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.

Coming Events

Solo Exhibition Series Presentation 

Chakaia Booker Speaks about Sculpture

Wednesday, September 17 at 5 p.m.
Engbretson Hall
Free Admission

Reception at 6 p.m. in E-Lounge

Visiting artist Chakaia Booker will discuss early work, her early tire sculptures, and her most recent works currently on exhibit in New York City.

This presentation is part of Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park's presentation Don't Tread on Me: Sculpture by Chakaia Booker, one of the Solo Exhibition Series supported in part by BMO Harris Bank.

Programs and events at the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park are sponsored, in part, by the generous assistance of individuals, corporations and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.


Tours of the Park

Custom, individualized tours of the park are available by contacting the park staff at or 708.534.4486. More information about arranging a tour of the park for a group can be found at Visit the Park.

Docents provide guided tours of the park free of charge on select weekends between May and October. Check this page after March to see our schedule for 2014.