A garden oasis and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River

In the Garden Now: Plant Migrations

Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. Many fine container-grown plants are placed around the grounds at Wave Hill in summer. As well as adding structure and interest, they benefit from being outside in the fresh air,…

Material Culture as Visual Language: An Interview with Elana Herzog

Phoebe van Essche was a Curatorial Intern at Wave Hill through mid-February, 2019. She worked closely with the 2019 Winter Workspace Session 1 Artists, and sat down with of the artists in the program, Elana Herzog, to discuss her work,…

Duy Hoàng: The Art of Mad Science and (Quasi) Natural History

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Emily Alesandrini is a writer, curator, advocate and culture enthusiast living and working in New York. Her research concerns contemporary representations of race and gender with a particular focus on issues of displacement, marginalization and the body in art by…

Plant of the Week: Magnolia ×loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ (Magnolia cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. This spring has been kind to our magnolias. Mild days, cool nights (with no damaging frosts so far) have resulted in a fine show. Among the group of small magnolias…

2018 Teen Internships Get underway

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Barry Kogan, Wave Hill’s Senior Manager of Youth Programs, manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project, a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that works to improve the ecology of the Bronx, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a 14-month program for…

Plant of the Week: Magnolia denudata (Yulan/Lily Magnolia)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. Wave Hill’s grandest magnolia tree is the lily magnolia or yulan (Magnolia denudata). A prodigious presence on the edge of the lawn, it stands close to the Front Gate,…

Plant of the Week: Enkianthus perulatus ‘Compactus’ (White Enkianthus cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. Some of the finest fall color in the garden can come in a small package. Sitting in front of Glyndor Gallery and slowly turning more intensely-hued each day is…

Welcome back to the Picnic Area!

Director Facilities and Capital Projects Frank Perrone reports on repairs to the picnic area adjacent to Glyndor Gallery. Major repairs to the picnic area adjacent to Glyndor Gallery, undertaken nearly two months ago by our Facilities team, working hand-in-hand with Arbitrio…

Picnic Area Renovations Underway

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Director Facilities and Capital Projects Frank Perrone reports on repairs to the picnic area adjacent to Glyndor Gallery. Over the next two months, our Facilities team will be working hand-in-hand with Arbitrio & Sons to make major repairs to the picnic…

Ready-Made Dreams: An Interview with Sue Johnson

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. (Not So) Still Life, on view in Glyndor Gallery through July 04, 2016, presents novel ways that contemporary artists are transforming the still life genre to…