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JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF ARBOR DAY, EARTH DAY, AND INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE DAY

Saturday, April 24th, 2021

YOU ARE INVITED TO THIS CELEBRATION OF ART AND NATURE THAT FEATURES:​​

  • FREE admission to the public 9AM - 5PM

  • FREE admission to the museum 12PM - 4PM

  • Art Cart Rentals (1-hour limit) - Art Carts may not be rented if roads are wet

Schedule of Events

*Masks are required in all indoor facilities including the Visitors Center and Museum.

*We will be capping admission for the event. Once we've reached our capacity, we will do a one in one out policy for cars coming into the Park.

Plein Air Art Competition

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9AM - 3PM | FREE to Enter

Stop by the Welcome Tent the day of the festival to register!

*Contestants must bring their own supplies

Juried by local artist and educator Daniel Bonham, this free competition is split up into two groups: 17 and under, and 18+. Participants will create 'en plein air' drawings or paintings that will be juried at the Grand Pavilion at 2PM.

Winners from both groups will be announced at 4PM at the Pyramid Hill Annual Meeting. First and second-place winners from both groups will receive prizes.

Daniel Bonham received his BFA in painting from The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He holds an MFA in painting from Boston University. His work has been shown in the United States and Europe. While at MICA, he was awarded a Ford Foundation Grant. Hewas also selected for a one-semester study with Artists for the Environment Foundation at the Delaware Water GapSchool of Painting in Walpack, New Jersey for landscape painting. He has held visiting faculty positions in Massachusetts, Ohio (Miami University), and the Cincinnati region and has been a visiting artist at the Art School of the Aegean, Samos, Greece. Additionally, Bonham has taught in MICA’s summer landscape painting/drawing program in New Brunswick, Canada and has been a lecturer resident artist for JSS in Civita, Civita Castellana,Italyforlandscape painting and fresco painting. Daniel is a 2018recipientof MICA’s Alfred and TraffordKlots International Program for Artists,focused on landscape paintingin Lehon, (Brittany) France. Bonham loves to paint and draw and teach these subjects to learners of all ages and abilities. He lives in Oxford, Ohio with his wife and son.

CAC Family Festival

12 - 3PM | Grand Pavilion

This spring the CAC returns to Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park for the Art & Earth Day Family Festival. Taking place from 12pm - 3pm at the Grand Pavilion, this free festival focuses on artists and educators whose work expands outside the gallery walls. Families can learn about guerilla gardening while creating seed bombs, paint using natural dyes with the artist LD Nehls, and design a flower crown or nature light. Stick around to try a playful game designed by the artist Garrett Goben.

 

Join us for a fun day of exploring art in nature!

Become a Volunteer

Pyramid Hill needs your help with Art & Earth Day!

 

Our park welcomes volunteers of all backgrounds and affiliations to register for shifts on April 24th. 

 

To view shifts or to register to volunteer, click the button below.

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Thank You to our

Partners & Sponsors

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