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CONNECT at Bernheim

Now in its eighth year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses.The night includes live musical performances, a light sculpture competition, and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, hacker creations and participatory science. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and […]

SONICBernheim – Summer Solstice

SONICBernheim is a site-specific lecture/performance series exploring the relationships between sound, music, and nature. For the first SONICBernheim event of 2016 we will be joined on the summer solstice and full moon by musicologist Denise Von Glahn of Florida State University, as well as three local and regional musical performers. Bring a picnic and enjoy […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Over the Rainbow

Water and sunlight are the two ingredients in a rainbow recipe – a colorful creation, indeed! Pollywogs will explore color properties by finding colors in nature, sorting and mixing colors, making rainbow art, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with nature. […]

Bernheim: A Natural Muse

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Bernheim’s Artist in Residence program, the exhibition, Bernheim: A Natural Muse, showcases a selection of work from past and recent the artists in including the premier of four large paintings by Chicago artist Don Pollack which he recently completed. The show takes place at the Carnegie Center for […]

CONNECT

Now in its seventh year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses.The night includes live musical performances ,a light sculpture competition, and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, hacker creations and participatory science. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and […]

Meet Bernheim’s Garden Dragon

Willow is a pliable, beautiful wood, making it great for sculptural pieces (like former Sited@Bernheim sculpture, Snake Hollow).  Horticulturalist, James Moody and Edible Gardener, Cole Alexander know the material very well. On July 2, they spent a drizzly afternoon pushing a pile of willow branches past their limits and into something thrilling and lovely! What […]

CONNECT at Bernheim

Now in its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations for the second year. This year’s art demonstrations include participants in CONNECTglow, a sculpture challenge in which participants create light sculptures without the use of a generator or AC power. This […]