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Exhibits at Wave Hill

  • Field Notes: Matthew Friday, David McQueen, Michelle Stuart

    Field Notes: Matthew Friday, David McQueen, Michelle Stuart

    Glyndor Gallery | September 15 - November 29, 2015

    Observation and notation are central to the creative practice of many artists. Field Notes brings together the work of Matthew Friday, David McQueen and Michelle Stuart, whose projects, in Glyndor Gallery and on the grounds, encourage visitors to discover connections of their own. Notes, sketches, photos and videos taken during travel and exploration inspire each of the artists in this exhibition.

  • Benjamin Swett: New York City of Trees

    Benjamin Swett: New York City of Trees

    Wave Hill House | June 17, 2015 - March 27, 2016

    For many years, photographer Benjamin Swett has captured the trees that make up New York City’s urban forest. His portraits of trees throughout the five boroughs, among them the magnificent specimens in Wave Hill’s collection, describe the persevering role that trees play in the fabric of the city, making connections between trees and the neighborhoods where they grow.

  • Abbie Zabar: Ten Years of Flowers

    Abbie Zabar: Ten Years of Flowers

    Wave Hill House | June 07 - October 04, 2015

    Abbie Zabar exhibits a selection of drawings from her series Flowers in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For a decade, Zabar visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a weekly basis to draw the glorious arrangements on display in the Great Hall, struck, each week, by the inventive arrangements. Zabar’s experience as a gardener and her innate knowledge of the flowers, fronds and leaves before her, allowed her to capture the arrangements with a sure and deft hand, well before the Museum opened for the day.

  • Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature

    Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath–Force of Nature

    Glyndor Gallery | June 07 - September 07, 2015

    As part of Seven Deadly Sins, a collaborative series of exhibitions being presented by the seven arts institutions that comprise the Fairfield Westchester Museum Alliance. Wave Hill is exploring the concept of wrath as it relates to times of environmental uncertainty, with paintings and sculpture by artists who have a long-term interest in depicting cataclysmic forces. Exhibiting artists include Diane Burko, Brian Adam Douglas, Angela Dufresne, Julie Heffernan, Amer Kobasilja, Kent Monkman, Tameka Norris, Brian Novatny, David Opdyke, Anne Peabody, Jon Rappleye and Alexis Rockman.

  • The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill's Aquatic Garden

    The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill's Aquatic Garden

    April 24 - May 24, 2015

    Wave Hill presents a spectacular, site-specific installation by acclaimed interdisciplinary artist Chris Doyle, commissioned to honor Wave Hill at 50. The Lightening: a Project for Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden inserts a group of sculptures that radiate animation, light and sound into the garden’s formal structure. Inspired by the Aquatic Garden’s water lilies and reflective surfaces, The Lightening provides an electrifying experience during daylight and at night.

  • Sunroom Project Space 2015

    Sunroom Project Space 2015

    Glyndor Gallery | April 22 - October 25, 2015

    Wave Hill commissions a diverse group of emerging New York-area artists to create a new body of work or site-specific project for a solo exhibition in the Sunroom Project Space. Kiran Chandra, Eto Otitigbe, Tamara Johnson, Holly Veselka and aricoco were selected as this year’s Sunroom artists. In addition, two Van Lier Visual Artist Fellows, Julian Chams and Beatrice Glow are participating.

  • Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions

    Chris Doyle: Landscape Fictions

    Glyndor Gallery | April 22 - May 31, 2015

    Concurrent with the outdoor installation, three of Chris Doyle’s animation projects will be exhibited in Glyndor Gallery. Together these works put The Lightening in context with Doyle’s long standing interest in the merging of nature and culture through landscape.

  • FWMA—Seven Deadly Sins

    FWMA—Seven Deadly Sins

    April 19 - October 18, 2015

    The Seven Deadly Sins, a groundbreaking series of exhibitions, slated for 2015, with openings in April through July, will be presented by seven arts institutions, all members of the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance (FWMA), located in Fairfield County, CT, Westchester County, NY, and the New York City borough of the Bronx. The seven cultural institutions are: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Bruce Museum; Hudson River Museum; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art; Katonah Museum of Art; Neuberger Museum of Art; and, Wave Hill.

  • Winter Workspace 2015

    Winter Workspace 2015

    Glyndor Gallery | January 02 - April 12, 2015

    For the sixth winter season, Wave Hill uses Glyndor Gallery as studio spaces for artists in the Winter Workspace Program. This year's artists are Julian Chams, Nicolás Dumit Estévez, Beatrice Glow, Musa Hixon , Elizabeth Hoy, Sara Jimenez, Fay Ku, Amy Lincoln, Julia Oldham, Ivan Stojakovic, Alisha Wessler and Saya Woolfalk.

The Arts at Wave Hill are supported by Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The New York Community Trust, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and by the Cathy and Stephen Weinroth Commissioning Fund for the Arts. The institution's operations are made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.