Park Press Releases
Pyramid Hill Names Bryan W. Knicely Executive Director
Having begun his arts administration career in 1995, Knicely brings to the role at Pyramid Hill a successful track record of creative and collaborative leadership, a passion for the Park's sculpture, antiquities, and grounds, and a deep appreciation for its board, staff, members, stakeholders, and community.
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Pyramid Hill invites visitors and their canine companions to our annual Yappy Hour. Take your dog around the park and finish the day with a drink at the Grand Pavilion. To learn more, click the following link:
Art & Earth Day at Pyramid Hill
You are invited to a day full of fun activities in honor of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and International Sculpture Day. To learn more, click the following link: Art & Earth Day at Pyramid Hill
Spring Serenade at Pyramid Hill
Pyramid Hill partners with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra to bring you a Spring Serenade at the Park. To learn more, click the following link:
Pyramid Hill Announces New Collaborative Partnerships for Art & Earth Day
Pyramid Hill announces partnerships with the Contemporary Arts Center, University of Cincinnati, and Fretboard Brewing Company for this year’s
Art & Earth Day. To learn more, click the following link:
Pyramid Hill Honors its Founder
Pyramid Hill celebrates their 7th annual Founder's Day in honor of Harry T. Wilks. This special event includes all day free admission to the park and the Ancient Sculpture Museum. To learn more, click the following link:
Official 2021 Events Calendar Release
Stay up to date on everything happening at Pyramid Hill by keeping up with our official 2021 events calendar! This year is packed with exciting activities for visitors of all ages, and we look forward to seeing you at Pyramid Hill for any of our fun events. To learn more, click the following link:
Pyramid Hill Launches Annual Campaign
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum has started its Annual Fundraising Campaign for 2020. The fundraising effort will run through February 14, 2021. For more information, please click the following link:
Pyramid Hill Announces Management Change
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum today announced changes to its senior administrative team. Sean FitzGibbons will resign his position as Executive Director effective December 18, 2020, to pursue an opportunity outside of the organization. Lee Sanders has been appointed Interim Director while the institution begins an external search for Mr. FitzGibbons' permanent replacement. For more information, please click the following link: Pyramid Hill Announces Management Change
Additional Collaborations for Journey BOREALIS
Pyramid Hill partners with Vincent Lighting Solutions, The Bombshells of Cincinnati, and Cincinnati-based artist, Pam Kravetz, to help with additional elements to the holiday lights display. Music for Journey BOREALIS is also available on the free app, Echoes, with arrangements made by The Cincinnati Boychoir and The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. For more information, click the following ink:
Free Tuesdays for Journey BOREALIS
Pyramid Hill partners with the City of Hamilton to offer its residents free admission to see Journey BOREALIS every Tuesday during the duration of this holiday light spectacle. With proof of residence in Hamilton, visitors are able to experience the joy of this unique holiday season at Pyramid Hill without charge. Guests outside of Hamilton are still welcome to enjoy Journey BOREALIS for the cost of regular admission. For more information, click the following link: Free Tuesdays for Journey BOREALIS at Pyramid Hill
Volunteer Opportunities for Journey BOREALIS
Pyramid Hill offers volunteer opportunities in preparation for Journey BOREALIS. Through the hard work of the park’s generous volunteers, Pyramid Hill is able to create a holiday light spectacle that engages the community in ways beyond a simple visit to the park. Donations of materials like string lights and wood are also accepted to help make Journey BOREALIS a truly fantastic experience for our community. To learn more, click the following link:
Journey BOREALIS Partnerships
Pyramid Hill partners with local arts organizations in preparation for their new holiday light spectacle, Journey BOREALIS. Through a generous donation from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation, the park has been able to cultivate new partnerships to help create a holiday light show predicted to acquire national attention. Such organizations include the Cincinnati Boychoir and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, both of which will be providing the soundtrack for Journey BOREALIS. To learn more, click the following link:
Art & Music Festival
Join us on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th for Pyramid Hill's Art & Music Festival. Featuring the 18th Annual Art Fair, this juried show brings together more than 50 artists to sell their handmade creations throughout the weekend. The artists’ booths are set amongst the monumental modern and contemporary sculptures that dot our gorgeous grounds. The Art & Music Festival also features live music, family-friendly activities food, and a beer garden with beer from Fretboard Brewing Company. For more information, click the following link:
Happy Hour Got a Little More Hairy
What would be better than sipping a drink next to your furry friend? Pyramid Hill and Animal Friends Human Society are excited to announce our annual Canines and Wine Happy Hour event. Bring your canine companion for a leisurely stroll through the three hundred-plus acres of the rolling hills and lakes that is Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum and finish with a nice drink at this pet-friendly event.
For more information, please follow this link: Pyramid Hill Canines & Wine!
Blood donation can save a life! Pyramid Hill is hosting a blood drive with Hoxworth Blood Center to encourage our community to donate. All blood types are welcomed! Pre-registration is required for this event and it will be held Sunday, August 16th. For more information, please follow this link: Pyramid Hill & Hoxworth Blood Drive.
Cosmic Viewing Party
There will be no mediocrity with these meteors. Pyramid Hill will be hosting a meteor shower viewing party on August 14th! Experience a stellar display is the sky on the hill right next to Age of Stone, a prominent sculpture in the park. Guests can have the opportunity to camp out over night in the Park! For more information, please follow this link: Pyramid Hill's Meteor Shower Party!
New Sculpture, Who this?
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum is excited to add a new sculpture to the Pyramid Family. We are honored that Bret Price chose Pyramid Hill to be the permanent home for his unique sculpture "Oh Yeah", a galvanized steel structure that will forever add to the beautiful landscape that is the rolling hills of the park. For more information, please follow this link: "Oh Yeah" - A New Park Acquisition
Mid-South Sculpture Alliance
Pyramid Hill is excited to announce its partnership with the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance in presenting nine, yes nine, sculptures placed in the park. A curated mix of abstract and representational artwork from artists across the country, this exhibition is an exciting addition to the park. The sculptures will be on display until November 2021. For more information, please follow this link: Pyramid Hill and the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Exhibition
Summer Shenanigans for the Whole Family
Summer is a time to be outdoors! Summer is a time to be among artwork! What is a better way to that besides visiting Pyramid Hill? This summer, you can experience the best of both worlds through the 2020 Pyramid Hill Summer Series for Kids. Learn, create, and have fun this summer by participating in a series of programs designed with art and nature in mind. For more information, please follow this link: 2020 Summer Series for Kids
For the complete summer schedule click here: Summer Series 2020
Reeling in Some Fun!
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum is celebrating Fathers and Father Figures in June 2020 with a Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby at the on-site picturesque ponds and lakes. Don't flounder on having fun, visit the park this upcoming June. For more information, please follow this link: 2020 Fishing Derby.
Pyramid Hill is Excited to be hosting Icelandic sculptor Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir's (Steinunn Þórarinsdóttir's) exhibition "BORDERS" here at the hill! This exhibition features 22 sculptures cast in iron and aluminium that are paired through out the park. These life-sized pairs will be featured at Pyramid Hill March 2020 - March 2021. For more information, please follow this link: “BORDERS” by Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir at Pyramid Hill
Love is Love
Selections from the private collection of Cincinnati Art Collector, Sara Vance Waddell, will be on display at Pyramid Hill. Curated by Maria Seda-Reeder, "Love is Love" examines the different facets of love and artists' interpretations on the complexity of the subject matter. Opening Sunday, March 8th - commemorating International Women's Day and the collection itself, which feature a number of female artists. For more information, please click the following link: "Love is Love" at Pyramid Hill.
Yoga in Nature Returns with New Teacher Anna Conese
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is excited to announce a new session of Yoga in Nature with instructor Anna Conese. Yoga in nature will have four five-week seasonal sessions, beginning with a Spring Session that starts on April 7. Classes will take place in the beautiful meadow outside of the Lodge area of Pyramid Hill, weather permitting. The class is for yogis of all skill levels, even first timers. The classes happen every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. from April 7- May 5. Each class is 1 hour long.
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Pyramid Hill is Happy to Announce Two Staff Members
“We are thrilled to welcome Sarah and Zach to the team. Their combined expertise will help Pyramid Hill achieve a new level of success. This milestone year will be a whole community celebration,” explains Bryan W. Knicely, Executive Director of Pyramid Hill.
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Art & Earth Day 2022 Announced!
“This day is such an important time for Pyramid Hill’s mission. We exist to appreciate art in nature, so to be able to celebrate Arbor Day, Earth Day, and International Sculpture Day all on the same day is exceptional.” explains Bryan W. Knicely Pyramid Hill’s Executive Director. “We have so many great local partners that have helped us make this celebration a fun family-centered event; Cincinnati Public Radio is providing seed packets to the first 100 cars and Municipal Arborist, Urban Forestry and the Hamilton Advisory Tree Board is providing saplings. We invite everyone to come “hang out” with art, in nature!”
Summer Series for Kid's 2022 Announced!
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum's annual Summer Series for Kids is back with familiar favorites and brand-new workshops for children between the ages of 5–12. These workshops offer entertaining, interactive, and educational experiences about art and nature. All classes are just $5 for students to attend. Registration dates are as follows: