The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

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

Recurring Event Green-Wood After Hours

Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public. ... Read more

Recurring Event Green-Wood After Hours

Green-Wood After Hours

Long after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public, explore its historic grounds under the cover of night. You’ll weave through the Cemetery’s stunning landscape and visit the graves of fascinating figures in New York and American history. This not-to-be-missed walking tour ends with a visit to the Catacombs, which are normally closed to the public. ... Read more

The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

Recurring Event Birding in Peace

Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. By September, offspring of nesting birds will be on their own. Returning warblers will be in their less flamboyant fall plumage. Large numbers of blackbirds, ... Read more

Meet Your Green Neighbors: Walk for Kids

Whether you’re a budding botanist or simply enjoy wandering Green-Wood’s landscape, you’ve likely noticed a remarkable diversity of plants at every turn. But can you put a name to those radiant blooms, lush leaves, and towering trees? Learning how to identify the local flora can seem daunting, but with a little guidance and observation, you’ll ... Read more

Fun with Fungi: Mushroom Walk for Kids

Rain date: Sunday, October 16th, 12–1:30pm Green-Wood is a special place for fungi of all kinds—from the deadly to the delicious! Sigrid Jakob, member of the New York Mycological Society and co-founder of the Green-Wood Fungi Phenology Project, will lead a mushroom walk into the depths of Green-Wood’s lovely and extensive woodlands where all types ... Read more

Grand Designs: Architecture at Green-Wood

Green-Wood is a jewel box of architectural gems featuring some of the most popular design trends of their time. Across our grounds you’ll encounter monuments and mausoleums by leading architects and artists of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in styles ranging from Gothic and Egyptian Revival of the Victorian era to the decadence of ... Read more