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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


Arts Opening Weekend at Wave Hill

Arts Opening Weekend at Wave Hill is a joyful, grateful celebration of the return of a rich tradition of arts-related programs. With three exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery, two exhibitions in Wave Hill House and live dance performances in the garden, this exuberant, spring weekend foreshadows the return of Sunset Wednesdays, a long, summer tradition of free music on the garden’s Great Lawn and a season of Sunday afternoon concerts that starts in the fall.

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Spring, Summer 2022 Exhibitions Reconsider Cultural and Ecological Histories

A public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River, Wave Hill’s landscape serves as a springboard for artists to create new art and reexamine ongoing bodies of work. For the Sunroom Project Space in Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill’s curators have commissioned six emerging, New York City-area artists to create site-specific installations.

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In The News

"The Wave Hill Alpine House: Today’s photos were sent in by Sandra Schaller. Sandra works at Wave Hill, a fantastic public garden in the Bronx in New York City. She recently took over care of the alpine house in the garden and is sharing some of the marvelous plants that grow there. Alpine houses are specialized greenhouses used for growing unusual plants native to alpine regions, rather than the lush tropicals grown in a typical greenhouse."
- Fine Gardening, May 2022 Read the Article
"Walking through The Bronx is a great way to explore New York City with your partner. The Bronx is a borough of New York City...By the Hudson River, Wave Hill is a landscaped public garden with wooded paths and a cultural center.
- Leave The Key Homebuyers, April 2022 Read the Article
"The gorgeous gardens of Wave Hill in Riverdale make a perfect warm-weather weekend outing. Stroll through 28 acres of deceptively complex gardens and woodland or check out the “My Green Heaven” family art project or the family garden walk. You can dine at their locally sourced café or pack a picnic to enjoy with the view of the Hudson."
- Westchester Family, May 2022 Read the Article
"Through installation and performance, Kevin Quiles Bonilla investigates notions of colonial history and consumption from the perspective of his Latinx cultural heritage, as well as from his lived experience as a queer artist and person with a disability."
- Puertorican Art News, May 2022 Read the Article
"Opening May 21, 2022, the windowed Sunroom and Sun Porch provide stimulating settings for artists to contemplate, explore and transform these spaces. This spring and summer feature Anina Major, Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Krystal DiFronzo and Heidi Norton, whose shows will examine colonial histories,familial and ancestral connections and cultural heritages in the context of nature. These are the first solo exhibitions in New York City for Major, Quiles Bonilla, and DiFronzo."
- Puertorican Art News, April 2022 Read the Article
"One of my favorite Mother’s Days was one we spent at Wave Hill in the Bronx, but there are plenty of other beautiful local gardens, from NJ Botanical Garden to Rutgers Gardens (this weekend is the Spring Flower Fair) to Grounds for Sculpture (reserve now as time slots are filling up!) to choose from."
- New Jersey Family, April 2022 Read the Article
"Family Art Project: Gratitude Garden for Earth Day. Reflect on what you appreciate about Earth by making a mini sculpture using bright oil clay colors. Add a flower inspired from Wave Hill’s gardens, and include an affirmation or action you will take to continue to help keep our planet safe and healthy for all living things."
- New York Family, April 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.