Flashback Fridays: The Nate (Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park) - Early History and Development
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GSU Anniversaries and Historical Documents
1 hour 10 minutes including introductions and discussion
The Governors State University Foundation, GSU Library, and 50th Anniversary Historical Committee hosted this Flashback Friday event on Thursday, June 4, 2020, 4:30 pm via Zoom webinar. The Nate (Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park): Early History and Development was presented by Professor Jeff Stevenson, Curator and Director, and Lecturer, College of Arts and Sciences. This program was previously scheduled for May 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the state's stay-at-home orders.
"The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park" , one of the largest monumental sculpture parks in the United States, and deeply rooted in the history of Governors State University and University Park/Park Forest South. The Sculpture Park is named for Nathan Manilow, developer of Park Forest, and is home to several famous works of art by internationally known sculptors. The Flashback Fridays series were presented from June 2019 - June 2020 in observance of Governors State University's 50th Anniversary.
The Nate, Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, 50th Anniversary
Stevenson, Jeff and 50th Anniversary Committee, "Flashback Fridays: The Nate (Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park) - Early History and Development" (2020). Video Gallery. 6.