Showalter Fountain

  • Fine Arts Plaza
  • East 7th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47405

Designed by Fine Arts Professor Robert Laurent, Showalter Fountain was inspired by the birth of Venus — the Roman goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. Installed in 1961, the fountain displays a 15-foot Venus reclining in a clamshell, surrounded by fish, at the center of the Fine Arts Plaza.