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New Sculpture: Earth Measure is Open

Earth Measure Public Opening

October 17th  marked the public opening of our newest sculpture, Earth Measure.    Louisville sculptor, Matt Weir, carved the piece out of massive blocks of stacked limestone in honor of the life and service of Bernheim’s dear friend, Barry Bingham Jr. Bingham was the former publisher of the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times and guided […]

Don’t Miss ColorFest This Weekend

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Bernheim’s annual ColorFest is finally here! Come enjoy the crisp fall beauty with affordable family fun this weekend at Bernheim. Participants of ColorFest will experience great food, including Jake’s Maryland Crab Cakes, Kentucky Pork Producers and Johnny D’s BBQ, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, music, and numerous children’s activities.  Enjoy hands-on nature activities, pumpkin painting, […]

Art in Nature Update – Earth Measure Opening and The Louisville Photo Biennial

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Earth Measure Set to Open October 17 Bernheim’s Arts in Nature Program is designed to inspire and develop even deeper connections with nature and next month’s public opening of our newest sculpture, Earth Measure will do that in a magnificent way.  You are invited to join us for the official public opening on Thursday, October […]

Children at Play Conference Kicks Off Regional Initiative

Did you know that mud pies, straw forts, and climbing trees not only make kids healthier but also improve academic performance?  Self-directed nature-based free play is essential to fostering creativity, imagination and innovation, yet these days, kids spend too much time indoors in front of a screen instead of playing outside. Bernheim Forest wants to […]

It’s Time! BugFest and the Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21.    Take part in an insect safari, join the bug parade and even sample a chocolate-covered cricket at the Nitty Gritty Café.  It’s all part of a day full of activities for children of all ages beginning at 10:00am through […]

CONNECT at Bernheim — Don’t Miss It

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CONNECT at Bernheim is just days away.  The annual celebration of all that is possible when art, nature and science intersect takes place Saturday, August 24 from 6:24 p.m. to 10:24 p.m. In its fifth year, CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun […]

Variety of Musical Groups Set to Perform at CONNECT

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CONNECT at Bernheim never fails to deliver great music. This year we will feature three bands from a variety of genres. Troubadours of Divine Bliss, New Mother Nature, and Old Baby are sure to make your CONNECT at Bernheim experience enjoyable. The Troubadours of Divine Bliss is a folk band from Kentucky that has traversed […]

Art and Music Collide in Incredible Sun Boxes Sculpture at CONNECT

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Craig Colorusso brings his Nationally Known Piece to Bernheim Every year CONNECT at Bernheim finds new, unique ways to intersect art, nature and science for one unforgettable event. This year’s festival is uniting art and music in an astonishing way that few eyes or ears have ever experienced. Nationally known installation artist, Craig Colorusso, will […]