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In her fifty-year career, Eiko Otake has often explored themes of loss. In Mother, through videos and sculpture, Otake talks to and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. It is one daughter and her mother’s personal story.

Event Series 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 many birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily.

Gay Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Green-Wood celebrates illuminating LGBTQ+ permanent residents who have made a lasting impact on American history and culture. Along the way you will visit the graves of “It’s Raining Men'' co-writer, Paul Jabara; sculptor of the Angel of the Waters sculpture atop Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain, Emma Stebbins; and activists and founders of the Hetrick Martin ... Read more

Event Series With the Dead

With the Dead

A Performance By Eiko Otake “We all came from a mother, even if some people never met their mothers. From their own birth, mothers contain all the eggs that they will ever have in life. We have been formed from unmeasurable time. Remembering or imagining a mother’s life and body is also to reflect on ... Read more

Event Series 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