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A bronze sculpture of a Tom girl practicing on her violin with her hound puppy laying by her.  #15 Gotta Practice First by Sherri Treeby & Lee Leuning

Sculpture Walk


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2023-2024 Sculptures

People’s Choice Award

Grab a brochure and take the Sculpture Walk today! Afterward, vote for your favorite sculpture, then deposit it in one of the four brochure/ballot boxes downtown or drop it off at the Allied Arts Council office, 118 S 8th Street. All who vote will be entered into a drawing to win one of two baskets filled with goodies from local merchants. 

Hurry, the deadline for voting for your favorite is January 31! 

#2 Embracing Empathy

#2 Embracing Empathy

Jodie Bliss  

Website : 

Inspiration for the Artwork : “Embracing 
Empathy is about genuine human connections
and one's willingness to become vulnerable. 
This piece is a result of the 2019 Peak Arts 
Prize, which allowed community members 
to hand carve individual tiles to be added 
to the sculpture: bringing community 
together through art!”

Materials  :  Mild sheet steel, glass, powder coat, UV protective finish

Size :  11.5’ height 4’ width 2’ depth 450 lbs.  weight 

Selling Price : $ 19,500.00

Sponsors : Jo Anne & Marty Grey

Is There a Sculpture You Can't Live Without? No worries, all  2023-24 sculptures are for sale. If you want to purchase one of the sculptures on loan, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Allied Arts Council by calling 816-233-0231 or via email at

  • St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Provides financial support to the Arts Council.

  • The Allied Arts Council is the City's official arts agency.