Bring your students to Wave Hill and experience its unique offerings which encompass three distinct, yet interwoven aspects of learning: Nature Studies, Creative Arts and Historical Studies. Our programs for grades pre-K through 12 engage your students in active, participatory learning that span both outdoor and indoor education with gorgeous gardens, spectacular views, nature-inspired contemporary art, and tranquil woodlands. For those of you that can’t make it to Wave Hill, we’ll come to you. Please be sure to check out our Lesson Extensions, which offer helpful suggestions, activities and resources that will help you make the most of your visit to Wave Hill.
Creative Arts at Wave HillProgram Details ›
For many, art is a natural pathway for connecting with nature. Wave Hill’s arts programs present works by contemporary artists inspired by the natural world, and encourage viewers to consider nature in new ways.
Historical StudiesProgram Details ›
These walk-and talk programs look at Wave Hill in the larger context of the history of the
area, from its time as home to the Lenape people to its official designation as a public garden and cultural center in 1965.
Nature StudiesProgram Details ›
Immerse your class in nature as we explore Wave Hill’s grounds, gardens and woodlands.
Nature Studies at Your SchoolProgram Details ›
NEW! Bring Wave Hill to your school! Book a Wave Hill program for your class or, better yet, multiple classes within a grade.
Nature Studies for Middle and High SchoolProgram Details ›
NEW! Through a combination of woodland walks, hands-on exploration, work projects and ecological data collection, middle and high school students develop an understanding of the pressing, time-sensitive issues facing urban woodlands today.