Summer 2015: Monumental Sculpture in Small Bites
Governors State University's Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park provides the Chicagoland region with a premier presentation of large-scale contemporary sculpture. This summer, explore the nationally-recognized park on one of four FREE guided mini-tours, ideal for a sunny Saturday morning.
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Weather permitting; tours will be cancelled with inclement weather
RSVP to 708.534.4486 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited capacity of 20 people per tour so reserve early.
May 23 The Usual Suspects
A mix of five works made from tires, cast bronze and steel; all are close to GSU’s main building. Level: Perfect for those interested in only a short walk.
June 27 The South Side
Families will love this collection of six eccentric shapes, and materials including rice paper, welded steel, limestone, wood and more! Level: Moderate activity.
July 25 The Wild West
If you’re new to sculpture, this is the tour for you! With names of flying objects, a lumberjack and more, this collection of six is for the curious. Level: Moderate activity.
Aug 22 Into the Prairie
Hiking deeper into the prairie, this tour is for the art lover who enjoys a good hike, and features works from Bruce Nauman, Mark DiSuvero and more. Level: Advanced, more walking.
Custom, individualized tours of the park are available by contacting the park staff at email@example.com or 708.534.4486. More information about arranging a tour of the park for a group can be found at Visit the Park.