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Linda Bruckheimer Exhibit Opens July 9 at John James Audubon State Park

HENDERSON, Ky. (June 23, 2016) – John James Audubon State Park will host the opening of a photo exhibit by Linda Bruckheimer on July 9.

The exhibit, called “Kentucky Unseen: Roadside Views of the Bluegrass,” features photographs of a Kentucky viewed on from the winding country roads. It was inspired by a trip that Bruckheimer took with her mother along Route 66 from Kentucky to Hollywood.

The exhibit opening will be from 3-5 p.m. -Central time(CST). Tickets are $45 a person. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Kentucky State Parks Foundation, Preservation Kentucky and the Friends of Audubon. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Bruckheimer, who was raised in Kentucky,  has been praised for her preservation and philanthropic work. She has been honored by the Kentucky Heritage Council and Preservation Kentucky. Centre College recently honored Bruckheimer with an honorary degree for her service to the Commonwealth.

She is married to film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer.

To purchase tickets online, visit: kentuckyunseen.eventbrite.com.  For additional information, email kentucky@kentuckystateparksfoundation.org  or call 859-351-8430. The free exhibit will be on display July 10-Sept. 5.

John James Audubon State Park is the site where Audubon studied and painted birds from 1810-1819. The park is equipped with cottages and a campground, and offers many recreational opportunities, including a nine-hole golf course, six miles of hiking trails, fishing and more. It also has a museum and nature center that interprets Audubon’s life through a collection of his paintings and memorabilia. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov. 

 

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Contact: Gil Lawson, gil.lawson@ky.gov 

502-564-8110, ext. 168 or

Molly Caldwell, mcaldwell.kspf@gmail.com

859-351-8430

 

The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov

 

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