Arts & Performances

Willa Comes Alive

Omaha sculptor Littleton Alston won the commission to create a bronze of writer Willa Cather for installation at National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol. With the final version approved, Alston traveled to a Colorado foundry where in a single day's time the 7-foot metal sculpture came alive through the patina process.

Christine Lesiak

Producer

Share This Story
Facebook Icon Round Small Twitter Icon
Discover other area Nebraska Stories
Related Stories

Got a Nebraska Story?

You can also submit story ideas by emailing nebraskastories@nebraskapublicmedia.org

Share with us on Facebook.

#NebraskaStories

Find us on:
Facebook Icon Round Small YouTube Icon Round Small Twitter Icon

Or share it forward with a gift:

nebraskapublicmedia.org/donate

Nebraska Stories is made possible with the generous support of our Sponsors


nebraska_tourism.png
811logo.png