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A Walk in the Gardens−Gruesome, Yet Fascinating!

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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…

In the Shop: Best Picks for Mother’s Day

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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.  One of the many delights of working at Wave Hill is the truly phenomenal, kind and thoughtful team of…

From The Shop−Jenah’s Notes: The Return to Real Toys

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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.  One of the great pleasures of spring is outdoor play. It is so lovely to watch children run across…

Up in Arms!

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Armor Day was the result of the combined efforts of our Public Programs staff. Armor Day at Wave Hill—February 20, 2016—was sunny and almost balmy, which made for perfect conditions for merrymaking and medieval adventures. Chivalric Life Sydney Van Nort…

Lavender in the Garden Day!

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  Lavender in the Garden Day was such a special one that we couldn’t resist hearing from a number of staff involved in the programs offered over the course of the day: Ilse Murdock, Family Art Project Leader; Justine Spilotros,…

Wave Hill Birding: A Pair of Walks Draw Flocks

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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…

In The Shop: Mother’s Day!

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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.  Mother’s Day is one of my favorite celebrations. This time of year, when the gardens spring to life with…

Annual Eco Fair for Earth Day 2014

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Ivy Garcia joined the staff as Family Art Project Assistant Leader in late 2013. Ivy worked as Family Programs Coordinator/Museum Educator at El Museo de Barrio, where she planned and organized interactive programs for families and groups, and as Office…

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: Staff Picks for the Holidays—Gifts for Children

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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. As a mom, one of my greatest delights is sharing in my daughter’s adventures and her sense of wonder…