The Illinois Sculpture Park That Will Take You On A Whimsical Journey
If your idea of looking at art is shuffling through a tiny, crowded gallery, think again! Sculpture parks give you a cultural experience that doubles as a leisurely, outdoor stroll. The best part is that many of the sculptures are gargantuan, so even if you don’t “get it,” you’ll be blown away by the size of the pieces.
The only place you’ll ever see a sculpture park like this is in Illinois. Start scrolling for more details.
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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park is located at 1 University Pkwy University Park, Illinois. For more information visit the park’s website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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