Thursday, July 23, 2020

Virtual Wave Hill

The countdown begins! We can't wait to welcome the public back on July 30. For social distancing, and everyone's safety, pre-registration for your visit will be required. Learn more about what to expect when you visit at While we wait for the special day, our virtual programs for the week will help you stay connected to Wave Hill in the meantime. Check out what's new this week:

Friday, July 24
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on another virtual walk. This time, he's back on the grounds of Wave Hill! Find the video on our website this Friday.

Saturday, July 25, 10AM
In this week's Family Art Project #depthindistance series, create your own clay and plant pulp sculptures of nests modelled after the expert home-making of swallows, orioles, kingfishers, wasps and termites.

Join Artist Alison Moritsugu on a studio visit as she discusses two of her paintings, We are the ash (Remnant) and We are the ash (Vestige), with Eileen Jeng Lynch, Wave Hill’s Curator. Both paintings were made in response to the presence of the invasive emerald ash borer, an insect destroying North America’s ash tree forests. They will also explore the linguistic and logistical parallels between the invasive ash borer and the current pandemic.

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.

HOURS: Open all year, Tuesday–Sunday and many major holidays: 9AM–5:30PM; Nov 1–Mar 14, closes 4:30PM. Special restricted hours as New York City recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic: NOON–5:30PM;Thursday–Sunday, effective July 30, 2020.

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at

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