Shown here, Bernard Langlais in 1976 among his sculptures in Cushing.
Shown here, Bernard Langlais in 1976 among his sculptures in Cushing.
Meg Rasmussen, executive director of Georges River Land Trust, will speak about the legacy of sculptor Bernard “Blackie” Langlais and the Cushing preserve that bears his name at Merryspring Nature Center, 30 Conway Road in Camden, on Tuesday, August 13, at noon. Langlais created larger-than-life wooden sculptures at his home in Cushing. Langlais Sculpture Preserve encompasses his home, studio and sculpture collection on 90 acres of land. Rasmussen will speak about Langlais’ art and describe how the preserve was created. Program cost is $5, free for Merryspring members. For more information, email info@merryspring.org or call 236-2239.