Archive for July 2008

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Minnesota Korean War Memorial by Art Norby

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Minnesota Korean War Memorial by Art Norby Art Norby created the “Minnesota Korean War Memorial” sculpture in 1998 for the Minnesota State Capitol Mall.

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Sources of Power by Karla Faith Ness

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Unknown Mural by Unknown Local artist Karla Faith Ness painted this faded mural in 1980.

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St. Matthew’s Church Jesus Sculpture by Gerald Bonnette

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Jesus Sculpture by Gerald Bonnette Gerald Bonnette created this sculpture of Jesus in 1970 for St. Matthew’s Church in St. Paul’s West Side neighborhood.

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Voices of Hope by Ta-coumba Aiken

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Voices of Hope by Ta-coumba Aiken In 2000 local artist Ta-coumba Aiken painted this “Voices of Hope” mural on the wall of the St. Paul Union Gospel Mission.

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The Peace Officers Memorial by Fred Richter

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Peace Officers Memorial by Fred Richter Fred Richter designed this memorial for Minnesota police officers in 1995. The columns and fountain welcome visitors from downtown St. Paul into the Minnesota State Capitol mall.

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Minnesota Woman’s Suffrage Memorial Garden by Raveevarn Choksombatchai and Ralph Nelson

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Women's Suffrage Memorial Garden by Ralph Nelson and Raveevarn Choksombatchai In 1999 and 2000 a memorial garden took shape at the Minnesota State Capitol mall that honors the woman’s suffrage movement.

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Christopher Columbus by Carlo Brioschi

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Memorial to Christopher Columbus by Carlo Brioschi Carlo Brioschi created this sculpture of Christopher Columbus in 1931. It stands in the shadow of the Minnesota State Capitol, across the street from the Judicial building.

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Knute Nelson by John Karl Daniels

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Knute Nelson Memorial by John K. Daniels Sculptor John Karl Daniels created this sculpture of Minnesota politician Knute Nelson for the Minnesota State Capitol in 1928.

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John Albert Johnson Memorial by Andrew O’Connor

Friday, July 11th, 2008

John Albert Johnson Memorial by Andrew O'Connor This sculpture of former Minnesota governor John Albert Johnson was created in 1912 by Andrew O’Connor.

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Floyd B. Olson by Amerigo Brioschi and Carlo Brioschi

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Memorial to Floyd B. Olson by Amerigo Brioschi Created in 1958 by sculptor Amerigo Brioschi, this sculpture of former Minnesota governor Floyd B. Olson stands in the shadow of the Minnesota State Capitol.

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