Concert in the Park
Sat. Aug 12, 2023
Join us Saturday, August 12 for Bergen Rocks’ Lawnchair Concert in the Park with BLACKBIRD ACOUSTIC DUO. Bring your lawnchair, beverage, snacks. Tickets in advance on Eventbrite or $15 at the gate.
BLACKBIRD acoustic duo plays classic rock, folk and blues from the 60’s, 70’s and 80s with a few modern favorites thrown in. Featuring skillfully played guitar, harmonica, keyboard and beautiful two-part harmonies. Think John Prine, Cat Stevens, Fleetwood Mac, Doobie Brothers, Beatles, Simon & Garfunkle and the like.
Bergen International Sculpture Park is an installation of monumental stone sculptures located on a beautiful 3-acre property in the foothills of west-central Alberta. The sculptures were created by artists from around the world during sculpture symposia organized, hosted, and funded by owner and sculpture, Morton Burke, on his acreage in Bergen Alberta.
Photo credit Maria Bernice Icaro-Hagag
VISIT THE PARK
Bergen Rocks Sculpture Park is open to the public year round, May to October is the best time to visit. Take a virtual tour online, or visit the park in Bergen for a self-guided or artist guided tour.
Tour our website to find information for Olds Rocks Sculpture Pathway and Cobbs Block Central Sculpture Exhibit, Sylvan Lake.
Morton Burke has lived in the Sundre and Bergen area most of his life. His interest in sculpting began with personal ice and snow sculptures and in community events. He began working in stone in 2005 when he was invited to participate in a symposium in Okotoks, Alberta. Since then, he has participated in 6 international symposia, his sculptures are installed in Vietnam, Russia, Canada, and Korea. Wanting to raise interest and tourism around art and sculpture in Alberta, Morton developed the Bergen International Symposium Program in 2008 and has since hosted four events at his property in Bergen, AB.
Wanting to raise interest and tourism around art and sculpture in Alberta, Morton developed the Bergen International Symposium Program in 2008 and has since hosted four 100% self-funded events on his property in Bergen, Alberta.