OOS Sculpture

Polar Bear Mom and Cubs

1998 / Matthew Palmer / Powell

Polar Bear Mom and Cubs View 1

Life-size bronze sculpture of an alert mother polar bear laying down next to her two frolicking cubs.

Located near the entrance to the Polar Frontier Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Funds for the sculpture were raised by the alumni associations of Columbus North High School, whose mascot is the Polar Bear.

Location: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W Powell Rd

County

: Delaware

Citation

: Matthew Palmer, “Polar Bear Mom and Cubs,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 12, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1936.

Title

Polar Bear Mom and Cubs

Description

Life-size bronze sculpture of an alert mother polar bear laying down next to her two frolicking cubs.

Located near the entrance to the Polar Frontier Region of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Funds for the sculpture were raised by the alumni associations of Columbus North High School, whose mascot is the Polar Bear.

Creator

Date

1998

Source

correspondence with zoo employee
https://northhighpolarbears.org/history.html

Contributor

Identifier

1936

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Donated by

Provider Entity

Several entities associated with Columbus North High School

Location Street

4850 W Powell Rd

Location Type

Installation Date

1998

Materials

Inscription

plaque: "On behalf of all alumni, faculty, and staff, this sculpture commemorates the everlasting spirit of North High School 1924-1979"