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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


Wave Hill’s Annual Gardeners’ Party to Honor Urban Designer and Landscape Architect Signe Nielsen

This year, Wave Hill honors renowned urban designer and landscape architect Signe Nielsen, a passionate advocate for open spaces that foster creative, environmentally focused solutions. Nielsen has been a driving force in creating Wave Hill’s first Garden Master Plan, which will guide Wave Hill over the next decade. It outlines capital improvements that will enhance the overall visitor experience, expand accessibility and strengthen our garden infrastructure.

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Bees, Butterflies & Blooms Weekend September 10, 11

Praise the pollinators! Celebrate the winged creatures who beautify our gardens and put food on our tables. Wave Hill is home to many different pollinators, including native bees, butterflies and our resident honeybees. Spend the day chatting with naturalists and beekeepers, visiting our honeybee hives, creating art, joining walks to see pollinators in action and more. Swing by The Shop to purchase tasty honey, beeswax candles and a host of honeybee-themed gifts.

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In The News

"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
"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
"Wave Hill is a beautiful 28-acre space with lush gardens as well as structures and artwork inspired by nature. This place has something for everyone: Kids can take part in regularly scheduled workshops and arts and crafts events, while adults can take it slow and enjoy the scenery at a slower pace."
- Tiny Beans, August 2022 Read the Article
"The Wave Hill flower garden in New York City is rich with color and texture in autumn, teeming with dahlias and various salvias, including perovskia (Salvia yangii)."
- The New York Times, August 2022 Read the Article
"Wave Hill sits on a ridge above the Hudson River, creating a feeling of open space that’s perfect if you’re looking for a quick escape from city crowds. It’s also one of New York City’s less touristy destinations."
- Adventurous Kate, August 2022 Read the Article
"New York City is often thought of as an urban concrete jungle with minimal wildlife besides the notorious subway rat, however, the city is home to many flying creatures. Besides birds and insects, bats also find a place in New York City’s skies. WFUV’s Isabel Danzis spoke with bat experts and attended a bat walk at the Bronx’s Wave Hill Public Garden to get the scoop on these urban bats."
- WFUV, 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 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.