Sarasota - Manatee

Public Art, Displays, and Memorials

This page lists public art, sculptures, statues, monuments, memorials, fountains, and other forms of art or historical displays in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
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A Family Place- Children's Fountain Sculpture

With the beautiful view of Sarasota Bay, The Children's Fountain is an additional, enjoyable splash park for your kids. It was designed by Spanish art ...

Area: North Sarasota
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Adventure Mountain Sculpture

Adventure Mountain is a bronze sculpture created in 2000 by James Davidson. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Main St. and School Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
American Allegory Sculpture

American Allegory is a hammered bronze copper sculpture created in 1976 by Jack Cartlidge. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1976 ...

Area: North Sarasota
Ringling Blvd. & Pine Pl. (Charles Ringling Park), Sarasota, FL, 34236
Amphibious Aquanaut Sculpture

The aluminum sculpture was created in 2004 by Evan Lewis from Chicago, Illinois. It was aquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2006.

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Front Park, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Applause Sculpture

Applause is an aluminum scultpure created in 1990 by Romanian artist, David E. Davis. It was acquired into the Van Wezel Collection in 1991.

Area: North Sarasota
777 Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Biehl Park Mural

Biehl Park is named for Michael Biehl, who donated money to the Sarasota Conservation Foundation for the purchase of the property on which the park wa ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
100 W. Tampa Ave, Venice, FL
Bob Beardsworth Memorial Sculpture

Bob Beardsworth Memorial is a corten steel sculpture created by James Tucker. It is part of the City Public Art Collection.

Area: Barrier Islands
St Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Bradenton Riverwalk Public Art

Nineteen pieces of art created by five artists add another dimension of discovery to the Riverwalk experience. The collection of public art offers int ...

Area: West Bradenton
Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Buck, The - Sculpture

The Buck is a marble and stone sculpture created in 2000 by John Type. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Shore Rd., Sarasota, FL
Butterfly Lady, The - Sculpture

The Butterfly Lady is a bronze sculpture created in 2000 by August Moreau. It was acquired into the City public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Palm Ave. & Cocoanut, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Chryslis Launcher Sculpture

The Chryslis Launcher that is a gateway sculpture announcing an entry point to the Village of the Arts. The wings of the "butterfly" continue on the s ...

Area: West Bradenton
Downtown Bradenton, Bradenton, FL, 34202
Complexus Sculpture

This sculpture titled 'Complexus' is often called the 'Star pointer' or 'Pick up sticks' by the locals. The 70 foot tall red Corten steel sculpture, b ...

Area: North Sarasota
1 Sarasota Tower, Sarasota, FL, 34246
De Soto National Memorial

De Soto National Memorial, 5 miles (8 km) west of Bradenton, Florida, commemorates the 1539 landing of Hernando de Soto and the first extensive organi ...

Area: West Bradenton
8300 Desoto Memorial Highway, Bradenton, FL, 34209
Discus Thrower (discobolos) Sculpture

Discus Thrower (discobolos) is a bronze sculpture created by Gennaro Chiurazzi. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1925.

Area: Barrier Islands
St Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Dolphin Fountain

The Dolphin Fountain was created in 1995 by Steve Dickey who reside in Tampa Bay, FL. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1995.

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Front Park, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Dough Boy War Memorial

An octagonal, multitiered structure set in a planter. Atop each corner of the lowest tier is a perched eagle with outstretched wings. Below the eagles ...

Area: North Sarasota
Rev. J. d. Hamel Park, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Earth Mother Sculpture

Earth Mother is a ceramic clay sculpture created in 1983 by Jack Cartlidge. It was donated to the City Public Art Collected in 1983.

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Encore Sculpture

Encore is a painted concrete sculpture created in 1975 by Saul Howard. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1975.

Area: North Sarasota
8th St., Sarasota, FL
Exotic 10 Sculpture

Exotic 10 is a steel sculpture created in 2000 by David Peirick who resides in Sarasota. It was acquired in the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Downtown, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Facts of Life Sculpture

Facts of Life is a bronze sculture created in 2000 by Glenna Goodacre who reside in Sante Fe, New Mexico. It was acquired into the Van Wezel Collectio ...

Area: North Sarasota
777 Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Flip Flops, Cuppa Joe and Toast Bike Rack Art

This functional art is by Mark Aeling and are sculptural bike racks located downtown on Old Main St. They add a touch of whimsy and provide a much nee ...

Area: West Bradenton
Old Main Street-Downtown, Bradenton, FL, 34208
Garden Sculpture 3

The aluminum sculpture was created in 2000 by Doris Leeper. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2003.

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Giraffes at Cocoplum Village Shops-North Port

Five giraffe sculptures are located in front of the Cocoplum Village Shops. They make the people of North Port and it's visitors smile!

Area: North Port/Englewood
17179 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL, 34287
Good Heart Place

Good Heart Place was created in 1993 by Nancy Goodheart Matthews. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1993.

Area: North Sarasota
Lemon Ave. and N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Graser Park Fountain

The park is named for Merle Graser who was mayor of Venice from 1993-98. His family donated the fountain, including the marble dolphins that were carv ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
740 Barcelona Ave, Venice, FL
Guardian, The - Sculpture

The Guardian is a hammered bronze copper sculpture created in 1984 by Jack Cartlidge. It was donated to the City of Public Art Collection in 1983.

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Interlocking Love Sculpture

Interlocking Love is a bronze sculpture in 1995 by Bob Fetty. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Mound St./U.S. 41/Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL, 34236
John Ringling Sculpture

John Ringling is a bronze sculpture created in 2001 by Tony Lopez. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2001.

Area: North Sarasota
St Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Ken Thompson Memorial Reflecting Pool and Luma Cloud

Ken Thompson Memorial Reflecting Pool was created in 2002 as a city project and is part of the City Public Art Collection. The Luma Cloud is a scul ...

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Life Choices Mural

Life Cycles Muralist Michael Parker invited many community groups in the neighborhood around the Bradenton Police Substation to join him in investigat ...

Area: West Bradenton
14th St W and 14th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL, 34208
Marius Park Tree Sculptures

The half-acre park boasts majestic live oaks along with crepe myrtle, Norfolk pine, eucalyptus, orchid, bottle brush, bamboo and several varieties of ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
6890 Marius Road, North Port, FL, 34209
MCAT Transit Station Public Art Display

The Transit Station with five, 25-feet-tall/10-feet wide public art display sections designed to represent the region’s natural landscape.

Area: West Bradenton
1108 - 26th Ave. E., Bradenton, FL, 34208
Meander Sculpture

Meander is an aluminum sculpture created in 2006 by Bruce White. It was acquired in the City Public Art Collection in 2006.

Area: North Sarasota
111 S. Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Mercury (Borghese Warrior) Mercury

Mercury (Borghese Warrior) is a bronze sculpture created by Gennaro Chiurazzi. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1925.

Area: Barrier Islands
St Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Monolith II Sculpture

Monolith II is a hammered bronze copper sculpture created in 1967 by Jack Cartlidge. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1967.

Area: North Sarasota
Mecca Drive, Sarasota, FL
Mr. Red Sculpture

Mr. Red is an aluminum sculpture created in 2000 by David Langley. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2002.

Area: North Sarasota
Cocoanut Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Nobodys Listening Sculpture

Nobodys Listening is a hammered bronze copper sculpture created in 1967 by Jack Cartlidge. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 1967 ...

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Olympic Wannabees Sculpture

Olympic Wannabees is a bronze sculpture created in 2002 by Glenna Goodacre who resides in Sante Fe, New Mexico. It was acquired into the City Public A ...

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Front Park, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Omphalos Sculpture

Omphalos is a steel scultpure created in 2000 by Richard Beckman. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Front Park, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Patriots Park at Venetia Bay

This 4-acre park is ideally situated with visibility from US 41, serves as one of the Legacy Trail trailheads and provides recognition to those who ha ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
800 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL
Peoples Place Sculpture

Peoples Place is a steel sculpture created in 1999 by John Dehn who resides in Sarasota. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
Intersection of Main St. and Adelia St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Photon II Sculpture

Photon II is an aluminum sculpture created in 2000 by Dennis Kowal who resides in Sarasota. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 200 ...

Area: North Sarasota
777 Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Pioneer Family Sculpture

Pioneer Family is a hammered bronze copper sculpture that was created in 1984 by Jack Cartlidge. It was donated to the City Public Art Collection.

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Royal St. Andrew-Father of Golf (The Duffer) Sculpture

This is a bronze sculpture created in 2001 by Jack Dowd. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2001.

Area: North Sarasota
1900 Main St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Runners, The - Sculpture

The Runners is an aluminum sculpture created in 2001 by Jorge Blanco. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2001.

Area: North Sarasota
Between 6th St. & 9th St. (Across from Municipal Center)
Samurai Scultpure

Samurai is an aluminum sculpture created in 2000 by Bruce White. It was acquired into the City Public Art Collection in 2000.

Area: North Sarasota
1565 1st St., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Sarasota National Cemetary

The 295-acre national cemetery in the Sarasota area will serve veterans’ needs for the next 50 years. The cemetery is located in Sarasota County along ...

Area: South Sarasota
9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL, 34241
Sarasota Sculpture Center

Sarasota Sculpture Center is a 501c3 not for profit organization that has exhibited biennially for 15 years on Sarasota’s bayfront, connecting the dow ...

Area: North Sarasota
1662 Floyd St., Sarasota, FL, 34239
Sentinel I Sculpture

Sentinel I is a hammered bronze copper sculpture created in 1984 by Jack Cartlidge. It was donated to the City Public Art Collection in 1983.

Area: North Sarasota
Bay Shore Rd., Sarasota, FL
Sprite Sculpture

Sprite is a bronze sculpture created in 1998 by Frank Colson. It was acquired into the Van Wezel Collection in 1998.

Area: North Sarasota
777 Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL, 34236