Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.
Violet Oakley (1874-1961) was more than a designer, illustrator, and muralist—she was a pioneering American artist. As a leading figure of the American Renaissance, she advocated for equal rights for all races and sexes, and worked for world peace. In 1902, Oakley became the first woman to be awarded a major commission for murals inside ... Read more
Join other fearless trekkers to explore Green-Wood’s intriguing monuments and unforgettable Catacombs under the glow of the full moon. Historian Jeff Richman leads these immensely popular walking tours, which begin at sunset and are accompanied by the ethereal and atmospheric sounds of live accordion music. Buy your tickets soon; these tours always sell out. We ... Read more
This tour is sold out. Click here for a full list of upcoming programs. Discover the connection between nineteenth-century Spiritualism and the Women's Rights Movement in New York’s foremost Victorian-era cemetery: Green-Wood. With a focus on the evolution and legacy of Spiritualism, this trolley tour explores the era’s obsession with communing with the dead and ... Read more
There is a secret language at Green-Wood that is etched in its centuries-old monuments. Inverted torches, bales of wheat, and hourglasses with wings are but a few of the curious depictions that you will encounter. This eye-opening walking tour will showcase the meaning of these eternal, though sometimes cryptic, symbols. $30/ $25 for members. There ... Read more