CONNECT at Bernheim Gets Muddy, You Can Too
Celebrate the intersection of art, science, nature, Mud Play
Bernheim invites guests to connect, literally, with the Earth at this years CONNECT at Bernheim. Join us Saturday, August 22, from 6:26-10:26 p.m. for the annual summer celebration that showcases all that is possible when Art, Science and Nature intersect. New this year -- the Mud Play Zone. Wear your getting down and dirty clothes and bring an extra towel along for the ride home.
As in years past, Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations. Food and beer vendors will also be on hand and of course, great musical performances are always part of CONNECT.
Returning this year is CONNECTglow, a sculpture challenge in which participants create light sculptures without the use of a generator or AC power. Artists, creative individuals and groups that would like to participate in CONNECTglow must complete a CONNECTglow participation form and submit it to Bernheim by Monday, August 10. This will be a juried process with the top artist or group receiving $1,000 and $500 for the second prize. For more details about CONNECTglow and the participation form visit Bernheim.org/programs/arts-in-nature-program/connect/.
Artists interested in participating in any aspect of CONNECT should visit the Bernheim website and complete the participation form.
Cost is $5 for members and all children ages 2-12. Cost for non-members is $10. Children under 2 are free.
For more information call 270-872-8001 or visit bernheim.org
About Bernheim. Bernheim’s mission is to connect people with nature. Whiskey maker, Isaac W. Bernheim established the 14,000+ acre arboretum and research forest in 1929 as a gift to the people of Kentucky. Bernheim’s gate is open every day 7 a.m. until approximately sunset, except December 25 and January 1. Admission to the park is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekends and holidays have a $5 environmental impact fee per vehicle for the public. Schools and tour groups are welcome; please call in advance for fees and scheduling. The Visitor Center and Gift Shop are open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day, including weekends. Isaac’s Café, located in the Visitor Center, is open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. with refreshments. Bernheim is located in Clermont, KY,
about 20 minutes from the Louisville airport. From I-65, take exit 112 and follow the signs. The entrance is approximately one mile from the interstate. Bernheim is a non-profit organization that relies on memberships, grants and donations for support.
*YES! Fest, a Year of Environment and Sustainability, connects arts, culture and the environment in innovative ways through hundreds of programs throughout the whole year that will actively engage audiences of all ages through a wealth of artistic and cultural experiences centered on the environment.