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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.

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Martha Gellens

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications

Press Releases

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Painting Exhibition Reveals Beauty in The Labor of Gardeners and Their Working Spaces

Opening in mid-January in Wave Hill House is Cultivating Eden, a new exhibition of paintings by Rebecca Allan referencing the labor of gardeners and their spaces at Wave Hill, a compact, 28-acre garden in the northwest Bronx overlooking the Hudson River.

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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

"With its celebrated grounds and scenic views, the 28-acre estate offers a romantic setting for an unforgettable wedding. Exchange vows under the lushly planted Pergola overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, celebrate your first dance in historic Armor Hall at Wave Hill House and photograph your wedding party by the Aquatic Garden, Armor Hall welcomes up to 130 guests with room for a small band and dance floor,"
- Bridal Guide Magazine, Jan/Feb 2023 Read the article
"A year-round destination with stunning views of the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill is an extraordinary venue located just 30 minutes north of Manhattan. Due to the serene beauty of its celebrated gardens, along with its modern amenities, Wave Hill is an ideal location for your conference, corporate retreat or full-garden rental."
- Crain's New York Business, December 2022 Read the Article
"Smell the Flowers: Wave Hill, a lush public garden in The Bronx at 675 W 252nd St., has free admission on Thursdays. Free shuttle buses run from the 1 train and MetroNorth Thursdays through Sundays. This was one of our favorite destinations when our kids were little. They collected bits of bark and leaves from the ground and loved to roll down the grassy hills."
- She Buys Travel, November 2022 Read the Article
"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
"Wave Hill House is a beautiful location in the Bronx to host everything from full-day corporate retreats and team-building conferences to off-site business meetings. Near the Hudson River with views of the Palisades, Wave Hill House has several conference and meeting spaces equipped with flexible conference furniture, integrated sound systems, high-speed Wi-Fi, and concierge service."
- I LOVE NY, 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.