring Women of Faith, this sculpture by Linda Dabeau is in the shadows of Our Lady of Lourdes church and was dedicated in 2006.
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Outdoor Theater Mural

Outdoor Theater Mural

407 N Military Ave, Mulberry, KS 66756
(620) 764-3315
Pittsburg Historical Mural

Pittsburg Historical Mural

105 E 5th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Located on the east side of the old Saunders Cooke building, which was built in 1914. Mural highlights the areas immigrant and railroad heritage.
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Pittsburg State Centennial Mural

1800 S Elm St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
Designed by Mark Switlik, the mural was completed in 2004 and can be found in Willard Plaza, on the north end of Nation Hall.
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Postcard greeting from Pittsburg

Postcard greeting from Pittsburg

4th & Pine (southeast corner), Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-1000
PittsburgAreaChamber.com
By local artist Jenna Spencer, this mural is in the style of the vintage "Welcome from..." postcards.
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Ray's Auto World

121 E 6th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Along old Jefferson Highway, this transportation heritage mural shows off vehicles of multiple eras. Includes a quirky element of surprise.
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Southeast Kansas Love Story Mural

Southeast Kansas Love Story Mural

310 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Created by local college students, this 12×24 foot signboard features a young miner giving flowers to a Southeast Kansas girl holding a chicken (of course).
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The Healer Sculpture

The Healer Sculpture

1801 S Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
Created by Joe Beeler, this sculpture is at the entrance to the Bryant Student Health Center on the campus of Pittsburg State University.
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The Night Song Sculpture

The Night Song Sculpture

E Cleveland Ave, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
PittState.edu
Bronze sculpture of a Native American playing a flute. Located on Pittsburg State campus.
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Wood Carving Sculptures

701 E Washington St, Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-4125
armakansas.org
Carved statues are by chainsaw artist Ed Babcock
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