There are many ways to visit Green-Wood’s 478 acres…

SHARON MATT-ATKINS
Director of Curatorial Affairs, Brooklyn Museum

Art at Green-Wood

Through dynamic programming in the visual and performing arts, Green-Wood stretches the boundaries of what a cemetery can be. Its compelling history and robust natural landscape enable the Cemetery to serve as both site and inspiration for contemporary artists in diverse fields, from sculpture and photography to dance and music.

A Body in a Cemetery

A place-inspired performance by acclaimed artist Eiko Otake

Artist in Residence

A nine-month residency in Green-Wood’s landmarked gatehouse

HERE LIE THE SECRETS OF THE VISITORS OF GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY

An installation by artist Sophie Calle

Through dynamic programming in the visual and performing arts, Green-Wood stretches the boundaries of what a cemetery can be. Its compelling history and robust natural landscape enable the Cemetery to serve as both site and inspiration for contemporary artists in diverse fields, from sculpture and photography to dance and music.

A Body in a Cemetery

A place-inspired performance by acclaimed artist Eiko Otake

Artist in Residence

A nine-month residency in Green-Wood’s landmarked gatehouse

Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery

An installation by artist Sophie Calle

CAIRNS

A soundwalk by artist Gelsey Bell

Photo Credits (from top, left to right, approximate, excluding thumbnails): Header by Walter Wlodarczyk, Artist in Residence by Shannon Taggart, Eiko Otake by William Johnston, Sophie Calle by Leandro Justen for Creative Time, Cairns courtesy of HERE Arts, Corona Altar by Walter Wlodarczyk, Vigil by Leigh Davis, Death Becomes Her by Jason Wyche, I am Fertile Ground by Christopher Burke, Untitled (Green-Wood) by Walter Wlodarczyk, Among Trees and Stones by Matthew Jensen