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In the Media

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.

Contact Information

Martha Gellens

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications

Press Releases

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Sunset Wednesdays Return to Wave Hill Starting July 13

Experience the best of summer at Wave Hill, a jewel of a garden overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. This summer, we are thrilled to be able to bring back Sunset Wednesdays, a much-loved series of evening concerts outdoors. The magic happens as the sun sets over the majestic Hudson River and Wave Hill’s expansive landscape of rolling lawns and gorgeous formal gardens.

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Ailey II to Perform at Wave Hill Tuesday, June 21

A public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River, Wave Hill is pleased to be able to offer performances by Ailey II, the second company of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, on the first day of summer, Tuesday, June 21.

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In The News

"Karen Meyerhoff has led one of the Bronx’s most lauded green spaces and cultural centers since 2015. Each year, Meyerhoff brings music and dance performances, curated art shows and stunning horticultural displays to Riverdale, earning Wave Hill lauded spots in media guides as one of the best places to visit in the Bronx. Wave Hill brings in millions in donations and grants each year. And early this year, the gardens were one of 14 cultural locations to partner with New York City Health + Hospitals to provide coronavirus tests during a surge."
- City and State NY, July 2022 Read the Article
"Their wedding was timeless and sophisticated, inspired by Wave Hill, a public garden in the Bronx. They fell in love with this venue and never even looked at any other. The combination of nature and history in the middle of New York was everything for them...An outdoor ceremony with lovely views of nature and the river was perfect for catching the sunset. "
- Elizabeth Anne Designs, July 2022 Read the Article
"The grounds and gardens of Wave Hill—a secluded oasis spread out over 28 acres in the northwest corner of the Bronx—are spectacular year-round, but in the summer they look particularly vibrant and lush. For fans of flowers, trees, plants, sweeping views, forest bathing, and serenity, there's really no other place quite like it anywhere in or around the city. Here's everything you need to know before heading there."
- MTA Away, July 2022 Read the Article
"The Bronx Museum of the Arts has hired Eileen Jeng Lynch as its new director of curatorial programs...Jeng Lynch was senior curator of visual arts at Wave Hill, a public garden in the Bronx that is host to art exhibitions and commissions. Much of Jeng Lynch’s shows there had a focus on the environment, including the institution’s current exhibition “Water Scarcity: Perpetual Thirst,” which considers access to clean water."
- ARTSnews, July 2022 Read the Article
"2023 Sunroom Project Space: NY-area emerging artists can submit proposals to develop a site-specific project as a solo exhibition at Wave Hill. Four selected artists will each receive $2,000, exhibition support, and professional development."
- Hyperallergic, July 2022 Read the Article
"You will be tempted to spend most of your time strolling the grounds: the flower garden with year-round exhibits; the Italian pergola facing the Hudson, draped with every possible flora you can think of…even cacti; the aquatic garden, with its lilies and lotus; the 10-acre woodlands; the greenhouses and palm houses with their collections of tropical plants; the rock garden with its multitudes of small, brilliantly-colored blooms; and herb and wildflower gardens."
- Forgotten New York, July 2022 Read the Article
"John Schaefer, host of WNYC's New Sounds, talks about what music events and concerts to look forward to this summer — especially outdoors, as the city is dealing with yet another wave of COVID cases. Hear about some of the events at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn, Sunset Wednesdays at Wave Hill in the Bronx, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens and the Rite of Summer Music Festival on Governors Island."
- WYNC, June 2022 Listen to Broadcast
"As part of the Festival of New York, Wave Hill is bringing the Citywide Dance Party to the Bronx. On the same day, at dozens of locations across all five boroughs, simultaneous dance parties will bring thousands of New Yorkers out for an afternoon of shared joy. August 6."
- Norwood News, June 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 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.