Graveyard Shift: Colin Stetson

This is the rain date for this event, which was originally scheduled for Friday, May 10th. Graveyard Shift series returns with experimental musician and film composer Colin Stetson, (Hereditary and The Menu).

Event Series Birding in Peace

Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the many birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist will be made available to all attendees, or you can print it in advance here. And depending when you stop ... Read more

Event Series Secrets in Stone

Secrets in Stone

The Victorians loved a good secret—and they took a lot of them to the grave! Etched in centuries-old monuments, you’ll encounter inverted torches, hourglasses with wings, and empty beds. What does it all mean? This eye-opening walking tour will showcase these curious depictions and let you in on the meaning of these eternal, though often ... Read more

Mortality & Me: Featuring Special Guest, Author Alix Strauss

Author and New York Times contributor, Alix Strauss, makes a return appearance to Green-Wood! This time, Alix will lead our popular book club series, Mortality & Me. She’ll read excerpts from her two her books, The Joy of Funerals: 20th Anniversary Edition, and Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and ... Read more

Event Series Birding in Peace

Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the many birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist will be made available to all attendees, or you can print it in advance here. And depending when you stop ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Death Cafe

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

Phantom Waves: Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Gelsey Bell and Erin Rogers

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Event Series Green-Wood After Hours

Green-Wood After Hours

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. ... Read more

Event Series Birding in Peace

Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the many birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist will be made available to all attendees, or you can print it in advance here. And depending when you stop ... Read more

Green-Wood’s public programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, as well as the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.