Parts One through Four

To begin your outdoor sculpture
tour, park in the Hall of Science
parking lot and proceed east past
the Rempel Greenhouse to Ankeny
Field for the tour's first piece.

1. Styx, 2002, Deborah Butterfield.

An artist from Bozeman, Mont., Butterfield acquired the original driftwood for the horse from the Columbia and Snake rivers.
The bronze was cast at the Walla Walla Foundry, owned and operated by Whitman
alumnus Mark Anderson '78.

Styx Sculture

Head straight up the left side of Ankeny
Field to the northeast corner and Jewett
Hall's terrace. There you will see two
students in deep concentration.

2. Students Playing 4D Tic Tac Toe, 1994, Richard Beyer

Throughout the Northwest, Beyer is known for his realistic public art. This piece, cast in aluminum, was commissioned by the Class of 1954 and represents both the intellectual and playful aspects of college life.

Students playing 4d Tic Tac Toe

Proceed along the sidewalk next to Lyman House. On the right, you will see a multicircular sculpture.

3. Moongate, 2000, Benbow Bullock.

California artist Bullock donated this sculpture of burnished stainless steel in 2004.

On the south end of Lyman House you will see what appears to be a boulder.


Commonly referred to as "Treaty Rock," was a gift in 1955 from the Yakama, Nez Perce, Cayuse, Walla Walla and Umatilla tribes commemorating the signing of treaties with the U.S. government in 1855. (See back of stone for plaque honoring Hol-Lol-Sote-Tote, or Small Eagle.)

Pe-Wa-Oo-Yit, treaty rock

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