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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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Artists Explore Ways to Relate to History, Ecology and One Another during Wave Hill’s Winter Workspace 2022

Now in its thirteenth year, Wave Hill’s Winter Workspace program provides New York area-artists with a unique opportunity to make art within the context of Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Through intimate contact with Wave Hill’s thriving plant collections, landscape, buildings, history and visitors, participating artists can expand aspects of their practices.

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Wave Hill Announces New Director of Horticulture DRAFT 10 05 1

Wave Hill Announces Cathy Deutsch as New Director of Horticulture

Wave Hill is very pleased to announce that Cathy Deutsch is the organization’s new Director of Horticulture, effective September 27, 2021. She succeeds Louis Bauer, who has retired after close to seven years in the position.

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In The News

"Kamari Carter Rekindles the Past at Wave Hill"
- White Wall, November 2021 Read the Article
"While some New Yorkers are out trick or treating today, others will be holding an early celebration of Dia de Los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Noëlle Lilley was at the Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center with more on the story."
- News 12, November 2021 Read the Article
"Wave Hill Van Lier Fellowship: This one-year fellowship is awarded to two New York City-based artists under 30 years old. Each Van Lier Fellow receives an $8,000 honorarium, studio rental reimbursement, a transportation stipend, and a solo show in the fall of 2022."
- Colossal, November 2021 Read the Article
"NY Community Trust awards $580K in grants: Wave Hill: $100,000 for a one-year fellowship that will give four emerging visual artists support and guidance in the creation of new work that deals with the natural world and landscape."
- The Bronx Times, October 2021 Read the Article
"Ken Druse is an old friend and a garden writer with 20 books to his credit...He made a visit the other day to Wave Hill, the renowned public garden in New York City, where they have a whole Monocot Border that was in its glory, and hence our topic today: plants that are monocots, and why to care."
- A Way to Garden, October 2021 Read the Article
"Wave Hill announced Cathy Deutsch as the organization’s new director of horticulture, effective Sept. 27. Deutsch succeeds Louis Bauer, who retired after close to seven years in the position."
- The Bronx Times, October 2021 Read the Article
"An acclaimed public garden and cultural center in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s landscape serves as a catalyst for emerging artists exhibiting in its Sunroom Project Space. The 2021 season’s seven installations round out with Priscilla Aleman’s "Origins of Devotion."
- Arts Summary, October 2021 Read the Article
"From New York City’s own forest/park, Central Park, to gorgeous Wave Hill in the Bronx, visit one or more of these spots to take in all the charms of Autumn."
- New York Family, October 2021 Read the Article
"Many flights zoom across the New York skies every day, but few are as eye-catching as those scheduled to take off from the Bronx on Monday. That’s when Wave Hill, the public garden in the Riverdale section, will offer raptor demonstrations to cap a nature-filled holiday weekend. "
- The New York Times, October 2021 Read the Article
"In Hispanic cultures, holding the title of grandparent in a family is a sacred one. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Bronx artist Katherine Miranda celebrated their grandparents with a place meant for contemplation and reflection. You can check out Miranda’s exhibit, “I Answer Back,” at Wave Hill."
- Pix 11, September 2021 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 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.