List of public art in Washington, D.C., Ward 8

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This is a list of public art in Ward 8 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
Saint Martin de Porres Thomas McGlynn 1989 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Wood & Concrete Sculpture: approx. H. 12½ ft. Diam. 4 ft.; Base: approx. H. 3 ft. W. 3 ft. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church[1]
Chair Bassett Furniture 1959 2101 Martin Luther King Avenue, S.E. 38°51′55.44″N 76°59′22.94″W / 38.8654000°N 76.9897056°W / 38.8654000; -76.9897056 Aluminum Approx. H. 19½ ft. W. 12 ft. (4,000 lbs.). Curtis Investments[2] Anacostia's Culture of Health 45950 (14868249191) (cropped).jpg
Shooting for the Stars...Not Each Other Cheryl Foster 2000 Southern Court Apartments, 885 Chesapeake St., S.E. Southern Court Apartments[3]
Go With the Flow Cheryl Foster 2000 Oxon Run Swimming Pool, 4th St., S.E. & Mississippi Ave., S.E. Southern Court Apartments[3]
River Spirits of the Anacostia Martha Jackson-Jarvis 2004 Anacostia Metro Station Washington Metro[3]
Untitled Anne Allardyce-Tully 2008 Congress Heights Metro Station Washington Metro[3]
Thomas Edison Evelyn Beatrice Longman 1952 c. 1952 4555 Overlook Ave SW Bronze [4]


  1. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1994). "Saint Martin de Porres (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 29 May 2010.
  2. ^ Save Outdoor Sculptures! (1994). "Chair (sculpture)". SOS!. Smithsonian. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d "DC Public Art". Public Art Map. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  4. ^ "EDISON, Thomas A bust (ca. 1952) at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C." Public Art Map. dcMemorials. 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2010.