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Adult learning Nature Photography credit Wave Hill

Adult Learning

Public Programs

Adult learners at all levels of expertise explore programs inspired by the gardens and our magnificent location along the Hudson River, as well as by our arts programming.

Adult learning art workshop 2 credit Wave Hill

Art and Photography Workshops

Single and multi-session workshops focus on both contemporary art and photography.

Adult learning Woodworking Workshop 3 Tiered Plant Stand credit Joshua Bright

Botanical Crafts and Woodworking

Each season we offer hands-on woodworking, botanical crafts and other creative pursuits.

Adult learning Guided Garden Walks credit Joshua Bright

Guided Walks

Garden and conservatory walks take place each week.

Adult learning garden lectures and workshops

Garden Lectures, Demos and Workshops

Wave Hill Gardeners and visiting experts offer garden lectures and workshops.

Adult learning Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill credit Joshua Bright

Wellness and Cooking

Wellness classes include outdoor yoga, forest bathing and meditation. Cooking demonstrations--and the occasional workshop--are based on wild or cultivated plants in the garden.

Adult learning Birding credit Joshua Bright

Nature and Birding

Birding walks and seasonal nature presentations are offered year-round.

Learn more!

Many of our adult programs are free with admission to the grounds. Where there is a fee, it includes admission to the grounds, and registration may be made online or in person at the Perkins Visitor Center. As always, Wave Hill Members save 10%. Space is limited; we recommend you register early.

If you cancel at least five business days prior to the start of a program, your fees will be refunded, minus a $5 processing fee. If Wave Hill must cancel a program, your fees will fully refunded.