West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Description: Celebrate the excitement of bursting buds and blossoms with exhibiting artist Nick Lamia, who leads visitors of all ages in mono-printing from observation. Set out from Wave Hill House to explore the Shade Border and the Flower Garden. Spot the first signs of spring and draw them on a piece of Plexiglas. Return to Armor Hall to fill in the composition and print on paper. Images will be photographed and put up on the web. Ages 6 and older with an adult. Free, and admission to the grounds is free all weekend for this Target Spring Weekend event.
Venue Description: See natural beauty at its finest at Wave Hill, the 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill's true view lies in the park's magnificent gardens and landscapes. Horticulture and the arts programs for children, teenagers, and teachers are hosted by Wave Hill. Its grounds serve as living laboratories for science exploration. A memorable and scenic venue location, the Wave Hill House, built in 1843, is available for meetings, conferences, celebrations, and photo shoots. Wave Hill House was home to many celebrated icons, including Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain.
On weekends from 10am-1pm, the whole family can enjoy with a naturally creative Family Art Project. Wave Hill's visual arts program presents artworks in the galleries and on the grounds that engage the public in a dialogue with nature, culture, and site.
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