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Visit the Latest Sculpture by Artist in Residence Sévryna Lupien

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Quebec artist, Sévryna Lupien has recently installed The Atomic Apartment on the outside of the Visitor Center windows with some installation assistance from Bernheim’s diligent operations and horticulture staff. This mid-century modern style cloud form is constructed of various widths and lengths of PVC piping. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, it forms an ideal setting for […]

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The creation and display of public art is a vital part of the mission of Bernheim to connect people with nature. Resident artists Mei-ling Hom and David McClelland are currently working with recycled straw and sisal twine to create a living sculpture installation which will be displayed in the new Edible Garden set to open May […]

Arts Update

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2013 has been an exciting year for our Arts in Nature program.  We welcomed Matt Weir and watched him create our newest sculpture, Earth Measure.  We held our first light sculpture competition titled CONNECTglow.  We welcomed nationally known installation artist, Craig Colorusso, who presented his solar powered sound sculpture, Sun Boxes. We saw the return […]

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 […]

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 […]

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EarthMeasure landscape install 9-13-13

Friday, September the 13th was a lucky day for us.  A staff work party resulted in a new prairie planting that will grow up around Matt Weirs’ EarthMeasure sculpture that will open in October.  Here are several pictures of the team that got the job done under the direction of nursery manager Renee Hutchison.

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 […]