Death Cafe on Zoom

The Death Cafe is a simple concept. Bring strangers together to discuss one of the great universal truths: death. With thousands of chapters in over 25 countries around the world, Death Cafes are informal gatherings that aim to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.” There ... Read more

Lost in the Woods: Grief and the “Ennuipocalypse”

Climate change is a heavy topic. Most of us are inundated with stories of its effects daily when we turn on the nightly news or scroll through headlines on social media. But how can we respond—physically, emotionally, or even artistically? For photographer Julianne Nash, it’s through her camera that she expresses her grief over this ... Read more

Death Cafe: Grief & Gardening Edition

The Death Cafe is a simple concept. Bring strangers together to discuss one of the great universal truths: death. With thousands of chapters in over 25 countries around the world, Death Cafes are informal gatherings that aim to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.” There ... Read more

Mortality & Me: Green-Wood’s Book Club

It can be difficult to engage in conversations about death: Will I say the wrong thing? Am I going to offend someone? Who wants to discuss morbid stuff anyway? Green-Wood’s book club, Mortality & Me, helps make death, dying, and end-of-life matters easier to talk about through compelling books that tackle these topics head on. ... Read more

Show & Tale: My Favorite Thing—Kitchen Edition

Show & Tale is back! It’s like Antiques Roadshow but with storytelling, or a Death Cafe turned Pinterest board. Everyone is welcome to join in—just bring an object of your choosing and share your story about loss. No judges, no prizes, no pressure. And no need to practice! Just want to come and listen? Awesome! ... Read more

How to Talk to Kids About Death

How do we explain death and dying to our children? How much should they know and when?  Join Gabrielle Gatto, Green-Wood’s coordinator of public programs who holds a certificate in Thanatology, and Dr. Preeti Saigal, pediatric neuropsychologist, for an enlightening virtual conversation on the best practices for discussing death with children. Free. Registration required. Please ... Read more