Ben was created by Deborah Butterfield in 1989. Although appearing to be made from wood, the sculpture is actually bronze. Specific wood pieces are selected to outline the form and gesture of the horse, then cast in bronze; burning the wood away.
How to Celebrate During COVID-19
The start of Spring is a typically a time to come together and celebrate traditions with family and friends, but this year you may need to rethink how holidays work. You'll be glad to know that we consider the Easter Bunny an essential worker!Read more Read more
Live Streams and Virtual Content
While residents "shelter in place," cultural institutions around The Magnificent Mile and beyond are innovating more than ever. They are providing you access online and via social media, and we are thrilled to share our recommendations.Read more Read more
Shop Online or Buy Gift Cards
Compared to the flagship retail experiences along The Magnificent Mile, shopping online may not feel quite so magnificent. But as we ride out COVID-19 together and look out for one another, it's ok to indulge a little. Right now, several retailers are offering limited-time sales and promotions.Read more Read more