Capturing New Canaan Art Exhibit

The Waveny Park Conservancy sponsored the Capturing New Canaan art Exhibit at the Carriage Barn Arts Center and awarded a $500 cash prize to Richard Gene Barbera for his piece, Sledding at Waveny Park.

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New Bluebird Boxes have been installed in Jeniam Meadow

New Bluebird Boxes have been installed in Jeniam Meadow – they will be monitored and maintained by volunteers throughout the year. Over the course of October, The Conservancy welcomed Brownie Troop 50198 to the Park as they worked towards their Outdoor Art Badge. They visited Waveny, looking for art in nature, used found objects to…

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Donors invited to a Party in the Park

The Conservancy invited donors to a Party in the Park to thank them for their support and to give them an update on current and upcoming projects and plans. Thank you to Earth Garden for supplying the beautiful floral arrangements.  

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Artist Reception with Paul Kopkau

Artist Reception with Paul Kopkau celebrating the installation of his sculptures on the Lawn at Waveny Park. Following the Reception The Waveny Park Conservancy is sponsoring the Waveny Summer Concert featuring the Scavengers.

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Lawn Shadows: iPhone Sculpture Installation

The Waveny Park Conservancy has activated the field behind Waveny House with a dramatic sculpture installation by Paul Kopkau. The artist had a similar exhibit in 2019 in Socrates Sculpture Park against the dramatic drop of the New York skyline. This time his two Lawn Shadow: iPhone sculptures frame the historic 1912 house from one…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Hires Phoebe Knowles as Executive Director

Phoebe brings non-profit leadership as well as tourism and property management experience to the Conservancy. She is thrilled to the join the team and to continue the important work of advocating for the care and enhancement of Waveny Park and creating ways to engage area residents with the Park lands. Click here to read more

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Women of Waveny Exhibit

Congratulations to WPC board member Arianne Kolb for the Women of Waveny exhibit that she co-curated along with Micaela Porta earlier this year at the New Canaan Museum and Historical Society. The show explored and celebrated women’s work in the creation of New Canaan’s Waveny House and Park and beyond. The show highlighted two renowned,…

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Summer Stewards Weeding At The Park

2019 Summer stewards hard at work clearing the Lapham Road stonewall of bittersweet, mugwort, poison ivy and more. Their work included tree and bush identification.

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