A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

Painting Plants–Color, Pattern and Gesture: An Interview with Amy Lincoln

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, helps make Wave Hill a welcoming space for artists and a stimulating experience for visitors.  Several ambitious artist projects, 12 well-attended workshops and two bustling Open Studios later, the second session of…

Spring Wings!

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Art Workshop: Hybrid Succulents

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Artist Wennie Huang frequently leads art workshops at Wave Hill. March 18 was the third day of my six-session workshop Mixing Media. Participants experiment with methods for using mixed media. Today, using their choice of watercolor, colored pencil, pastel pencil,…

“Not in the Space, but of the Space”: An Interview with artist Musa Hixson

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Knowledgeable and self-effacing, Musa Hixson marries a natural feeling for materials with a voracious interest in world cultures. His forays into sculpture for community gardens…

New Garden Year, New Responsibilities

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Wave Hill’s 28 acres are tended by nine horticulturists. Two are assistant gardeners who recently joined our staff after a season as Nally Interns. (The Nallies, named after John Nally, Wave Hill’s…

Preserving—Yet Corroding: An Interview with Sara Jimenez

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Working alone or in collaborations, Sara Jimenez observes how things come together and fall apart both in the world and in our bodies. Using natural…

Planting for Life Across the Garden

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. We read with interest Doug Tallamy’s Op-Ed piece in today’s New York Times—“A Chickadee’s Guide to Gardening.” It made for a lively discussion among our gardeners over lunch today in our “Potting…

Shifting Perspectives: An Interview with Elizabeth Hoy

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David Xu Borgonjon, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, helps make Wave Hill a welcoming space for artists and a stimulating experience for visitors. In Elizabeth Hoy’s studio this morning, a diorama pinned together from strips of blue cloth lay by…

From the Wave Hill Eagle Train

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

2015 Horticultural Lectures: Ulrich Lorimer Talks Local Sourcing

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Uli Lorimer, who offered the second of our three 2015 Wave Hill Horticultural Lectures lecture this past Wednesday evening, offered his vision for marrying horticulture with field botany—observing plants in the context…