The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

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

The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

The Good, the Bad, and Everyone In Between

The best foods are a little sweet and a bit salty. This trolley tour is the perfect blend of both: you’ll discover some of the most stunning angel sculptures in Green-Wood mixed with tales of residents whose behavior was not quite so angelic. We’ll visit the angel-adorned art deco monument of John Campbel Maben, who ... Read more

Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Join our expert tour guides aboard Green-Wood’s trolley to explore the Cemetery’s historic landscape and most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to Green-Wood, this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, ... Read more

The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.

Recurring Event Birding in Peace

Birding in Peace

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean that there aren’t interesting birds to discover in Green-Wood. For some bird species that migrate south after the breeding season, Brooklyn is their Miami during the cold months. Spend the early morning exploring the cemetery, looking for overwintering waterfowl, nuthatches, woodpeckers, sparrows, finches and any half-hardy birds that decided ... Read more

Artist Talk and Walk with Athena LaTocha

Athena LaTocha will discuss her creation of The Remains of Winter, a tableau of site-specific sculptures currently on view in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and outdoors on Battle Hill. LaTocha was inspired by the Cemetery as a site for memory and mourning that is also an oasis with an abundant collection of mature trees, thriving wildlife populations, and ... Read more

The Remains of Winter

Acclaimed artist Athena LaTocha’s large-scale installation explores the history of Green-Wood’s landscape as one of continuous movement and alteration, beginning with the glaciers that shaped the land in the prehistoric era, through the Rural Cemetery Movement of the nineteenth century.