Brrr! How do people and animals keep warm during the cold months? Pollywogs explore winter survival strategies by comparing fur and feathers, snoozing in the hibernation cave, making bird feeders, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children ages 5 and under to connect with nature. Each play party includes […]
CONNECT celebrates the intersection of art, science and nature around beautiful Lake Nevin. This ever changing event always features hands-on experiences for adults and families as well as spontaneous art displays connecting people to nature. Our ninth CONNECT delighted audiences with live musical performances by The Family Secret, Joan Shelley and Plum Hokum. […]
Bernheim’s Lake Nevin is the intersection of art, science and nature each August during CONNECT at Bernheim. Lake Nevin comes alive with spontaneous art, drum circles, light sculptures and musical performances from renowned artists along with hands-on art and science activities. Food trucks, beer and wine vendors and the mud play zone attract visitors of all ages.
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 […]
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 […]