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Welcome to the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

The Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park is located on the east side of McCormick Boulevard, between Dempster Street and Touhy Avenue, in Skokie, Illinois. The park is adjacent to the north channel of the Chicago River.

The Sculpture Park is open all year, and admission is free. The Park welcomes bicycling and jogging, offers group touring and picnic areas, and is fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Dogs on leash are welcome and pick-up and disposal of droppings, mandatory.

Directions by public transportation: The Sculpture Park is accessible by public transportation–CTA, PACE, METRA, train. Travel information can be obtained by calling: 312-836-7000.

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Park Tours


Every month, May through October, weather permitting, trained volunteer docents lead informal and informative walking tours of the Sculpture Park. The docents discuss each piece along the paths, describing the concepts, materials and the artists.

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The SNSP Family Guide is filled with clues, questions, information, and suggestions for at-home activities. The guide is an interactive introduction to select sculptures in the Park’s north area (Section 1). The guide is designed for children ages 4-8 to use with an adult and for children ages 8 and above to complete independently. Bring the Family Guide to the Sculpture Park and have fun discovering Sculpture on the Move!

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The Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park is a two mile expanse of walkways landscaped with grass, trees and shrubs, which runs along the east side of McCormick Blvd between Dempster Street on the north and Touhy Avenue on the south. There are currently over 60 sculptures on display. The Park is divided into 4 one-half mile long sections. Download a pdf of the self-guided tour.

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Recent News

January 10, 2023 in Uncategorized

OK… so no detours.. but fences

So this holiday season has brought us the previously promised construction in section IV.    The Metro. Water Reclamation Dist has begun their services improvement project.   Most of their work is…
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November 10, 2022 in Uncategorized

Construction time. prepare for detours!

Our landlord, the village of Skokie is doing some path repairs in sections one and two this week.  They started roughing up surfaces yesterday and will continue thru Friday.  Then…
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November 9, 2022 in Uncategorized

It’s that giving time of the year

As the leaves leave us, its time again for our annual fund drive.  So no, we cannot interrupt your viewing of your favorite classic music concert or public radio broadcast…
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June 23, 2022 in Uncategorized

More news about our sculptors…An Invasion!

At our regular Board meeting, Barbara Goldsmith (Board member, park exhibitor, teacher, mentor) announced that she'd not be at our next meting.  This is very unlike her.   The explanation? Barbra…
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