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Birds and Binos

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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…

Open Engagement: Facilitating Social Practice Art

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Jennifer McGregor is Director of Arts & Senior Curator at Wave Hill. Jennifer McGregor is following the 100 Questions in 100 Days Open Engagement Blog, which leads up to the 2014 Open Engagement conference in New York City in May,…

Affordable Art Fair Meets Wave Hill

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Gabriel de Guzman is Curator of Visual Arts at Wave Hill. De Guzman is very excited to be organizing the Recent Graduates Exhibition for the Affordable Art Fairthis spring (April 2–6) as a guest curator. For this small exhibition at…

Birding on a Balmy, Almost-spring Morning

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior once a month on an early Sunday morning. He comments here on the walk he led on March 9. It was a lovely walk!  I led…

Winter’s End 2014

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Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer provides the gardener’s perspective on what has been a trying winter. Louis arrived to head up the horticultural staff at Wave Hill in January after serving for ten years as Director of Horticulture at Greenwood…

WERMy Times!

Barry Kogan manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project Summer Collaborative (FPSC), a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that has been working to improve the ecology of the Bronx since 1980, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a new, 14-month program…

From The Shop: Dear Valentine!

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From Nubia Martin, Assistant Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, come these sweet suggestions for the upcoming celebration of love. An employee for over six years, Nubia is an avid lover of nature and holistic healing who brings a…

From The Shop: Savory Meets Sweet

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  Earlier this month, Jenah was coming to the end of a series of posts with great gift ideas for…

From The Shop: Lovely and Affordable Stocking Stuffers

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  Where did the year go? Christmas is only a week away! Rather than resort to frenzied, last-minute shopping in…

From The Shop: Luxuries for Cocooning

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Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  Working on Wave Hill House’s decorations for the winter season has been such a pleasure. It was inspiring working…