Summer is here! It’s a great time to get outside and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of summer. The lush green tones of the trees illuminate the forest, the bullfrogs croak, the Bobwhite quail whistle, and the odor of the many flower species growing at Bernheim waft through the air. With over 40 miles of […]
Bernheim is excited to participate in the City of Louisville’s new Cultural Pass for Children program, which is designed to expose children to the region’s diverse cultural arts attractions. Children who get their pass stamped by at least eight different institutions this summer will be eligible for a grand prize – a family package of tickets […]
Saturday, June 7 is National Trails Day and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than coming to Bernheim. There are more than 40 miles of trails from which to choose, ranging in length from a quarter of a mile to the nearly 14 mile Millennium Trail. So there’s something for everyone. […]
Bernheim has selected three Artist-in-Residence participants for the 2014-2015 year. Don Pollack, You Myung Gyun and Jaime Bull have been invited to live at Bernheim and create unique pieces of art that remain part of Bernheim’s permanent collection. “This year we received 62 applications from 17 countries and dozens of states,” said Visual Arts Coordinator […]
Bernheim takes turtle conservation seriously! Turtles have begun to venture out and find nesting sites. Typically, turtles like this one nest in areas that have loose soil and are near streams or ponds. Please be cautious and respectful of turtles crossing roads as they follow their natural instincts to find these nesting areas.
In residence for two months in the fall of 2013 and two months this spring, Mei Ling Hom and David McCelland worked with members of the horticulture department to develop techniques in order to sterilize straw and the artists spent many hours building coiled straw forms that are exquisitely hand built and sewn together. Adjacent to […]
Bernheim’s annual Spring Plant Sale takes place Saturday, May 17 as part of BloomFest, our annual celebration of spring! Our plant sale features Bernheim Select ™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses and perennial herbaceous plants. All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky […]