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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

MOONRISE: OUR ANNUAL GALA

Moonrise, Green-Wood’s new take on our annual gala, is back for its second year! And it’s going to be even bigger and better this time around.  Get Tickets You’ll enter Green-Wood after the gates have closed for the day and receive a specially designed tote bag. In every direction, trees, winding pathways, and historic monuments ... Read more

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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

Zooming in on Nature: Lichens Demystified

What are these organisms brightening up the landscape in shades of orange, yellow, green, blue, and even black? No, it’s not the flowers, it’s the lichens! Green-Wood is the ideal ecological oasis for lichens—colorful fungi that grow on gravestones and trees. Nova Patch, a member of the New York Mycological Society, will present on lichens: ... Read more

$20 – $25

A Tiffany Wonderland: Boston’s Ayer Mansion

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) defined a generation of American design with elaborate interiors, intricate stained glass windows and lamps, and stunning household wares. Talk about being in demand! Tiffany Studios studio was the epitome of high society at the turn of the twentieth century. Despite this acclaim, only three of his residential designs survive intact. ... Read more

$20 – $25
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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

Recurring

After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

Lookin’ at Lichen Walking Tour

What are these organisms brightening up the landscape in shades of orange, yellow, green, blue, and even black? No, it’s not the flowers, it’s the lichens! Green-Wood is the ideal ecological oasis for lichens—colorful fungi that grow on gravestones and trees. Nova Patch, a member of the New York Mycological Society, will lead you on ... Read more

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Discover Green-Wood: Trolley Tour

Join our expert tour guides aboard Green-Wood’s trolley to explore the Cemetery’s historic landscape and most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to Green-Wood, this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, ... Read more

Building the Brooklyn Bridge, 1869-1883: A Book Talk and 3D Experience

Jeff Richman, Green-Wood's historian, is a great fan of everything Brooklyn, including the Brooklyn Bridge. His latest book, Building the Brooklyn Bridge, 1869-1883: An Illustrated History with Images in 3D, will be hot off the presses for us. (Its publication date is the day before this event!) Join Jeff for a slideshow, talk, and book ... Read more