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This is a list of public art in Ward 3 of Washington, D.C.

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork visible inside a museum.

Most of the works mentioned are sculptures. When this is not the case (i.e. sound installation, for example) it is stated next to the title.

Title Artist Year Location/GPS Coordinates Material Dimensions Owner Image
Limestone Aztec Eagles Joseph Younger 1931 Kennedy-Warren Apartment Building

38°55′54″N 77°3′21″W / 38.93167°N 77.05583°W / 38.93167; -77.05583

Limestone BF Saul Properties[1]
Kennedy-Warren Apartment Building - Aztec eagles.jpg
Sedgewood Garden Architectural Sculptures M. Mestribian 1932 c. 1932 Sedgewick Garden Apartments, 3726 Connecticut Ave., N.W. [2]
Kahlil Gibran Gordon Kray 1990 3100 Massachusetts Ave N.W. Bronze, Marble, Limestone & Granite Overall: approx. 4.5 ft. × 30 ft. × 5 ft. (5 tons). United States Department of the Interior & Kahlil Gibran Memorial Foundation[3]
KhalilGibranMemorial01.jpg
Statue of Winston Churchill William McVey 1965 British Embassy Bronze & Granite Sculpture: approx. 7 × 3.5 × 6 ft.; Base: approx. 1.5 × 6 × 7 ft. English-Speaking Union[4]
Churchill Statue, British Embassy, Washington, D.C LCCN2011630702.tif
Medallions Unknown 1928 PNC Bank, 5530 Connecticut Ave, N.W. Stone 4 relief medallions. Each: approx. D. 3 in. Diam. 3 ft. PNC Financial Services[5]
Behrend Menorah Saunders Schultz 1984 Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St., N.W.

38°56′02″N 77°4′47″W / 38.93389°N 77.07972°W / 38.93389; -77.07972

Polished stainless steel & Stone Sculpture: approx. 26 × 28 × 28 ft.; Base: approx. Diam. 20 ft. Washington Hebrew Congregation[6]
Havets Metamorfoser Joannes Knut Steen 1986 Norwegian Chancery Concrete & Stone Relief: approx. 5 ft. × 23 ft. × 24 in.; Support wall: approx. 8 ft. × 32 ft. × 3½ ft. Embassy of Norway[7]
Four Modes of Modern Travel Leon Hermant 1935 Duke Ellington Bridge Limestone 4 panels. Each: H. 3 ft. W. 4 ft. [8]
Leon Hermant
(Embassy of Israel Abstract) Yechiel Shemi 1980 Embassy of Israel Metal approx. 8 × 16 × 8 ft. Embassy of Israel[9]
Llamas Una Hanbury 2812 Connecticut Ave., N.W.

38°55′37″N 77°3′14″W / 38.92694°N 77.05389°W / 38.92694; -77.05389

Concrete 2 llamas. Each: approx. H. 2½ ft. [10]
Peter Muhlenberg Memorial Caroline M. Hufford 1980 Muhlenberg Park Bronze Sculpture: approx. H. 4 ft. W. 4 ft.; Base: approx. 8 ft. 2 in. × 7 ft. × 5 ft. 9 in. United States Department of the Interior[11]
PeterMuhlenberg.jpg
Christ Leo Friedlander 1960 Wesley Theological Seminary Indiana Limestone Sculpture: approx. H. 16 ft. Wesley Theological Seminary[12]
Pan Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons Washington National Cathedral Metal Sculpture: approx. 19 × 9 × 10 in.; Base: approx. 4 × 10 × 13.5 in. Washington National Cathedral[13]
South Portal Figures Enrique Monjo 1966–1971 Washington National Cathedral Limestone 44 archivolt figures. 8 jamb figures. Each archivolt figure: H. 2 ft. Washington National Cathedral[14]
South portal sculpture Washington National Cathedral.jpg
Archangel Gabriel Granville Carter Washington National Cathedral Washington National Cathedral[15]
St. Alban Heinz Warneke 1961 Washington National Cathedral Limestone 4 ft. 10 in. Washington National Cathedral[16]
Darth Vader grotesque Jay Hall Carpenter 1980 c. 1980 Washington National Cathedral Limestone Washington National Cathedral[17]
Darth vader grotesque.jpg
The Last Supper Heinz Warneke 1959 Washington National Cathedral

38°55′50″N 77°4′14″W / 38.93056°N 77.07056°W / 38.93056; -77.07056

Limestone Washington National Cathedral[18]
Tympanum Washington National Cathedral.jpg
The Prodigal Son Heinz Warneke 1961 Washington National Cathedral Granite Sculpture: approx. 50 × 34 × 25 in.; Base: approx. 19 × 4 × 33 in. Washington National Cathedral[19]
The Prodigal Son - Washington Natl Cathedral.jpg
The Garth Fountain George Tsutakawa 1968 Washington National Cathedral Silicon bronze Approx. 9 ft. × 3 ft. × 17 in.; Pool diam: approx. 16 ft. Washington National Cathedral[20]
Garth Fountain.jpg
George Washington on Horseback Herbert Haseltine 1959 Washington National Cathedral Gilded bronze Sculpture: approx. 6½ × 12½ × 5½ ft.; Base: approx. 17 × 12½ × 5½ ft. Washington National Cathedral[21]
Washington-haseltine3.JPG
Untitled Kendall Buster 1992 2651 Woodley Rd., N.W. Brass, Copper, Wood Sculpture: approx. H. 5 ft. 3 in. Diam: 7 ft. 7 in.; Base: approx. H. 3 in. Diam. 7 ft. 5 in. Anthony Podesta[22]
Hop To It! Kim Shaklee 1999 National Zoological Park Bronze Smithsonian Institution
American Bald Eagle David H. Turner 1995 National Zoological Park – Outside of Bird House Bronze Smithsonian Institution
Michael de Kovats Paul Takacs 2003 c. 2003 Hungarian Embassy Brass Hungarian Embassy[23]
Pelzman Memorial Glockenspiel National Zoological Park Smithsonian Institution[24]
Fishbone Brooke Lamm National Zoological Park Steel Smithsonian Institution[25]
Sloth Bear Priscilla Diechmann National Zoological Park – At the Sloth Bear exhibit. Bronze Smithsonian Institution[26]
Panda Eric Berg National Zoological Park – Near Panda and Otters. Bronze Smithsonian Institution[27]
Otters Priscilla Diechmann National Zoological Park Bronze Smithsonian Institution[28]
(Hippo with Bird) National Zoological Park Bronze Smithsonian Institution – Pond by Bird House
Prairie Dogs National Zoological Park Smithsonian Institution
Uncle Beazley Louis Paul Jonas 1967 National Zoological Park – Near Lemur Island

38°55′44″N 77°2′52″W / 38.92889°N 77.04778°W / 38.92889; -77.04778

Fiberglass Smithsonian Institution[29]
Uncle Beazley - Paint job - Stierch.jpg
Happy Frog William McVey 1975 National Zoological Park – Outside of the Lizard House

38°55′46″N 77°2′52″W / 38.92944°N 77.04778°W / 38.92944; -77.04778

Bronze & Concrete Sculpture without artist's base: approx. 35½ × 24½ × 38 in. (90.2 × 62.2 × 96.5 cm.); Sculpture with artist's base: approx. 42 × 23 × 39 in. (200 lbs). Smithsonian Institution[30]
Eagle Adolph Weinman 1908–1910 National Zoological Park – Outside of the Bird House Sculpture: approx. 59 × 72 × 75 in. (5,700 lbs.). Smithsonian Institution[31]
Eagle Statue - National Zoo - Washington, DC.jpg
The Gathering Bart Walter National Zoological Park – Garden near the Think Tank Bronze 7 sculptures. Smithsonian Institution[32]
Octopus William Klapp 1985 National Zoological Park – Invertebrae Building Welded Steel Approx. 60 × 60 × 24 in. Smithsonian Institution[33]
Reptile House Portal Charles R. Knight & John Joseph Earley 1930–1931 National Zoological Park Concrete, Mosaic & Limestone Smithsonian Institution[34][35]
Arched Frieze with Decorative Heads by John Joseph Earley (1931) SOS! Control IAS 08700019.jpg
Giant Anteater Erwin Springweiler 1938 National Zoological Park

38°55′49″N 77°2′56″W / 38.93028°N 77.04889°W / 38.93028; -77.04889

Bronze with Green Patina & Concrete Sculpture: approx. 3 × 5.5 × 6 ft.; Base: approx. 24 × 72 × 24 in. Smithsonian Institution[36]
Entrance Portico John Joseph Earley 1931 National Zoological Park

38°55′47″N 77°2′51″W / 38.92972°N 77.04750°W / 38.92972; -77.04750

Concrete, Marble, Wood, Brass H. 25–40 ft. Smithsonian Institution[37]
Arched Frieze with Decorative Heads by John Joseph Earley (1931) SOS! Control IAS 08700019.jpg
Wrestling Bears Heinz Warneke 1935 c. 1935 National Zoological Park Red Granite or Cast Stone Sculpture: approx. 3 ft. × 36 in. × 43 in.; Base: approx. H. 12 in. Smithsonian Institution[38]
Bear Cub Jacob Lipkin National Zoological Park Italian Porphyry 26 × 40 × 16 in. Smithsonian Institution[39]
Orang William Klapp 1987–1988 National Zoological Park Fiberglass Smithsonian Institution[40]
Arched Frieze with Decorative Heads John Joseph Earley 1931 National Zoological Park

38°55′49″N 77°2′56″W / 38.93028°N 77.04889°W / 38.93028; -77.04889

Concrete Smithsonian Institution[41]
Bear Cornelia Van Auken Chapin 1952 National Zoological Park

38°55′47″N 77°2′50″W / 38.92972°N 77.04722°W / 38.92972; -77.04722

Volcanic Rock Sculpture: approx. H. 2 ft.; Base: approx. 15 × 17 × 36 in. Smithsonian Institution[42]
Bear by Cornelia Chapin (1952).jpg
Elephant Fountain Jimilu Mason 1990 National Zoological Park

38°55′47″N 77°3′03″W / 38.92972°N 77.05083°W / 38.92972; -77.05083

Bronze Approx. 60 × 45 × 25 in. Smithsonian Institution[43]
Flight Jack S. Chase 1990 National Zoological Park Cor-Ten Steel Three mobiles. Each goose: approx. L. 36 in. × W. 24 in. Smithsonian Institution[44]
Bear Cubs Laura Swing Kemeys 1907 National Zoological Park 3 bears. Each sculpture: approx. H. 2½ ft. Smithsonian Institution[45]
Bear Cubs by Laura Swing Kemeys (1907) SOS! Control IAS 76006639 b.jpg
Fox Cubs Laura Swing Kemeys 1907 National Zoological Park

38°55′48″N 77°2′54″W / 38.93000°N 77.04833°W / 38.93000; -77.04833

2 parts. Each sculpture: approx. H. 2½ ft. Smithsonian Institution[46]
Fox Cubs by Laura Swing Kemeys (1907) SOS! Control IAS 08700017 b.jpg
Iknhaten Fred Eversley 2004 American University Bronze 78 × 78 × 78 in. American University[47]
Stereope's Cyclops Jules Olitski 2006 American University Painted Steel 118 × 106 × 95 in. American University[47]
Bronte's Cyclops Jules Olitski 2006 American University Painted Steel 108 × 86 × 90 in. American University[47]
Argos' Cyclops Jules Olitski 2006 American University Painted Steel 102 × 111 × 90 in. American University[47]
Eurythmy Andre Ramseyer 1955 c. 1955 Swiss Embassy Bronze Embassy of Switzerland[48]
John Wesley Arthur George Walker 1932 Wesley Theological Seminary Bronze Wesley Theological Seminary[49]
Statue, Wesley Theological Seminary.jpg

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