A very unique sculpture exhibit is being hosted at Cape Fear Botanical Garden in Fayetteville, North Carolina from September 30 ’til January 8. What makes these sculptures unique? They are all built out of Lego bricks!
The NATURE CONNECTS Art with Lego Bricks exhibit was made by Lego artist Sean Kenney, who used a total of over 500,000 Lego bricks, enough to build the biggest Lego set ever made 97 times. The sculptures include a peacock, a jaguar, flowers, foxes, farmers, and more.
With beautiful flora and masterfully built Lego sculptures, there is a lot to look at while walking around the garden. The exhibit includes interpretive panels for each model, which feature messages for children about the natural world, environmental stewardship, and conservation. For younger visitors who do not like to walk around so much – we all know that kids will get bored quickly – the exhibit also includes lots of hands-on activities, like building stations and design competitions.
The NATURE CONNECTS Art with Lego Bricks exhibit will be open from 9:00 AM ’til 5:00 PM every day, and the last admission will be one hour before closing. Visitors are recommended to enter the exhibit bright and early to enjoy the morning and allow enough time to see everything the exhibit has to offer, and to participate in the building stations or competitions on weekends.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for senior citizens and military members, $5 for children between 6 and 12 years old, and free for children 5 and under.