Tour From the street statue that raised eyebrows in 1892 to the minimalist sculpture that is rarely recognised as a work of art, uncover the diverse (hi)stories behind the public artworks in Adelaide's much-loved cultural precinct. Rhythms of Construction‘Construction’, ‘Thought’ and ‘Optimism’ make up the three elements of this bronze sculpture by Victor Meertens. YerrakartartaAt the time of its installation in 1995, Yerrakartarta was the largest public commission of Aboriginal artwork in Australia. Venere di CanovaVenere di Canova was Adelaide's first public statue. The ImmigrantsSince 2006, Aurelio Fortelaan's bronze sculpture has been climbed on, sat on, stood next to and embraced by many visitors to Adelaide's Migration Museum. Paper BagMichelle Nikou's bronze sculpture stands in almost comic contrast with the plinths that populate North Terrace further west. 14 PiecesThe shapes of 14 Pieces evoke the fossilised vertebrae of the Ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile on display in the South Australian Museum. Fish for the Slate Pool WalkwayThis much-loved work is commonly referred to as the ‘fish gates’. Reconciliation TouchstoneThe red granite sculpture captures the plaster imprints of 64 handshakes made at a Reconciliation Week ceremony in 2006. Reclining Connected FormsThis 1969 bronze sculpture is one of the few pieces by the renowned British artist to be found in Australia. Ngadlu Padninthi Kamangka (We Walk Together) muralNarisha Cash's mural acknowledges and celebrates the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of Adelaide and the Adelaide plains.