Garden Design Walk: The Flower Garden at Wave Hill
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Upcoming Wave Hill weekend
events and programs.
Saturday, October 5; Sunday, Octobr
6: Family Art Project: Cephalopod
Prints: For International Cephalopod
day, create your own wearable octopus
arms and squid tentacles, using creative
printing techniques for each of
your many limbs. Free, and admission
to the grounds is free until noon. Wave
Hill House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, October 5: Garden Design
Walk: The Flower Garden at Wave Hill:
Tour the Flower Garden, glorious each
fall, with Director of Public Programs
Laurel Rimmer. Inspired by the publication
of Nature into Art: The Gardens
of Wave Hill, releasing in September,
2019, this walk is an opportunity to
see how plant combinations and colors,
both planned and serendipitous,
refresh the design of the garden beds
and planted containers in each season.
The Flower Garden draws inspiration
from the Arts and Crafts gardening
style, popular in the late 19th and early
20th centuries. Free with admission to
the grounds. Meet at the Perkins Visitor
Center, 1 p.m.
Saturday, October 5: Artists and
Wave Hill Garden Design Walk With Laurel Rimmer. Photo courtesy of Wave Hill
Curators Talk: Figuring the Floral:
Join us for a walkthrough with artists
and curators of Figuring the Floral.
This exhibition features artists who
employ fl oral imagery to explore representations
of identity, including race,
ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation,
aging and other facets. Free with
admission to the grounds. Glyndor
Gallery, 2 p.m.
Sunday, October 6: Nature into Art:
The Gardens of Wave Hill - A Conversation
Moderated by Stephen Orr: Join
in for a lively conversation about the
new book Nature into Art: The Gardens
of Wave Hill, to be released by
Timber Press in late September. Nature
into Art explores different areas
of the gardens, with helpful information
about the plants, techniques
and design choices that defi ne this
remarkable garden. Joining moderator
Stephen Orr, editor-in-chief of Better
Homes and Gardens, will be Wave
Hill’s founding director of Horticulture
Marco Polo Stufano, current senior
director of Horticulture Louis
Bauer and the book’s author and photographer,
Tom Christopher and Ngoc
Minh Ngo, respectively. Hear from the
creative forces behind this world-renowned
garden and the extraordinary
story of how, in Tom Christopher’s
words, Wave Hill “remade American
gardening—as it continues to do today.”
A reception follows the event, at
which copies of the book will be available
for purchase ($40). Book Talk and
Reception - $30. Wave Hill Members
save 10%. Reservations at wavehill.org
or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center.
Wave Hill House, 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 6: Garden Highlights
Walk: Join a Wave Hill Garden
Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden
highlights. Free with admission
to the grounds. Meet at Perkins Visitor
Center, 2 p.m.
For further information call (718)
549-3200 or visit www.wavehill.org.