This Weekend at Wave Hill

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SAT, JANUARY 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SWEET DREAMS, HIBERNATORS

Get to know your local hibernators through sleepy tales of the season. Then make your own furry bear, bat, toad or hedgehog mask, or fashion a dreamy, woodsy home. PJ’s welcome! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM1PM

 

SAT, JANUARY 30    WINTER WORKSPACE WORKSHOP: IRA EDUARDOVNA—MEDITATION FOR CREATIVITY
Each winter, Wave Hill opens Glyndor Gallery as workspace for New York-area artists, giving them the unique opportunity to explore the winter landscape as a source of inspiration. Artists share aspects of their practice and engagement with Wave Hill through hands-on workshops. Workshops begin in Glyndor Gallery with an introduction to the artist’s work, then continue in the Ecology Building or Wave Hill House for the creative activity. During the Winter Workspace, Ira Eduardovna plans to shoot a firm on Wave Hill’s grounds in response to landscape and interior and exterior architecture. Today, access your most creative self through guided meditation and writing exercises. Visitors aged 12 and over are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Newcomers and practicing artists alike are welcome. $25/$15 Wave Hill Members, includes admission to the grounds. Unless otherwise noted, art materials are provided. Advance registration recommended, online at wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center. GLYNDOR GALLERY, 11AM‒1PM

SUN, JANUARY 31    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SWEET DREAMS, HIBERNATORS

Get to know your local hibernators through sleepy tales of the season. Then make your own furry bear, bat, toad or hedgehog mask, or fashion a dreamy, woodsy home. PJ’s welcome! Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, JANUARY 31    WINTER WORKSPACE WORKSHOP: GWEN FABRICANT—SCANNED IMAGES AND COLLAGE ASSEMBLAGE
Each winter, Wave Hill opens Glyndor Gallery as workspace for New York-area artists, giving them the unique opportunity to explore the winter landscape as a source of inspiration. Artists share aspects of their practice and engagement with Wave Hill through hands-on workshops. Workshops begin in Glyndor Gallery with an introduction to the artist’s work, then continue in the Ecology Building or Wave Hill House for the creative activity. Gathering organic materials in the fall, during the Winter Workspace Gwen Fabricant will expand in scale her printed compositions to make a larger work whose underlying structure will reference an 18th-century Mongolian manuscript. Today, observe natural objects and botanical forms; then capture their essence by using a digital scanner and printer in a multi-step collage process. Zoom in on textures, compose shapes and arrange lines using a collection of plant materials. Visitors aged 12 and over are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Newcomers and practicing artists alike are welcome. $25/$15 Wave Hill Members, includes admission to the grounds. Unless otherwise noted, art materials are provided. Advance registration recommended, online at wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center.
GLYNDOR GALLERY, 1‒4PM

SUN, JANUARY 31    CONCERT: MICHAEL BROWN, PIANO

The honors bestowed upon this brilliant young artist keep mounting—the latest is a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Join Michael Brown, described by The New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the renaissance of performer-composers,” for another distinctive program of works by Mendelssohn and Bernstein—including the world premiere of Brown’s arrangement of “Lonely Town” from On the Town—paired with his own works and introduced by his insightful commentaries. Tickets: Adults $28/22 Wave Hill Member, Children (ages 8–18) $15/$12 Wave Hill Member. Order tickets online at wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitors Center, starting August 26. For additional information, please call 718.549.3200 x251.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 2PM

MON, FEBRUARY 1

Closed to the public.

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A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River  and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

 

HOURS  Open all year, Tuesday through Sunday and many major holidays: 9AM–4:30PM. Closes 5:30PM, March 15–October 31.

ADMISSION  $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 children 6–18. Free Saturday and Tuesday mornings until noon. Free to Wave Hill Members and children under 6.

 

PROGRAM FEES  Programs are free with admission to the grounds unless otherwise noted.

 

Visitors to Wave Hill can take advantage of Metro-North’s one-day getaway offer. Purchase a discount round-trip rail far and discount admission to the gardens. More athttp://mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_wavehill.htm

 

DIRECTIONS – Getting here is easy! Located only 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan, Wave Hill’s free shuttle van transports you to and from our front gate and Metro-North’s Riverdale station, as well as the 242nd Street stop on the #1 subway line. Limited onsite parking is available for $8 per vehicle. Free offsite parking is available nearby with continuous, complimentary shuttle service to and from the offsite lot and our front gate. Complete directions and shuttle bus schedule atwww.wavehill.org/visit<http://www.wavehill.org/visit>/.

 

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org<http://www.wavehill.org>.

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