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Nohl Fellow Update

June 15, 2011

2007 Nohl Fellow and recent Suitcase Export Award recipient Faythe Levine looks back over her 10 years in Milwaukee. Read it over on her blog.

Twist for Max is Back

June 13, 2011

Thanks to the efforts of Sergio Salinas, our Facilities and Sculpture Manager, Twist for Max, Bernard Kirschenbaum's 1974 sculpture is back on the grounds. Take a look in the picture below, then come to Lynden and see it in person!


Inside/Outside: Amy Cropper + Stuart Morris Sneak Preview

June 11, 2011

Tireless arts blogger and former Inside/Outside artist Eddee Daniel was at the garden this past week to get a sneak preview of the upcoming Inside/Outside: Amy Cropper + Stuart Morris exhibition, Inverse. Head over to Eddee's blog Arts Without Borders for a sneak preview of the show, including some behind-the-scenes installation photos.

Inverse opens tomorrow, Sunday, June 12, with a free reception from 3-5 pm. For more information about the exhibition, click here.

Lynden in Time Out Chicago

June 10, 2011

Lauren Weinberg of Time Out Chicago visits Milwaukee and discovers the Lynden Sculpture Garden. Click here to read the article.

Eiko & Koma Pre-sale and Video

June 8, 2011

On July 23, Lynden and Alverno Presents welcome Eiko & Koma to the Sculpture Garden for a performance of their piece, Raven, followed by a picnic. Beginning today, we're offering a pre-sale of discounted tickets for Lynden Members. These tickets are $12.75 (full price is $15.00). Download the order form here to order tickets and picnics. For more info on Eiko & Koma: Raven, click here.

Below, watch a video of Eiko & Koma at Lynden in preparation for their performance:

Cropper & Morris At Work Pt. 2

June 6, 2011

Artists Amy Cropper and Stuart Morris doing some stone wrangling in preparation for their upcoming Inside/Outside exhibition, Inverse.

Senior Grounds Manager Bob Retko assists.


Inverse opens this Sunday, June 12, with a reception from 3-5 pm. For more info, click here.


Bonus: branch wrangling!

Nohl Fellow Update

June 1, 2011

Greater Milwaukee Today ran a piece a 2008 Nohl Fellow Xav Leplae. You can read the piece, which first appeared in M Magazine, here.

Looking for Something to Do Today?

May 30, 2011

Today, we celebrate the first anniversary of Lynden opening to the public. In honor of the occasion, our special summer hours go into effect. We are now open six days a week, including today (Memorial Day), from 10 am to 5 pm. See below for our summer hours, and come spend some time in the garden this summer!

SPECIAL SUMMER HOURS (May 30 - September 8)
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 7:30 pm*
Thursday: CLOSED
Saturday, Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Cropper & Morris At Work

May 24, 2011

Photo by Leo and Jenny Photography
Photo by Leo and Jenny Photography,

Leo and Jenny Tseng visited Lynden on Sunday and took some great photos of Amy Cropper and Stuart Morris working on their upcoming exhibition, Inverse. You will be able to see the entire piece, both inside and outside, at the opening reception on June 12.

Photo by Leo and Jenny Photography
Photo by Leo and Jenny Photography,

Sound & Sculpture

May 23, 2011

Sculpture magazine recently published an article on sound sculpture--"Making Worlds: Chicago Sound as Sculpture." The piece, by Polly Ullrich, is now available online with sound included here. It provides an interesting context for Kevin Schlei's sound piece at Lynden. Drams, Whits, Scintillas, Schlei's Inside/Outside exhibition with Lynn Tomaszewski, remains in the gallery and on the grounds through June 5. Schlei and Tomaszewski will lead another "Birdwatching with the Artists" walk on Sunday, June 5, starting at 8 am.

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