This Weekend at Wave Hill

Photo: Joshua Bright
Photo: Joshua Bright

SAT, JANUARY 24    FAMILY ART PROJECT: OUR FAMILY STORY—A WAVE HILL AT 50 ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM

Visiting artist Donna Maria DeCreeft guides us in creating an elegant, collaborative, community album complete with pressed flowers, decoupage and photo memorabilia. We invite you to bring in photos and stories of your time at Wave Hill for display in the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center. Plus, create your own personal Wave Hillfamily album with fabric pieces to take home as a keepsake. Free, and admission to the grounds is free untilnoon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SAT, JANUARY 24   WINTER WORKSPACE WORKSHOP: SOUNDING SILENCE AND THE WINTER WALK

Join Winter Workspace artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez in an experiential workshop beginning with a mute stroll around the Wave Hill winter landscape. Also in silence, use the sounds, impressions and mental images collected on the walk to create an individual or collaborative mixed-media artwork in the warmth of the art studio. Oral communication is reestablished toward the end of the session, in time for a conversation on the work generated and on the overall experience. Hot ginger tea and cookies will be served.  All workshops with Winter Workspace artists begin in their Glyndor Gallery studios with an introduction to their creative process. Unless otherwise noted, art materials are provided. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. $15/$5 Wave HillMember per session.
GLYNDOR GALLERY AND ECOLOGY BUILDING, 1–4PM

 

SUN, JANUARY 25    FAMILY ART PROJECT: OUR FAMILY STORY—A WAVE HILL AT 50 ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM

Visiting artist Donna Maria DeCreeft guides us in creating an elegant, collaborative, community album complete with pressed flowers, decoupage and photo memorabilia. We invite you to bring in photos and stories of your time at Wave Hill for display in the Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center. Plus, create your own personal Wave Hillfamily album with fabric pieces to take home as a keepsake.  Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, JANUARY 25    CONCERT: THE BOHEMIAN TRIO
The vibrant Bohemian Trio (saxophone and chekeré, cello, piano) draws on melodies from Europe and South America and the rhythms of the African Diaspora. Its program is a mix of classical, Afro-Cuban, tango and jazz works, including an arrangement of a movement from Ravel’s Piano Trio in a. $28 general admission, $15 child(ages 8 to 18). $22 Wave Hill Member, $12 Wave Hill Member child. Registration required, online atwww.wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor Center. In addition to tickets for individual concerts, subscriptions are also available for any three performances in this 10-concert series, with a 10% discount, or any four performances, for a 15% discount.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 2PM

 

MON, JANUARY 26

Closed to the public

 

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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. Closes 5:30PM, March 15October 31.

ADMISSION  $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 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 242nd Street stop on the #1 subway line. Limited onsite parking is available for $8 per vehicle. 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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