Activities and events for every age group occur year round at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Whether you're interested in learning more about our collection of contemporary sculpture, experiencing the most unique cocktail party of the season or helping to restore our prairie, we have something for you.

SWD 2019


Sculpture, Wine & Dine 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

For sponsorship and ticket information contact:

Myisha Meeks




2019 Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Appreciation and Gratitude Event

Please join us in saying thank you to Sean Susanin and all of our supporters of theNate. Enjoy appetizers and wine, while previewing 40,000 square feet of auction items at Susanin's Inc. This is a free event for our supporters, but an RSVP is requested by Monday, March 11 to Myisha Meeks 708-534-4105

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Earth Day Tour - meet at the D Main Entrance to GSU at 12 p.m. for this FREE tour of theNate (allow an hour to an hour and a half, determined by the group)

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Summer Solstice Sunset Celebration - arrive around 6:30 p.m. "Ravinia" style (bring your own picnic snacks and beverages) enjoy ambient tunes with our guest DJ next to the bonfire near the lake, take a walk around the park and watch the sun go down through the geometric angles of "Phoenix" which is sited to frame the sunset on the Solstice. FREE family friendly event.

Donate to Nathan Manilow Sculpture park

The Second Tuesday of every month June - October

Yoga and Walking Meditation

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Join Liz Smith of for an opportunity to merge yoga, meditation and creative expression. Begin with a 45-minute yoga class designed for individuals with all-levels of yoga experience. Following class, you will be led through a walking meditation in the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Participants will stop at each piece of art for a guided meditation designed to inspire creativity, peace and artistic expression.

Be sure to dress comfortably to move and walk. Participants should be able to bear weight in the hands and kneel. Bring water and a yoga mat. If you do not have one, extras will be available. 

The event will be rescheduled if it rains.

Suggested donation of:
$10 per person


Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sculpture, Wine & Dine