Green-Wood’s Hidden Treasures: A Horticulturist’s View

Green-Wood is an immense place, and a visit to our grounds can be overwhelming. What should you see? What direction should you go in? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! This new series of tours, led by the Cemetery’s expert staff, provides a behind-the-scenes exploration of art, history, and nature.  Did you know that Green-Wood ... Read more

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Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

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

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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

Birding in Peace (Sold Out)

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home.

$20 – $25
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Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

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

Hanami Festival

Translated from the Japanese as “flower viewing,” hanami is the best way to describe the pure joy of seeing flowering trees as they come into full bloom. To honor the beauty of the spring season and showcase Green-Wood’s extensive (and colorful!) collection of cherry blossoms, this after-hours event invites visitors to stroll tree-lined paths, enjoy ... Read more

Pages from the Past: NYC’s Greatest Diarist Dishes, Part 2

There’s always time for a little more gossip, right? And no one could dish it like George Templeton Strong. Once a well-connected lawyer and a trustee of both Trinity Church and Columbia College (but also a man who reflected the racial, ethnic, and religious prejudices of his time), he is now perhaps best known for ... Read more

Earth Day Walk

Celebrate Earth Day at Green-Wood with an afternoon walking tour led by Sara Evans, Green-Wood’s manager of horticulture operations, and learn about the life cycles of some of the tree species that are tracked in the Cemetery's Phenology Project. Never heard of phenology? It’s the study of the annual life cycle events of all plant ... Read more

Death Cafe: Hot Pot Edition

This special edition of the popular Death Cafe is inspired by Green-Wood’s artist-in-residence Heidi Lau. She will begin the evening discussing her art practice and the importance of hot pots in Chinese culture as an opportunity for nourishment, conversation, and reflection. Led by Death Cafe moderator Bethany Tabor, participants will be encouraged to make their ... Read more

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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