SMall Bites Tours
Back by popular demand!
Come explore our internationally-acclaimed park on one of
five FREE guided mini-tours delivered by our docent corps, ideal for a sunny
Saturday morning. Visitors should gather on the patio behind D-Wing’s Hall of
Governors at 10 a.m. (except for Wild West Tour on September 24 – gather in
the parking lot across from Paul at 10 a.m.) Guests should wear sturdy,
comfortable walking shoes.
RSVP to 708.534.3084 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited capacity of up to 20 people per tour. Reservations
open 2 weeks before the scheduled tour (E.G. July 25 tours open for
reservations July 11).
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Weather permitting; tours will be canceled with
Saturday, May 28: The Usual Suspects
A mix of six works made from tires, cast bronze and steel; all are close to GSU's main building Activity Level: Easy
Saturday, June 25: The South Side
Join us as we cover "The South Side" of the sculpture park. We'll visit a collection of eccentric shapes and artworks made of unique materials such as rice paper, mild steel, limestone, wood, and more. We'll also visit a 'secret city' hidden in plain sight! Come on out and join the fun! Activity level: Moderate
Saturday, July 23: Into the Prairie
For this tour, we'll head north into the prairie and visit a temple/shed, a homage to jazz singer Billie Holiday and more. Activity Level: Moderate
Saturday, August 27: Prairie Property
This tour will take us deep into the park to visit Martin Puryear's poetical landscape-based masterpiece Bodark Arc, among the other works. Activity Level: Extensive walking
Saturday, September 24: The Wild West
If you're new to sculpture, this is the tour for you! With titles that reference flying objects, Greek mythology, and a certain Midwestern lumberjack, this group of five works is for the curious. Activity Level: Easy
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.