The Arts in Nature programs promote multi-disciplinary explorations of our relationship with the natural environment through artistic expression, expanding upon Bernheim’s long history of art in the landscape. The program enhances the visitor experience through interaction with art and artists. It is our hope that the Arts and Nature program provides experiences at Bernheim that revive the spirit and encourage creativity. It creates a focal point where art, nature and people can intersect and coincide, inspiring our deep connections with nature.
Artist in Residence
Awarded on an annual basis to artists from around the world who use Bernheim as their inspiration, creating works that connect people to nature through the lens of art.
Regional Artist Program
Encourages artists, educators and students within the surrounding region to use Bernheim’s resources and facilities to create nature based works of art, increasing the region’s cultural vitality.
A periodic program bringing world renowned artists to Bernheim and the region to inspire creativity and broaden our horizons, while building regional, national and international visibility for Bernheim and the State of Kentucky.