Thursday, January 30, 2020

Wave Hill events February 13-February 20


Fri, February 14

Valentine’s Day High Tea & Conservatory Tour

Invite a loved one to share a specially curated high tea in elegant Mark Twain Room, an intimate tour of the Conservatory and a lively talk about the language of flowers. All participants receive the special gift of 10% off in The Shop at Wave Hill and a stunning selection of gifts to choose from. Space is limited. $170 per couple; Wave Hill Members save 10%. Advance registration required online at wavehill.org. Start a new tradition this Valentine’s Day that will go on for many years to come! 

Wave Hill House and On the Grounds, 1–4PM

Sat, February 15

Family Art Project: Biomimicry Boutique

Slip on those scales, tailor your tails, and design your perfect creature couture. Then get in vogue and hop, crawl, or slither your way down the catwalk. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. 

Wave Hill House, 10AM–1PM

Sat, February 15

Winter Workspace Session 1 Open Studios

This winter, Glyndor Gallery is transformed again into studio spaces for artists to develop new work and offer opportunities for public interaction in the context of the garden. Individual artists share their studio practice with the public on this open studio day. This year’s session 1 artists are Stephanie Alvarado, Ezra Benus, Environmental Performance AgencyLoVidLinda Lauro-Lazin and Kymia Nawabi. Free with admission to the grounds.

Glyndor Gallery, NOON–3:30PM

Sat, February 15

Valentine’s Day High Tea & Conservatory Tour

Invite a loved one to share a specially curated high tea in elegant Mark Twain Room, an intimate tour of the Conservatory and a lively talk about the language of flowers. All participants receive the special gift of 10% off in The Shop at Wave Hill and a stunning selection of gifts to choose from. Space is limited. $170 per couple; Wave Hill Members save 10%. Advance registration required online at wavehill.org. Start a new tradition this Valentine’s Day that will go on for many years to come! 

Wave Hill House and On the Grounds, 1–4PM

Sun, February 16

Family Art Project: Biomimicry Boutique

Slip on those scales, tailor your tails, and design your perfect creature couture. Then get in vogue and hop, crawl, or slither your way down the catwalk. Free with admission to the grounds. 

Wave Hill House, 10AM–1PM

Sun, February 16

Valentine’s Day High Tea & Conservatory Tour

Invite a loved one to share a specially curated high tea in elegant Mark Twain Room, an intimate tour of the Conservatory and a lively talk about the language of flowers. All participants receive the special gift of 10% off in The Shop at Wave Hill and a stunning selection of gifts to choose from. Space is limited. $170 per couple; Wave Hill Members save 10%. Advance registration required online at wavehill.org. Start a new tradition this Valentine’s Day that will go on for many years to come! 

Wave Hill House and On the Grounds, 1–4PM

Sun, February 16

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Meet at Perkins Visitor Center, 2PM

Mon, February 17

Wave Hill is closed.

Wed, February 19

To Look at Things in Bloom—Photographing Gardens: A Horticultural Lecture by Ngoc Minh Ngo

A self-taught photographer whose work explores the intrinsic beauty of plants and nature, Ngoc Minh Ngo is especially interested in the ways flowers have been used in different cultures and times in history. Her lecture explores the various meanings of gardens, illustrated by some of her favorite images of private and public gardens in England, America and Morocco. Her photographs of interiors and gardens have been published in Vogue, T MagazineArchitectural DigestHouse & Garden UK and Cabana. She has published three books, Bringing Nature HomeIn Bloom and, this year, Eden Revisited. Wave Hill’s annual horticultural lecture series is held at the New York School of Interior Design. Individual tickets: $30, with a 10% discount for Wave Hill Members and students. Seating is limited, and advance reservations are recommended, online at wavehill.org, starting November 13. Student tickets available lecture evening only, at the door, space permitting and with a valid student ID. The final lecture of the series takes place on March 25, when Uziel Crescenzi speaks of “Chance Encounters of a Young Gardener.” 

New York School of Interior Design, 6–7:30PM


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 through Sunday and many major holidays: 9AM–4:30PM, November 1–March 14. Closes 5:30PM, starting March 15.

ADMISSION – $10 adults, $6 students and seniors 65+, $4 children 6–18. Free Saturday and Tuesday mornings until noon. Free to Wave Hill Members and children under 6.

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

Visitors to Wave Hill can take advantage of Metro-North’s one-day getaway offer. Purchase a discount round-trip rail far and discount admission to the gardens. More at http://mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_wavehill.htm


DIRECTIONS – Getting here is easy! Located only 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan, Wave Hill’s free shuttle van transports you to and from our front gate and Metro-North’s Riverdale station, as well as the W. 242nd Street stop on the #1 subway line. Free offsite parking is available nearby with continuous, complimentary shuttle service to and from the offsite lot and our front gate. Complete directions and shuttle bus schedule at www.wavehill.org/visit/.

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


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