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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.

Bugging Out!

At least 950 species—and counting—of insects and spiders have been sighted in Green-Wood. (A number we have thanks to the observations of citizen scientists on iNaturalist!) Herbivores and carnivores, pollinators and parasites, beneficial and detrimental, beautiful and, sometimes, frightening—the Cemetery’s smallest, most ephemeral life-forms provide a fascinating wealth of learning opportunities. Price: $25, and $20 ... 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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and visit its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery, this is your opportunity to discover the highlights of some of its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! On this walking tour, you will tread where George Washington and ... Read more

Great Trees of Green-Wood

It’s what we wait for all year: the explosion of colors from hundreds of flowering trees and plants across Green-Wood. This feast for the eyes only lasts for a few weeks, so don’t miss it! Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to post like crazy on Instagram as you discover these blossoms for ... Read more