Thursday, January 9, 2020

Wave Hill events January 23‒January 30



Sat, January 25

Woodworking Workshop series begins: The Wave Hill Chair

Wave Hill’s inspirational landscape is complemented by this iconic Wave Hill Chair. In this two-day workshop, construct your own Wave Hill Chair under the guidance of master woodworker and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone. Participants receive step-by-step instructions; no previous carpentry skills required, but participants must attend both sessions. The second day of this two-session series is Sunday, January 26, from 9:30AM to NOON. Space is limited! $240. Wave Hill Members save 10%. Registration required, online at wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center, starting November 13. 

Wave Hill House, 9:30AM–4PM

Sat, January 25

Family Art Project: Bronx Photo & Poetry Archive Story

Join Winter Workspace artist Stephanie Alvarado in archiving Bronx stories through photos. Create “choreo-poems” to help capture the stories of the people of the Bronx. Archive who you are in your biological or chosen family as we look to who we are in the Family Art Project community and in the Bronx. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Wave Hill House, 10AM–1PM

Sat, January 25

Cooking with Zing: the Ginger Family ( Zingiberaceae )

The ginger family, Zingiberaceae, includes spicy ginger, cardamom and turmeric, along with a number of showy ornamental plants. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares a sampling of these tropical herbs while a chef from Great Performances demonstrates various ways to cook with fresh and dried members of this aromatic plant family. Free with admission to the grounds.

Wave Hill House, 1PM

Sun, January 26

Family Art Project: Bronx Photo & Poetry Archive Story

Join Winter Workspace artist Stephanie Alvarado in archiving Bronx stories through photos. Create “choreo-poems” to help capture the stories of the people of the Bronx. Archive who you are in your biological or chosen family as we look to who we are in the Family Art Project community and in the Bronx. Free with admission to the grounds.

Wave Hill House, 10AM–1PM

Sun, January 26

Winter Workspace Art Workshop: Abstract Landscape Collages

Tour artist Tali Hinkis’ Winter Workspace studio to see her current work in process, including panoramic images captured with her homemade camera. Afterward, create abstract landscape collages using digital images of Wave Hill’s winter gardens and Conservatory. Materials provided. $55; Wave Hill Members save 10%. Registration required, online at wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center, starting November 13.

Meet at Glyndor Gallery, 10AM–1PM

Sun, January 26

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. Free with admission to the grounds.

Glyndor Gallery, 1–3PM

Sun, January 26

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, January 27

Wave Hill is closed.
                         
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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