Some sculptures are too large to fit in any museum building, but the skies the limit in Chicago’s open-air museum. With over 400 artworks in the parks, you’re certain to find one close to home. But if you’re up for exploring further, we encourage you to take in one of the unique, thought-provoking, historically-significant and imaginative installations listed below. From the whimsical 33-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture Looking Up on the Lake Front Trail near 47th Street to the historical mural of Christopher Columbus’ Ships in the Columbus Park Refectory, culture and history is everywhere you look in Chicago’s parks.
We invite you to come and explore these featured artworks.