Free and Open to the Public Daily, 10am–5pm, through September 4th. The Perimeter Path is an immersive installation in the Historic Chapel by Green-Wood’s 2022 artist in residence, Rowan Renee. Through extensive onsite research into the public burial lots around the Cemetery's perimeter and the meticulous crafting of works in marble and glass, Renee investigates how race and class influence memorialization.
On June 19, 1865, enslaved people in Texas were informed by a Union general that they were emancipated—over 2 years after Lincoln issued the emancipation proclamation. Ever since, this day has been celebrated in communities across the United States as a commemoration of the end of slavery. Declared a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth is ... Read more
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.