Pyramid Hill makes changes for safety on reopening to public in Hamilton

The Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum in Hamilton has reopened to all visitors after allowing only members for several weeks through coronavirus concerns.

Sean FitzGibbons, executive director of Pyramid Hill, said indoor facilities, such as the Visitor Center and public restrooms located at the Grand Pavilion, will be open. The Ancient Sculpture Museum will remain closed until further notice. Water fountains will remain turned off, and officials ask that one person at a time enter the Visitors Center.

“As an outdoor art venue, right now with everything that is going on in the world, getting out and experiencing art in nature is something that people have really been looking forward to, and we’ve had a lot of positive feedback from guests, recently, just about how nice it is to get outside, and not only get outside, but to get outside in a venue that showcases sculpture,” said FitzGibbons.

Guests are advised to maintain social distancing. Guests in one car must be from the same household and are not allowed to gather in groups of 10 or more once inside the park. They are asked to not gather or meet up with other households in the park.

Pyramid Hill features about 75 permanent outdoor sculptures in a natural setting of hills, meadows, and forests. And, with the special exhibitions on display, there are now more than 100 to discover.

“We currently have three temporary sculpture exhibits at the park. Guests do not want to miss these three exhibits. We have Chakaia Booker’s Auspicious Behavior which will not be at the park much longer. There is the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance show featuring nine sculptures that we just installed in the park and these will be here for a while. Additionally, we are hosting Steinunn Thorarinsdottir’s Borders exhibit,” FitzGibbons said.

General Admission for the park is $8 for adults $3 for children. Park hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Art Carts will be available on a limited rental program due to COVID-19 restrictions.

“Grab a picnic or ask the person at the Visitor Center about our Picnic Concierge program to have a box lunch picnic delivered to your family. With more than 300 acres, Pyramid Hill is the perfect destination to safely Experience Art in Nature,” said FitzGibbons.

Pyramid Hill will continue to update its website at as well as social media channels regarding the latest park news and information about upcoming events. Pyramid Hill is located at 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road in Hamilton.

For those interested in a Pyramid Hill membership, which includes free admission to the park, a discounted admission to Holiday Lights on the Hill, and other benefits, a membership application is available online. Various membership options are available. The cost of a family membership is $45.

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