This Weekend at Wave Hill

unnamed (3)SAT, JANUARY 31   WINTER WORKSPACE WORKSHOP: HYBRID OBJECTS—AMULETS, TALISMANS & CURIOSITIES

Explore the history of amulets, talismans, and curiosities found in Wunderkammern (or cabinets of curiosities) with Winter Workspace artist Alisha Wessler. Focus on objects that blur the boundaries between artificialia andnaturalia. Using your own concoction of personal objects brought from home and natural elements gathered fromWave Hill, learn sculptural techniques to create your own hybrid object of wonder.  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 Hill Member per session.
GLYNDOR GALLERY AND ECOLOGY BUILDING, 1–4PM

 

SAT, JANUARY 31    FAMILY ART PROJECT: KALEIDOSCOPE BLUES

Listen to some wintry blues and explore its patterns and rhythms, then express what you find with paper, crayons and scissors. Use the cool blue, grey and silver colors of winter, plus your images and cut-outs, to build your own easy-to-make, musical kaleidoscope. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, FEBRUARY 1    FAMILY ART PROJECT: KALEIDOSCOPE BLUES

Listen to some wintry blues and explore its patterns and rhythms, then express what you find with paper, crayons and scissors. Use the cool blue, grey and silver colors of winter, plus your images and cut-outs, to build your own easy-to-make, musical kaleidoscope. Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

MON, FEBRUARY 2

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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