Arts & Entertainment

Pose with one of several statues of the university’s mascot, the Gorilla, and view the numerous displays of public art donated to the university.

The Champions Plaza gorilla statue greets visitors outside the east stands of Carnie Smith Stadium on the campus of Pittsburg State University.

Performing Arts

Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

1711 S Homer St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4536
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1711 S Homer St Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 235-4536 bicknellcenter.com Broadway shows, nationally-known speakers, concerts, art gallery, symphony orchestra. Event & meeting spaces available.
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Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall inside McCray Hall

East Lindburg St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
East Lindburg St Pittsburg, KS 66762 The Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall is inside McCray Hall on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The Recital Hall features a newly rebuilt Steinway concert grand piano, and a 3-manual, mechanical action Fisk Opus 106 organ, constructed in 1995. Built in 1929
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Outdoor Public Art

A Student's Life Sculpture

909 E Ford St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4365
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909 E Ford St Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 235-4365 pittstate.edu This three-piece sculpture by artist Tom Corbin is at the center of the courtyard at the Kansas Technology Center, and is an example of the elongated style for which Corbin has become known around the world.
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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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Fiberglass Gorilla Sculpture

302 E Cleveland Ave (south side of building), Pittsburg, KS 66762
302 E Cleveland Ave (south side of building) Pittsburg, KS 66762 An iconic fiberglass structure created in 1965 by the late Larry Wooster, an art instructor, can be seen on the south side of the Overman Student Center facing The Oval, the sidewalks that connect the main campus at
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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
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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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Pittsburg State Centennial Mural

1800 S Elm St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
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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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The Healer Sculpture

The Healer Sculpture

1801 S Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
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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
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Bronze sculpture of a Native American playing a flute. Located on Pittsburg State campus.
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Indoor Public Art

“Beethoven” by Andy Warhol exhibit

1711 S Homer St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4536
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On permanent display on the second floor of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.
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1957 and 1961 NAIA National Football Championships Murals

1957 and 1961 NAIA National Football Championships Murals

1801 S Homer, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
By famed sports artist Ted Watts, these murals highlight Carnie Smith & his Gorilla football teams who won the 1957 & 1961 NAIA National Football Championships.
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Bicknell Gallery

Bicknell Gallery

1711 S Homer St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4536
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1711 S Homer St Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 235-4536 bicknellcenter.com The gallery’s high ceilings, flexible lighting grid and nearly 3,500 square-feet of display and work space provide incredible opportunities for artists and patrons alike. This space provides special exhibitions and also includes work space for an artist-in-residence and the flexibility
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Birger Sandzén Landscapes Gallery

E Lindburg St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000
E Lindburg St Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 231-7000 Landscape paintings "Autumn Symphony" and "Wild Horse Creek" by Birger Sandzén’s decorate the entrance foyer of McCray Hall on the campus of Pittsburg State University. Sven Birger Sandzén was born in Blidsberg, Sweden on February 5, 1871. He immigrated to Lindsborg,
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Father Emil Kapaun Memorial Mural

Father Emil Kapaun Memorial Mural

301A E Cleveland Ave St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-1138
Memorial to Catholic priest from Kansas who served as a Korean War II U.S. Army Chaplain. Died a POW while ensuring survival of others. Awarded Medal of Honor.
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Harry Krug Gallery

Harry Krug Gallery

202 E Cleveland Ave, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4305
pittstate.edu/art/galleries-and-exhibitions.html
202 E Cleveland Ave Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 235-4305 pittstate.edu/art/galleries-and-exhibitions.html Juried artists are selected from portfolios representing all mediums in the University Gallery. Displayed contemporary art comes from the University Art Department faculty as well as contributors from all over the United States, local artists and from graduate students.
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University Gallery

University Gallery

202 E Cleveland Ave, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-4305
pittstate.edu/art/galleries-and-exhibitions.html
202 E Cleveland Ave Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 235-4305 pittstate.edu/art/galleries-and-exhibitions.html Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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