Little Amal Walks NYC

Little Amal is a 10-year-old refugee from Syria. She is also a 12-foot puppet who has traveled 5,000 miles across Turkey and Europe to the UK in search of her mother. On her journey, she’s been welcomed by almost a million adults and children. Now, she comes to New York City in search of her ... Read more

Far Side of Green-Wood

Green-Wood is far too big to explore in just one visit. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered! This special trolley tour follows the perimeter roads of the Cemetery to showcase the fascinating personalities that count among our permanent residents interred along Green-Wood’s southern side. You’ll hear about scions of famed toy store FAO Schwartz; Frank Morgan, ... Read more

Event Series Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

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

A View to Die For: Community Painting Day

Inspired by the grand tradition of painting in the outdoors (or as the French say “en plein air”), the Guild of Adventure Painters hosts an afternoon of community creativity amidst the beauty of Green-Wood. Whether you are an expert or novice, a painter, sketcher, or master of crayons, everyone is welcome to explore their artistic ... Read more

Open Doors

One of Green-Wood’s most popular events returns with an afternoon exploring some of the Cemetery’s most impressive and elaborate nineteenth-century mausoleums with exquisite stained glass and some curious surprises. Peek inside the elaborate gates of these stately stone structures to view stunning examples of Green-Wood’s distinct architecture. At each location, docents will offer a glimpse ... 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.

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.