Wave Hill Events

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Wave Hill Events

A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

Family Art project

Photo: Joshua Bright

SAT, MARCH 2   FAMILY ART PROJECT—FAMILY ROOTS AND BRANCHES

Family Roots and Branches/Ramas y Raices Familiares

Make a family album featuring your family’s global roots. See and sketch trees from around the world and use your sketch in a collaged, hand-made book bound with a found twig. Bring family photos, if you like, to adorn your album. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM1PM

SAT, MARCH 2    GARDENING DEMONSTRATION: INDOOR ORCHIDS

Isabel Lopatin grows orchids in her home and exhibits her exceptional plants at shows throughout the northeast. Discover the system she calls “strategic orchid growing”—a technique for getting the best results for the least work—and find out how to select and care for orchids that will thrive in your home.  A range of interesting orchids, especially suitable for indoor culture, will be for sale in The Shop. Free with admission to the grounds.

PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2PM

Photo: Joshua Bright

Photo: Joshua Bright

SUN, MARCH 3    FAMILY ART PROJECT—FAMILY ROOTS AND BRANCHES

Family Roots and Branches/Ramas y Raices Familiares

Make a family album featuring your family’s global roots. See and sketch trees from around the world and use your sketch in a collaged, hand-made book bound with a found twig. Bring family photos, if you like, to adorn your album. Free with admission to the grounds.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM1PM

SUN, MARCH 3    WINTER WORKSPACE: SCULPTING IMAGINARY PLANTS 

WORKSHOP FULL

Visitors gain insight into Winter Workspace artist Lina Puerta’s creative process and explore the winter landscape as a source of inspiration. The artist demonstrates how she creates images of the environment using natural materials such as mud and beeswax sourced from the site. Using these techniques, participants will make their own drawings of the local landscape. Art materials are provided unless otherwise noted. Workshops are open to all visitors ages 12 and over when accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so registration is recommended. Drop-ins will be accommodated as space permits. Free with admission to the grounds. This program also takes place on March 12.

GLYNDOR GALLERY & ON THE GROUNDS, 1–4PM

Boot Camp

Photo: Joshua Bright

SUN, MARCH 3    BIRDING BOOTCAMP  NEW

Can you tell a catbird from a cowbird? New and experienced birders are invited to join us to learn proven techniques for simple bird identification using visual and audible clues. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2–4PM

SUN, MARCH 3    GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS WALK

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

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2PM

MON, MARCH 4

Closed to the public.

TUE, MARCH 5    WINTER WORKSPACE: VISUALIZING THE IMAGINERY—LANDSCAPE COLLAGE

WORKSHOP FULL

Visitors gain insight into Winter Workspace artist Naomi Reis’s creative process and explore the winter landscape as a source of inspiration. Participants will create collages of imaginary landscapes by adding tracings and drawings of plant life to photographs of existing buildings at Wave Hill. Art materials are provided unless otherwise noted. Workshops are open to all visitors ages 12 and over when accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so registration is recommended. Drop-ins will be accommodated as space permits. Free, and admission to the grounds is free all day. Reis is offering a second, different workshop on March 9.

GLYNDOR GALLERY & ON THE GROUNDS, 10AM–1PM

PROGRAM FEES 

Programs are free with admission to the grounds unless otherwise noted.

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org.