Sean Kenney is an award-winning artist from New York City who has been designing and creating art with LEGO bricks for over 15 years. He does not work for The LEGO Group, but he just might be their best customer. Nature Connects showcases Sean’s amazing ability to use his artistic and engineering abilities to create incredible works of art that depict our natural world using simple toys. Much of Sean’s work illustrates his personal interpretations of the natural world and humankind’s connection with nature. Sean hopes guests will enjoy his work, and that they will also be inspired to create great things! Sean Kenney has authored nine acclaimed children’s books, guest-judged a reality TV show, and has been featured in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, PBS Arts, BBC Arts, NHK Japan, ELLE, Wired, and more.
Invite your guests on an inspirational and moving journey at Nature Connects®—an award-winning, record-breaking exhibition of art made with over 400,000 LEGO® bricks. The exhibition displays the work of acclaimed artist Sean Kenney—known for his incredible ability to create striking and expressive works of art using simple LEGO toys. The more than 25 larger-than-life sculptures in Nature Connects present a playful spin on traditional sculptural art—making it accessible to guests of all ages and backgrounds. Using the beloved toy bricks as a medium, Nature Connects begs the question: just as LEGO bricks interconnect, how is our natural world interconnected? At times whimsical, gripping, and awe-inspiring, the exhibition will inspire budding artists, ecologists, and builders to dream big!
VISITOR APPEAL • Invigorate members, donors, and the community towards your mission and the importance of conservation education. • Promote the significance of the closely linked balance of nature. • Connect youth with nature and art through the popular building toy, unplugging them from electronic devices.
Credits / Image Information
Imagine Exhibitions Inc. / Sean Kenney
Bricks Games & Toys
Available Package Options
Adapted for outdoor displays
Past and Future Venues
Selected past venues:
2011 - Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA, USA 2013 - Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE, USA 2014 - Naples Botanical Gardens, FL, USA 2014 - San Antonio Botanical Gardens, TX, USA 2015 - Denver Zoo, CO, USA 2017 - Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp, BELGIUM 2019 - Botanica Wichita, KS, USA