ART IN THE PUBLIC EYE

We hope you enjoy this tour of some the varied types of public art in Helena Montana.


 

Downtown Helena - Art in the Public Eye

Arches - artist Robert Harrison
Arches - artist Robert Harrison
Great Northern Carousel - artists Ed Roth, Bette Largent, Todd Goings, Mary Harris, Dale Livezay, Chuck Kaparich, Bill Borneman, & Kasey Bergum
Great Northern Carousel - artists Ed Roth, Bette Largent, Todd Goings, Mary Harris, Dale Livezay, Chuck Kaparich, Bill Borneman, & Kasey Bergum
Fish bench, Great Northern Town Center - artist Chip Clawson
Fish bench, Great Northern Town Center - artist Chip Clawson
Lewis & Clark Experience Bear, Great Northern Town Center - artist Eric Thorsen
Confederate Fountain, Hill Park - artist George Carsley
Confederate Fountain, Hill Park - artist George Carsley
Who Gives All Gifts, St. Paul's Methodist Church - artist Tim Holmes
Who Gives All Gifts, St. Paul's Methodist Church - artist Tim Holmes
Red Shift Rocker, Holter Museum, 12 E. Lawrence - artist Richard Swanson
Red Shift Rocker, Holter Museum, 12 E. Lawrence - artist Richard Swanson
Landscape benches, Holter Museum - artist Ric Casteel
Mahan Memorial, Holter Museum - artist Ric Casteel
Queen City Gateway, 6th Ave. & Hibbard Way - artist Robert Harrison
Queen City Gateway, 6th Ave. & Hibbard Way - artist Robert Harrison
Extra! Extra!, north Downtown Walking Mall - artist Becky Eiker
Extra! Extra!, north Downtown Walking Mall - artist Becky Eiker
Native American, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Native American, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Wagon, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Wagon, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Assaying scale, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Assaying scale, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Chinese community, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Chinese community, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Gold mining, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Gold mining, bronze plaque - artist Lindy Miller
Bullwacker, north Downtown Walking Mall - artist John Weaver
Bullwacker, north Downtown Walking Mall - artist John Weaver
Bullwacker plaque
Bullwacker plaque
Bear About Town - artist Dennis McCahon
Bear About Town - artist Dennis McCahon
The Prospectors, Downtown Walking Mall at Broadway & Last Chance Gulch - artist Lyndon Pomeroy
The Prospectors, Downtown Walking Mall at Broadway & Last Chance Gulch - artist Lyndon Pomeroy
Flamenco, Myrna Loy Center, 15 N. Ewing - artist Richard Swanson
Flamenco, Myrna Loy Center, 15 N. Ewing - artist Richard Swanson
George Washington, Lewis and Clark County Courthouse
George Washington, Lewis and Clark County Courthouse
Bison, Lewis and Clark Library, 120 S. Last Chance Gulch
Bison, Lewis and Clark Library, 120 S. Last Chance Gulch
All of the Above, None of the Above, Pioneer Park - artist Chip Clawson (Kathryn Fehlig photo)
All of the Above, None of the Above, Pioneer Park - artist Chip Clawson (Kathryn Fehlig photo)
 

 

Downtown Helena - Paintings

Commerce, City-County Building, 316 N. Park Ave. - artist Bob Morgan
Commerce, City-County Building, 316 N. Park Ave. - artist Bob Morgan
Education, City-County Building, 316 N. Park Ave. - artist John W. Beauchamp
Education, City-County Building, 316 N. Park Ave. - artist John W. Beauchamp

Historic Buildings and Public Art

Cherubs on St. Helena Cathedral, built 1905 - architect Von Herbulis
Cherubs on St. Helena Cathedral, built 1905 - architect Von Herbulis
Saints on St. Helena Cathedral
Saints on St. Helena Cathedral
Central School detail
Central School detail
Column and detail, Helena Light and Traction Building, built 1903
Column and detail, Helena Light and Traction Building, built 1903
Window, Grand Street Theater - artist Barry Hood
Window, Grand Street Theater - artist Barry Hood
Bird, First National Bank Building, built 1931 - architects Stanley, Willson & Hugenin
Bird, First National Bank Building, built 1931 - architects Stanley, Willson & Hugenin
Diamond Block oriels, built 1889 - architects Shaffer & Stranahan
Diamond Block oriels, built 1889 - architects Shaffer & Stranahan
Power Block detail, built 1889 - architects Shaffer & Read
Power Block detail, built 1889 - architects Shaffer & Read
Double-headed eagle on Consistory Shrine
Double-headed eagle on Consistory Shrine
Securities Building with Bullwacker, built 1886 - architects Hodgson, Wallingford & Stem
Securities Building with Bullwacker, built 1886 - architects Hodgson, Wallingford & Stem
Fish drainspout, Securities Building
Fish drainspout, Securities Building
Atlas Block detail, built 1888 - architects Shaffer & Stranahan
Atlas Block detail, built 1888 - architects Shaffer & Stranahan
Rear corner of Atlas Block, detail
Rear corner of Atlas Block, detail
Historic building carved stone remnant, now a downtown bench
Historic building carved stone remnant, now a downtown bench
Top of Granite Building, built 1928 - architect John G. Link
Top of Granite Building, built 1928 - architect John G. Link
Top of LaLonde Building, built 1928 - architect John G. Link
Top of LaLonde Building, built 1928 - architect John G. Link
Top of New York Building, built 1929 - architect George Carsley
Top of New York Building, built 1929 - architect George Carsley
Tailor on NY Building
Tailor on NY Building
Seamstress on NY Building
Seamstress on NY Building
Kiosk top, Broadwater Hotel remnant
Kiosk top, Broadwater Hotel remnant
Masonic Temple facade, built 1885 - architects Matthias & Heinlein
Masonic Temple facade, built 1885 - architects Matthias & Heinlein
Masonic Temple detail
Masonic Temple detail
 

 For more information about the Cathedral of St. Helena, http://www.sthelenas.org/history/

For more information about Helena history, http://www.helenahistory.org/helena_last_chance_gulch.htm


Contact Information


Helena Public Art Committee
City of Helena Community Development 
Room 445
4th Floor, City-County Building
316 N. Park Avenue
Helena MT  59623
(406) 447-8491
kmacefield(at)ci.helena.mt.us