This Weekend at Wave Hill

 

Photo: Joshua Bright
Photo: Joshua Bright

FRI, MAY 15    NIGHT LIGHTS AT WAVE HILL

Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with Night Lights at Wave Hill, a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to attend in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden, an immersive installation by acclaimed artist by Chris Doyle, with music by composer Jeremy Turner, recorded by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Stop by Glyndor Gallery to see Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions. Visit The Shop, The Café and the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, and enjoy informal piano performances in Wave Hill House. This evening’s pianist is Janice Friedman. Same-day tickets for Night Lights at Wave Hill: $25/$20 Wave HillMember/$12 children. (Purchase tickets in advance and save $2.) Also open tonight is the Night LightsLounge in Wave Hill House. Lounge + Night Lights ticket $60/$55 Wave Hill Member. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. Rain or shine. Tickets available now at wavehill.org and onsite. A Wave Hill at 50 anniversary event.
ON THE GROUNDS, 6:30–9:30PM

 

SAT, MAY 16    EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands as well as the skies above Wave Hill. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the public. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds. Registration recommended, online at www.wavehill.org, or at the Perkins Visitor Center.

MEET AT THE FRONT GATE, 8AM

 

SAT, MAY 16    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SHIELD ME WITH A TURTLE SHELL

Marvel at the beautiful protective shell of the turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell backpack of your own. Then wearing our shells, we’ll gather outside, and, moving at a turtle’s pace, we’ll waltz in an oh-so-slow parade.  Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, MAY 17    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SHIELD ME WITH A TURTLE SHELL

Marvel at the beautiful protective shell of the turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell backpack of your own. Then wearing our shells, we’ll gather outside, and, moving at a turtle’s pace, we’ll waltz in an oh-so-slow parade.  Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, MAY 17    NATURE PRESENTATION: LET’S TALK TURTLES

Spring is an “active” time for turtles, as the females wander around in search of safe places to lay their eggs. Join an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum to discover fascinating facts about these rotund reptiles, and meet a turtle or two from the Museum’s collection. Ages six and older welcome with an adult. Registration recommended, online at www.wavehill.org, or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Free with admission to the grounds.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 1PM

 

SUN, MAY 17    NIGHT LIGHTS AT WAVE HILL
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with Night Lights at Wave Hill, a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to attend in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden, an immersive installation by acclaimed artist by Chris Doyle, with music by composer Jeremy Turner, recorded by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Stop by Glyndor Gallery to see Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions. Visit The Shop, The Café and the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, and enjoy informal piano performances in Wave Hill House. This evening’s pianist is Janice Friedman. Same-day tickets for Night Lights at Wave Hill: $25/$20 Wave HillMember/$12 children. (Purchase tickets in advance and save $2.) All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. Rain or shine. Tickets available now at wavehill.org and onsite. A Wave Hill at 50 anniversary event.
ON THE GROUNDS, 6:30–9:30PM

 

MON, MAY 18
Closed to the public

 

THU, MAY 21    WAVE HILL SPRING GALA

Wave Hill closes at 3PM today to dress for this annual party.

 

FRI, MAY 22    NIGHT LIGHTS AT WAVE HILL
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with Night Lights at Wave Hill, a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to attend in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden, an immersive installation by acclaimed artist by Chris Doyle, with music by composer Jeremy Turner, recorded by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Stop by Glyndor Gallery to see Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions. Visit The Shop, The Café and the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, and enjoy informal piano performances in Wave Hill House. This evening’s pianist is Janice Friedman. Same-day tickets for Night Lights at Wave Hill: $25/$20 Wave HillMember/$12 children. (Purchase tickets in advance and save $2.) All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. Rain or shine. Tickets available now at wavehill.org and onsite. A Wave Hill at 50 anniversary event.
ON THE GROUNDS, 6:30–9:30PM

 

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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: 9AM5:30PM. Closes 4:30PM, November 1–March 14.

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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