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La. Treasures: Oliver Pollock Fountain

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-23

Duration: 00:02:07

Subjects: Hayden, Frank, 1934-1988 | Sculptures | Public art


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Peabody, Ben Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the March 23, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the late sculptor Frank Hayden’s Oliver Pollock Fountain and Monument located in Galvez Plaza in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It includes an interview with Ben Peabody, an artist and student of Hayden’s, who discusses his mold of the sculpture and Hayden’s process for creating it. Host: James Fox-Smith