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Wave Hill Family Art Project: Freedom Quilters of Gee Bend

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January 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Wave Hill

West 249th Street & Independence Avenue Bronx
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Create brilliant compositions out of bountiful squares of donated fabric inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s visit to the Gee’s Bend Community in rural Alabama, during which the Freedom Quilting Bee was established. Celebrate the Dr. King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend.

 

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Bronx Photo & Poetry Archive Story

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Join Winter Workspace artist Stephanie Alvarado in archiving Bronx stories through photos. Create “choreo-poems” to help capture the stories of the people of the Bronx.  

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Sleepy Seeds, and Winter Dormancy

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Because winter is a time of rest for many beings, having fun creating masks to mimic dormant seeds, hibernating groundhogs, torporing bats, and more. Take the newly made mask and perform a…

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Love for Woodland Friends

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Looking ahead to Valentine’s Day, take a cue from the ways woodland animals care for their families. Celebrate the ways people care for each other by creating woodland creature sock puppets…

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Biomimicry Boutique

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Slip on those scales, tailor the tails, and design the perfect creature couture. Then get in vogue and hop, crawl, or slither down the catwalk.  

NYC Must-See Week

Through Feb 9, snag 2-for-1 tickets to many of NYC’s iconic attractions, museums, tours and performing arts. Save of our family  faves – click on the link for exhibit, events…

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Wave Hill Family Art Project: Bronx Photo & Poetry Archive Story

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Join Winter Workspace artist Stephanie Alvarado in archiving Bronx stories through…

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All Aboard With Thomas & Friends

See a sing-along performance with Thomas the Train where kids help Thomas discover the steps to grow a beautiful garden and take a photo with the Really Useful Engine. A…

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Wave Hill Family Art Project: Sleepy Seeds, and Winter Dormancy

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Because winter is a time of rest for many beings, having…

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New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Marvel at model trains zipping around stunning New York landmark replicas made of plant parts such as nuts, bark, and leaves, and enjoy hands-on holiday fun for the entire family (most of it in the climate-controlled indoors).

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