With the sun pouring through my window, open a crack to the glorious – yes, glorious — winter gardens of Wave Hill beyond, I can’t think of a better outlet than creating a miniature, tabletop landscape, a promise of green to take me through the last few weeks of this cold, dormant season of the year, at one of our terrarium workshops Thursday and Saturday. (And I am thinking that the terrarium workshop Thursday will be a wonderful President’s Week activity.) Indoors, our winter workspace residency program has brought Glyndor Gallery to life, offering another naturally creative focus for artist and visitor. Some of the Winter Workspace public programs are drop-in, but many require registration (though they are free), just because enthusiasm for the program is running high. This past weekend families seem to have divided their time between the Family Art Project—another winner this weekend—and activities in the Winter Workspace. Continue reading
Plan some sweet time at Wave Hill on Valentine’s Day weekend. Saturday brings a heartening Family Art Project and an unusually sweet cooking demonstration. Both days you can sign up to join Winter Workspace artist Ruth Marshall for an extraordinary knitting workshop keyed to endangered species. Early Sunday, take all your valentines, big and small, on a Discovery Walk with naturalist Gabriel Willow. How sweet! Continue reading
Once we hit February, winter begins to lose its shock value as Mother Nature helps us see that this, too, can be an industrious season. Take a leaf from artist Anne Percoco at the Family Art Project. Join Winter Workspace artist-in-residence Ruth Marshall for an intriguing afternoon knitting and purling in the gallery, in what is just the first of a number of workshops, tours and open-studio days with the artists in this program. While you’re here, take your family on a walk and see for yourselves the not-so-apparent busy-ness of the landscape and gardens this season. Continue reading
The snow might still be on the ground, but this month at Wave Hill there are plenty of activities for you and your family. Be sure to check out the Hibernators Ball-where you don’t even have to change out of your PJ’s to enjoy yourself! Continue reading
Water Lily Wonders
Families are invited to sketch and paint water lilies and other wonders of the Aquatic Garden at its peak.
Ongoing Daily 9/6/08 – 9/7/08; check with location for exceptions.
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free with paid admission
675 West 252nd Street
Bronx, NY 10471
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