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Wave Hill Events
Open. Check website to schedule a visit.
Horticultural Lecture Series: Heroes of Horticulture–Americans Who Transformed the Landscape
Lecture series is held at New York School of Interior Design, 170 East 70th Street, Manhattan
Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street

New York Botanical Garden Events - 2021
All visitors must purchase or reserve timed-entry tickets in advance.
Now thru January 10, 2021 - Choral Installation: For Love and Only for Love: Letters to New York Noon–4
At the Garden. NYBG partners with Make Music New York on annual winter solstice festival with the world premiere of “For Love and Only for Love: Letters to New York,” an immersive choral installation by composer Pete Wyer. Explore the Native Plant Garden as prerecorded music – performed by choirs of up to 72 voices projected over 24 independent speakers – inspires reflection of love, gratitude, acceptance, and our connection with nature during the pandemic. Fee.
January 8,9,16 - NYBG GLOW 5-10
Outdoor Color & Light Experience featuring the Haupt Conservatory as centerpiece—its iconic exterior a glittering canvas. Washes of brilliant colors, thousands of dazzling lights, and picture-perfect installations fill Reflecting Pool, surrounding gardens and collections. Also artistic ice sculpting, music, pop-up performances by The Hip Hop Nutcracker.
January 10 - Black Botany: The Nature of Black Experience
Online ehibit seeks to acknowledge the complex relationship between enslaved Black people, nature and the colonial environment, and reconsider the conscious omission of Black knowledge of the natural world. Exhibit focuses on five plants—cotton, rice, the peacock flower, peanut, and vanilla. Explore documentary record about the lived experiences of Black people related to innovation and impact of these plants.
January 28, February 25, March 25, 2021 - 21st Annual Winter Lecture Series, Gardens of Meaning 11am Online featuring Non-Traditional Perspectives That Broaden the Gardening Experience. January 28:Sue Stuart-Smith, distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener, presents The Well-Gardened Mind. February 25:Leslie Bennett presents Gardens of Sanctuary. Leslie is founder of the Black Sanctuary Gardens project, which creates gardens of refuge and beauty in collaboration with Black women and communities. March 25: Landscape designer and musician Larry Weaner presents Music Composition and Landscape Design. He believes that designing a garden and composing music are linked by freedom of expression within formal constraints. Fee. Info or register: or 718.817.8720
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road
New York
718.817.8700 or

Nassau County Museum of Art Events
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576

Native Plant Center Events
Westchester Community College
Classroom Building, Room C200
75Grasslands Road
914-606-7870, or

The Garden Conservancy Events
Digging Deeper Programs
Open Days
Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring

Innisfree Garden Events
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
(845) 677-8000,

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association
PO BOX 239
Route 9
Hyde Park
Info: 845-229-6432,,

The Madoo Conservancy Events
The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street
PO Box 362
Sagaponack, NY 11962

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy Events
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan (access: Battery Place) FREE! Information:
6 River Terrace Events
6 River Terrace (South end of River Terrace, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial)
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (access: Chambers Street)
Battery Park City Events
At Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Battery Place (corner of 2nd place and Battery Place)
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
2 South End Avenue (access: West Thames Street)

Stonecrop Gardens Events
Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane
Cold Spring

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues
Patrons, garden owners and designers reveal creative process and collaboration that yields a great garden. Opportunities for small groups to experience beautiful gardens created by accomplished designers currently in practice. Fee.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
1909 Que Street NW
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009

Hudson Valley Garden Association Events
Hudson Valley Garden Association
PO Box 191, Gardiner, NY 12525
Info: 845-418-3640, ,

Rubin Museum of Art Events
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York

Old Westbury Gardens Events
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
Palisades Parkway Exit 19 or Route 9W

Sterling Forest State Park Preserve Events
Registration required. Trails can be steep and rocky, wear hiking shoes. Hike at pace of slowest hiker. Information or to register: 845-351-5907.
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Events
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd., accessed from Park Rd. off Route 9W in Stony Point
845-786-2521 or
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Events
Pre-registration required for everything. Weather contingent. Wear appropriate clothing, footwear; bring snacks, water. Meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Route 44/55, 5 miles west of intersection with Route 299
Rockland State Park Events
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Building
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, or

Planting Fields Arboretum Events
Planting Fields Arboretum & State Historic Park
Post Office Box 58
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
(516) 922-8676, [url=][/url

Neversink Valley Area Museum Events
Neversink Valley Area Museum
26 Hoag Road
Info: 845-754-8870

Landis Arboretum Events
Esperance 518-875-6935
518-875-6935 or

Arnot Forest
Schuyler County Route 13 (1 mile north of NY Route 224 between Cayuta and Van Etten) NY.
Directions and map: www.arnotforest.infot

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