Media Alert: World of Bricks artist Jonathan Lopes to be in Cincinnati Friday, December 1 for media interviews and to meet aspiring brick artists of all ages

Newport on the Levee (NOL) announces an opening day event for the World of Bricks artist Jonathan Lopes who will be in our region for the first time ever to give interviews and meet fans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Newport, KY:  Newport on the Levee is proud to host a media day for the opening of  The World of Bricks: The Art of Jonathan Lopes on Friday, December 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The artist will be on hand to give interviews and discuss the exhibit.

Jonathan Lopes is a renowned San Diego artist and creative who works within the medium of LEGO bricks. He focuses on a variety of genres including urban landscapes, conceptual art and life-sized sculptures and is well known for his realistic and gritty urban scenes.

Lopes has been the featured artist appearing at all BrickUniverse Conventions reaching over 100,000 people and displaying upward of 30 pieces at each event. Additionally, Lopes' work has been on display in museums, galleries, exhibits and events in numerous cities around the country. Selections of Lopes’ work are permanently placed at The Morris Museum and other installations. Other well known works include Vanishing Brooklyn and a 12-foot long replica of New York City’s Manhattan Bridge in addition to a replica of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater – complete with a pump and running water.

From December 1 through 29, guests can visit the exhibit and view art made completely from LEGO bricks including Vanishing Brooklyn. Exhibit categories include the Architecture of America, Storytime, Interpretive Art and an interactive building area (featuring a brick pit, race ramps and buildable cityscapes). This exhibit is perfect for all ages to enjoy.

Tickets for children 2 and up are $8 per person and specials will be available on Groupon! Check the Facebook World of Bricks event page for hours.






Newport on the Levee ( sits on the banks of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky. The number one dining and entertainment destination in the greater Cincinnati market attracts more than 3.5 million visitors each year. The nationally recognized Newport Aquarium, an AMC Cineplex, GameWorks, and a host of other entertainment and dining options give families many choices to enjoy their visit to this regional attraction.


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