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Family Art Project: Compost Herbaria

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  • Oct. 12, 2019 through Oct. 13, 2019, 10am-1pm
  • Wave Hill
  • West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission to grounds until 12pm on Saturday

Step into your role as a naturalist by creating a backyard herbarium and DIY flower press with everyday materials. Take a walk with exhibiting artist Duy Hoàng through the woodlands to Wave Hill’s compost pile to collect fallen flowers and leaves, paying special attention to your surrounding environment. Then, head back to the studio to create work that infuses your unique observations and thoughts to reimagine what a scientific document can be.

About Wave Hill

West 249th Street and Independence Avenue

Bronx, NY

718-549-3200


    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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