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Plant of the Week; Camellia

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Horticultural Interpreter.   Not all camellias have big, multi-petaled “double” flowers, nor are they all scentless. This delicate species, Camellia lutchuensis, from the southernmost islands of Japan has small, evergreen leaves and…

Paintings in Motion: An Interview with Ezra Wube

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Trevor Harrington is a Visual Arts Curatorial Intern from Bennington College, who is at Wave Hill for the college’s seven-week winter semester, helping the Visual Arts staff with the Winter Workspace program and other projects. Ezra Wube’s video works reference…

eBirding!

One of Gabriel Willow's winter Birding sessions, captured by photographer Joshua Bright

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…

Scanning the Garden: An Interview with Gwen Fabricant

Trevor Harrington is a Visual Arts Curatorial Intern from Bennington College, who is at Wave Hill for the college’s seven-week winter semester, helping the Visual Arts staff with the Winter Workspace program and other projects. Gwen Fabricant’s practice encompasses painting,…

Plant of the Week: Sparmannia

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Horticultural Interpreter. A lovely little flowering shrub from South Africa, Sparmannia africana has been blooming happily in the Palm House of the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory for many weeks. It is a member…

Arpilleras & Sculptural Weaving: An Interview with Sarah Zapata

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. In her practice, Winter Workspace 2016 artist Sarah Zapata investigates her position in society as a Peruvian American woman, highlighting the dynamism of women in indigenous Peruvian…

The Rewards of Succession Planting

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. I am very pleased to be able to share the news that one of our horticulturists, Harnek Singh, has been awarded a Chanticleer Scholarship in Professional Development, the first to be awarded…

Re-wilding: An Interview with Artist Zachari Logan

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Each winter, Wave Hill uses Glyndor Gallery as studio space for artists in its Winter Workspace Program, now in its seventh year. Twelve artists representing a…

The Great Christmas Bird Count

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On Sunday, December 27, Wave Hill was happy to welcome three observers for the 92nd Bronx-Westchester Christmas Bird Count (BWCBC), itself part of the National Audubon Society’s more than century-long efforts to census bird numbers nationwide from about mid-December to early…

floating oases: An interview with Amy Lincoln

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. On view in the Tea Room in Wave Hill House December 8, 2015–March 27, 2016 is a selection of Amy Lincoln’s paintings—floating oases. The show includes several…