Activities and events for every age group occur year round at theNate. Instagramers impress their followers with the unique shots of art and nature at theNate; Outdoor and Fitness Enthusiasts enjoy walking, jogging and exploring the grass paths through 100 acres of open landscape; Art Lovers visit this important world-class collection often - always finding something new; Nature Experts of all ages celebrate the Illinois prairie restoration of the Butterfly Ranch, chronicling the abundant Illinois native plants, insects, birds and animals. Join us for one of our community events, or explore on your own using the free Otocast app on your smart phone.

2022 Calendar of Events at theNate

Get Tickets Here to Sculpture, Wine & Dine 2022



Sculpture, Wine & Dine Saturday, September 10, 2022 4 p.m.

World Peace Day Event at theNate


Road Trip October 2022

Winter Walk Saturday, December 10, 2022 1 p.m.


Volunteer for theNate 


Ambassadors for theNate  


Wish for the World


If you missed it, watch it NOW! Prairie Party: A Date With theNate   2020 recording


Check out our Young Artist Sculpture Projects downloadable PDF - and by young we mean: we're all young at heart when it comes to making art - have fun on your own or with the kids. Post pictures of your results and tag us on Instagram so we can all share the results!




And on Facebook: @nathan.manilow.sculpture.park

Thank you for planning a visit to theNate! Free admission, free parking, open dawn to dusk 365 days a year. Our primary concern is the health and safety of our visitors.  Covid19 guidelines available 

Most events are free and open to the public, parking free, and the Metra Electric Line connects us to Millennium Park Station in Chicago. 

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