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Wave Hill FAP Rainbow Passage credit Wave Hill(web)What more peaceful, healing way to kick off the summer season than with a free session of Hatha Yoga? Plein-air Tai Chi and Yoga are hallmarks of wellness at Wave Hill’s public garden and cultural center, and express so appropriately the idea of helping people connect to nature. Experience coffee on the terrace overlooking the gardens and the majestic Hudson River, a garden stroll, or a walk through Glyndor Gallery.

 

SAT, JUNE 7    FAMILY ART PROJECT: RAINBOW PASSAGE

Explore the colors of the rainbow! Collect transparent materials and create a spectrum to glue and frame into bright window hangings. Or, add your piece to a stained glass-like group temporary installation to adorn the new glass doors of the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

SAT, JUNE 7    TAI CHI CHUAN

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits. Sessions are held outdoors; indoors in inclement weather. Session fee: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8 a.m. on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3 p.m. the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Member’s ID card or a printed program registration form at the front gate.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10 a.m. ‒ 11 a.m.

 

SAT, JUNE 7    COMMUNITY YOGA AT WAVE HILL

This summer, come out and enjoy a restorative session of yoga! Once a season, Wave Hill offers a free, drop-in yoga session for the Bronx and neighboring communities, led by Yoga for Bliss founder and director Neem Dewji and other qualified instructors. All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat. Session will be held indoors; indoors in inclement weather. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon—but advance registration required, online only at www.wavehill.org. Online registration closes at 8 a.m. on the day of the session.
ON THE GROUNDS, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

 

SAT, JUNE 7    GALLERY TOUR

Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety. Crewdson’s photographs capture the fleeting light of these nocturnal creatures. Experience the natural landscape from the comfort of a domestic interior in Marek and Kristyna Milde’s Sunroom Project, an installation of planters shaped as couches and chairs. In the Sun Porch space, listen to With Hidden Noise, a traveling exhibition featuring evocative sounds, some recognizable from traditional instruments and field recordings, and others masked through electronic processes. Tours take place Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Free with admission to the grounds.

GLYNDOR GALLERY, 2 p.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    SUMMER BIRDING

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands. Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for a wide variety of birds. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Birders of all levels welcome! Severe weather cancels. Free with admission to the grounds. (NYC Audubon Members enjoy two-for-one admission.) Registration recommended, online at www.wavehill.org, onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center or by calling 718.549.3200 x251.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 9:30 a.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    FAMILY ART PROJECT: RAINBOW PASSAGE

Explore the colors of the rainbow! Collect transparent materials and create a spectrum to glue and frame into bright window hangings. Or, add your piece to a stained glass-like group temporary installation to adorn the new glass doors of the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center. Free with admission to the grounds.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10 a.m. ‒ 1 p.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    HATHA YOGA

Sunset WednesdaysReduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and The Integral Yoga Institute, NYC. All levels welcome. Sessions are held outdoors, indoors in inclement weather. Session fee: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8 a.m. on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3 a.m. the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Member’s ID card or a printed program registration form at the front gate.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10 a.m. ‒ 11:15 a.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    MEDITATION

This spring, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of meditation. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors. All levels welcome. Sessions are held indoors. Session fee: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8 p.m. on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3 p.m. the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Member’s ID card or a printed program registration form at the front gate.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 11:30 a.m. ‒ 12:45 p.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    GALLERY RECEPTION & ARTIST TALKS: WITH HIDDEN NOISE

Join us at this reception for With Hidden Noise. Artist talks begin at 2:30 p.m. and include Andrea Parkins and Michael J. Schumacher, who discuss the work that they have in the exhibition. With Hidden Noise presents sound art that invites visitors to become absorbed in the act of listening. The installation encompasses evocative sounds, some recognizable from traditional instruments and field recordings, and others masked through electronic processes. Curated by artist Stephen Vitiello and organized by Independent Curators International (ICI), this is the only New York City presentation of this traveling exhibition. Artists featured in the exhibition are Taylor Deupree, Jennie C. Jones, Pauline Oliveros, Andrea Parkins, Steve Peters, Steve Roden, Michael J. Schumacher and Stephen Vitiello. Free with admission to the grounds.

GLYNDOR GALLERY, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

 

SUN, JUNE 8    GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS WALK

Flower GardenJoin us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2 p.m.

 

MON, JUNE 9

Closed to the public

 

TUE, JUNE 10    GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS WALK

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 11 p.m.

 

TUE, JUNE 10    GALLERY TOUR

Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety. Crewdson’s photographs capture the fleeting light of these nocturnal creatures. Experience the natural landscape from the comfort of a domestic interior in Marek and Kristyna Milde’s Sunroom Project, an installation of planters shaped as couches and chairs. In the Sun Porch space, listen to With Hidden Noise, a traveling exhibition featuring evocative sounds, some recognizable from traditional instruments and field recordings, and others masked through electronic processes. Tours take place Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Free with admission to the grounds.

GLYNDOR GALLERY, 2 p.m.

For more information, please call 718.549.3200 or visit www.wavehill.org.