Children's Hospital of Illinois Memorial Garden Bench

 

The Children’s’ Hospital of Illinois memorial bench was commissioned to serve as a tribute to lives that were tragically brief. The butterfly was chosen as a symbol of hope and transformation Completed in 2004, the bench represents the transformation from death to life.

It is approximately 48 inches high and seats two.

It currently resides in Luthy Botanical Gardens at Glen Oak Park in Peoria, IL and is featured in ArtsPartners' Guide to Public Art.