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Please see press coverage and Wave Hill press releases below. We are happy to set up a visit to the gardens, provide high-resolution images, help you research stories, and schedule a photo shoot or an interview.

Open year-round, Wave Hill is a spectacular jewel of a public garden overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx. With world-class gardens and stunning views, Wave Hill's vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City. Our mission is to connect people to the natural world in meaningful and lasting ways through myriad programs in the arts, horticulture and education.

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Martha Gellens

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications

Press Releases

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Home for the Holidays Weekend at Wave Hill

Wave Hill is delighted to open the holiday season with a weekend devoted to coming home for the holidays. Beautiful and intimate in winter, the gardens will fill you with the joy of the season—and the holidays.

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Wave Hill Announces its 2023 Horticultural Lectures

Curated by Director of Horticulture Cathy Deutsch and Wave Hill's Friends of Horticulture, the series opens with two lectures on Zoom, and a final lecture at Wave Hill. This year, the series highlights the horticultural ideals of irrepressible garden-makers who not only cultivate an ambitious variety of plants but arrange them into artful compositions that defy boundaries and exceed expectations. Each presentation challenges conventional practice to bold and memorable results.

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Wave Hill Presents Annual Exhibition of Botanical Art in Collaboration with the American Society of Botanical Artists

A public garden in the Bronx, Wave Hill is pleased to welcome back the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) for the 25th Annual International ASBA juried exhibition. The annual exhibition took place at Wave Hill in 2018 and 2020, as well. In addition to an opening reception on Saturday, November 19, a virtual talk with exhibiting artists, moderated by John Pastoriza-Piñol will be held on Tuesday, December 13.

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Wave Hill Launches 2022–2023 Concert Season October 16, 2022

Wave Hill is pleased to announce its Fall 2022/Winter 2023 concert series, featuring a diverse soundscape and genre-defying artists. Six indoor concerts offer audiences the opportunity to experience internationally acclaimed musicians in the intimate setting of Amor Hall, overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. All concerts take place on Sundays at 2PM.

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In The News

"The nuanced exhibition draws a portrait of the Bronx itself, partly because of Wave Hill’s bucolic setting, a meditative space to reflect on waste, ecology and urban space, with unobstructed views of the Hudson that frame the river with trees so that you’ll forget a highway runs in between."
- The New York Times, October 2022 Read the Article
"During the cold months, when I’m starved for color, I head to Wave Hill and the New York Botanical Garden, two great Bronx public gardens with greenhouses."
- Gardenista, October 2022 Read the Article
"This Family Art Project at Wave Hill will have kids (and their caretakers) make a one-of-a-kind nicho box. These traditional Mexican shadow boxes will be decorated with natural material and found objects, and will house memories of a loved one who has passed."
- Tiny Beans, October 2022 Read the Article
"Summer isn’t alone in taking flight these days: Monarch butterflies are migrating to Mexico, bees continue to forage for nectar and pollen, and many birds have begun to wing their way south. Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden, celebrates all of these creatures during Bees, Butterflies & Blooms Weekend."
- The New York Times, August 2022 Read the Article
"There’s some serious foliage to behold in the other boroughs...A leisurely fall stroll through the gardens of Wave Hill in The Bronx will take your breath away as you gaze across the Hudson River and are met with sweeping views of the Palisades."
- I LOVE NY, August 2022 Read the Article
"NYC Parks says the typical timeline of when these trees hit their peak autumn colors can vary, depending on weather, both in fall and earlier in the growing season...Either way, you’ll be sure to find incredible colors at these NYC locations, including in Central Park, Wave Hill and Alley Pond Park."
- Time Out, October 2022 Read the Article
"The Wave Hill Public Garden is also in the Bronx and also full of wonderful events like family art projects and Butterfly Garden Walks. There are so many events your family will love!
- Tiny Beans, August 2022 Read the Article

Photography Policy

Wave Hill has a large archive of high-resolution garden and program images. To request use of any of these images to promote Wave Hill for non-commercial, editorial purposes, please contact pressroom@wavehill.org. Please provide proper credit on any photo provided by Wave Hill.

Members of the media interested in taking photos or video for editorial purposes at Wave Hill must request permission prior to their visit. See our policy for commercial photography, video and film and for weddings and family photo shoots. All shoots, whatever the purpose, are prohibited without receiving permission in advance, and may require payment of a fee.