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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

June 9, 2023 in Uncategorized

tour change of venue and construction update

Well, well, well.  Our landlords ' construction project has a bit more impact on us than they'd projected.  The work of the Water Reclamation District (our ultimate landlord) on section…
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June 2, 2023 in Uncategorized

The Weinberg Biennial Competition

Every other year we Search for a sculptor in the Weinberg Biennial Sculpture competition. The Lewis C. Weinberg Sculpture Competition, a biennial event, honors Mr. Weinberg€™s love for art and…
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March 27, 2023 in Uncategorized

Ron Buchanan. We’ve lost a friend.

Roni was our Vice President. He was a great steward of the sculptures. He was a friend. Ronald Buchanan passed away this week.  We will miss his laughter. Gary…
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March 9, 2023 in Uncategorized

Some of the fences are down

The big dig continues.  The engineering is indeed interesting,  with one glitch so far, we seem unfazed.  The ground around Fisher Stolz sculpture in Section IV seems to have shifted…
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