CONNECT at Bernheim is just a day away. The annual celebration of all that is possible when art, nature and science intersect takes place tomorrow — August 23 from 6:24 p.m. to 10:24 p.m. In its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Artists will set up around Lake […]
Bernheim is buzzing with artists this summer including Artist in Residence, Firat Erdim, who is making his first of two visits. His wife, Olivia Valentine, who is also an artist, is joining him. Firat is studying the original Olmsted plan for Bernheim and intends to create a piece related to it. Born in Turkey, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.