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Koehnline Museum of Art

Koehnline Sculpture Park

Koehnline Museum of Art is located at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, IL. The museum is committed to encouraging and adventuresome environment for art. Come see for yourself on this adventure of our permanent sculpture collection around campus.

  • 1.

    Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht

    This gift of the Oakton Community College Educational Foundation is made of steel, concrete, and glass.

  • 2.

    Sitting in Judgment

    Sitting in Judgment

    Composed of rusted steel and oil paint, Mark Warwick's architectural style keeps viewers captivated.

  • 3.

    Becoming

    Becoming

    A granite and aluminum etching in stone by American sculptor Eric Lindsey.

  • 4.

    Photography Hall of Fame

    Photography Hall of Fame

    Image capture and imagination intertwine in John Seyfried's mixed media piece.

  • 5.

    Nightingale

    Nightingale

    Built of steel, Dessa Kirk's 7-foot-tall sculpture exudes mood.

  • 6.

    Living Form

    Living Form

    Composed of carbon steel, soil, and turf grass, this living artwork was crafted by Jason Verbeek.

  • 7.

    Standing Tall - A Community Totem

    Standing Tall - A Community Totem

    19.5 feet of painted wood and steel, this piece was gifted to Koehnline Sculpture Park by the artist.

  • 8.

    Deconstruct – Reconstruct

    Deconstruct – Reconstruct

    This 2015 piece is composed of limestone.

  • 9.

    Engergia

    Engergia

    Composed of core-ten steel, this 2007 piece is on loan from Italian artist Virginio Ferrari.

  • 10.

    Hoop-la-la

    Hoop-la-la

    This 1982 sculpture of painted aluminum was acquired by the Illinois Art Council.

  • 11.

    Silver Oak

    Silver Oak

    Acquired by the Percent for Art Program, Silver Oak stretches over 40 feet long.

  • 12.

    Burning Bush

    Burning Bush

    Steel and bolts make up the frame of this gift of the Oakton Educational Foundation.

  • 13.

    Red Baron

    Red Baron

    30 feet tall and built of powder coated steel, this was completed in 2004.

  • 14.

    Wakinyan

    Wakinyan

    This gorgeous statue is on loan from American artist Ted Sitting Crow Garner.

  • 15.

    Untitled

    Untitled

    Painted steel makes up the rigid composure of this statue by American artist Brian Monaghan.

  • 16.

    New Era

    New Era

    Fisher Stolz's 35-foot piece "New Era" is honed from steel, granite, and aluminum.

  • 17.

    Temple XXX

    Temple XXX

    An ode to Haiti in galvanized steel.

  • 18.

    Deep Earth Markers

    Deep Earth Markers

    84" high and built out of stoneware clay, these pieces were made in 2008.

  • 19.

    Madonna in Train

    Madonna in Train

    This sculpture topped with cast iron weeps rust onto its granite-train.

  • 20.

    Amazons

    Amazons

    Sculpted in 2010, this bronze statue is on loan from American artist Ruth Aizuss Migdal.

  • 21.

    King Kong Climbing

    King Kong Climbing

    Chrome car-bumpers were used to craft this modern piece.

  • 22.

    Lake Street Lovely

    Lake Street Lovely

    Powder coated aluminum covers this 15-foot structure.

  • 23.

    Muel

    Muel

    Composed of limestone and steel, this piece is a gift of the Broido Family Collection.

  • 24.

    Che-ca-guo (Wild Onion)

    Che-ca-guo (Wild Onion)

    Eeked from Indiana limestone, Judy Robins' sculpture illuminates the storied history of Chicago.

  • 25.

    Upside-down Man

    Upside-down Man

    Randall Jewart's 9 x 12 x 10 foot limestone began life titled "Standing Man" before changes were made.

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