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.

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.

Hidden Gems of Green-Wood

Green-Wood is far too big to explore in just one visit. Fortunately, we got you covered! This special trolley tour reveals hidden gems that often go overlooked: actress and celebrity mistress, Lola Montez; famed mobster, Joey Gallo; George C. Tilyou, founder of Coney Island’s Steeplechase; and many more! Whether you visit weekly or this is ... Read more

Recurring Event Open Studio: Rowan Renee

Open Studio: Rowan Renee

Green-Wood’s artist in residence, Rowan Renee, invites the public to explore their studio space and get a sneak peek of in-progress works for The Perimeter Path, a site-specific installation planned for Historic Chapel next spring. Rowan's research at Green-Wood has focused on the Cemetery’s public lots, creating work that responds to the memorial architecture for those interred ... Read more

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

Recurring Event Open Studio: Rowan Renee

Open Studio: Rowan Renee

Green-Wood’s artist in residence, Rowan Renee, invites the public to explore their studio space and get a sneak peek of in-progress works for The Perimeter Path, a site-specific installation planned for Historic Chapel next spring. Rowan's research at Green-Wood has focused on the Cemetery’s public lots, creating work that responds to the memorial architecture for those interred ... Read more