All Day

Rowan Renee: The Perimeter Path

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.

Exploring George Washington’s “First Oval Office” (Free Member Event)

Take a step back in time and into George Washington’s “First Oval Office!” Join us, in partnership with the Museum of the American Revolution, to pitch a full-scale replica of General Washington’s Revolutionary War headquarters. You’ll work together with living historians to hammer stakes and hoist walls, while learning everything this tent and its furniture ... Read more

The Battle of Brooklyn and The Meaning of Freedom

The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in August 1776, was the first battle of the American Revolution to occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Also the largest battle of the Revolutionary War, it included a significant engagement on land that is now part of The Green-Wood Cemetery. What did this battle mean to ... Read more