Troll Hunt

Slideshow

  • Close-up of a giant troll created from discarded wood. His hand is wrapped around a tree trunk.
  • Close-up of a giant troll created from discarded wood. His hand is wrapped around a tree trunk.

Schedule and Location

May 7 through June 21, 2018 - Artist in residence (on weekdays, you can watch Thomas Dambo and his team build)

June 22  - The hunt begins!

The sculptures, each created especially for its Arboretum site, will remain indefinitely.

Journey through our far-reaching forest to watch as Danish artist Thomas Dambo creates six colossal trolls from reclaimed wood. See how these 15- to 20-foot-tall sculptures are crafted one by one, each a protector of our environment. 

Learn more and register for An Evening with the Artist: Thomas Dambo
Thursday, June 14, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

OR

Learn more and register for Adult Coloring Nigth: Troll Hunt Edition
Thursday, July 12, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

* Images are from Vallensbæk, Denmark.

Fees and Admission

Included in Arboretum admission

 

 

 

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency

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