You don’t always have to step inside a museum to enjoy art in northern Illinois. Chicago has its Picasso, the Lincoln Highway has its murals, and Rockford has its Symbol. We wrap up our outdoor art series this morning with a walk along the Rock River Recreation Path to visit Rockford’s most controversial sculpture.
Nancy Nienhuis was born in a farmhouse in rural Janesville, Wis. She's worked the land her whole life and plans to keep it in the family. She's proud of her family's agricultural legacy and wants others to take notice.
The public library in the Chicago suburb of Barrington isn’t just an oasis for book lovers and knowledge seekers. Outside the walls, it has attractions for art enthusiasts. In the first part of our summer series on outdoor art, WNIJ's Mike Moen checked out the sculptures that decorate this sprawling property.