Visit Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa between Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, October 28th to see 27 amazing sculptures built from nearly 400,000 LEGO bricks by LEGO Certified Professional, Sean Kenney.
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Visit Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa between Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, October 28th to see 27 amazing sculptures built from nearly 400,000 LEGO bricks by LEGO Certified Professional, Sean Kenney. The show is titled, Nature Connects, and the sculptures are inspired by gardens and nature. They range in size from 6 inches to nearly 8 feet, with the largest sculpture, a mother bison, made from 45,143 bricks.
Sean Kenney will be at Reiman Gardens during the opening weekend to meet guests. At 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13th Sean will give a talk in the in the Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum at the College of Design at Iowa State University, entitled A Conversation with LEGO Artist, Sean Kenney. He will discuss his career path, about the dynamics of his work, and how he thinks as he builds. This lecture is free and open to anyone.
Sean Kenney will also be at Reiman Gardens for guests to meet him on Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and 15th. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14th the artist will be available to answer questions, take photos, and sign autographs with the public. Then from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday there will be a book signing where you can purchase one of Sean's books in the Gift Shop and have him sign it for you. On Sunday, April 15th Sean Kenney will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to answer questions, take photos, and sign autographs.
Reiman Gardens is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. including the Gift Shop and the Butterfly Wing. Admission is free for CoHorts members and Iowa State University students with ID. Price of admission for the general public. For more information visit http://www.reimangardens.iastate.edu/en/sculptures_built_with_lego_bricks/.