Hive Culture: Captivated by the Honeybee

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September 27, 2011


Wave Hill


Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult


Event description: Join an exhibition interpreter for one of our regularly scheduled tours of Hive Culture: Captivated by the Honeybee. Through painting, sculpture, photography, and video, 18 artists share their fascination with honeybees as well as in raising awareness of the importance of bees to nature, agriculture, and environmental health. Also on view are two installations in Wave Hill's Sunroom Project Space. The Friendly Falcons and Their Friend the Snake (artists Jeffrey Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier) have transformed the Sun Porch for a project called Songs to Plants, exploring the humanization of the natural environment. In the Sunroom, view a scale model of the Sunroom that artist Caitlin Parker created and placed in Wave Hill's Woodlands. Then view a time-lapse video she produced of the activity of various fauna in and around the model.

Address: West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-549-3200

About Wave Hill

Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.


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