Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. By September, offspring of nesting birds will be on their own. Returning warblers will be in their less flamboyant fall plumage. Large numbers of blackbirds, ... Read more
Green-Wood celebrates LGBT+ History Month with a special walking tour illuminating permanent residents who have made a lasting impact on American history and culture. You will visit the graves of important LGBTQ+ figures including “It’s Raining Men” co-writer Paul Jabara; sculptor of the “Angel of the Waters” statue atop Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain, Emma Stebbins; ... Read more
Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and visit its 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! On this walking tour, you will tread where George Washington and ... Read more
In Partnership With Brooklyn Community Pride Center It can be difficult to engage in conversations about death: Will I say the wrong thing? Am I going to offend someone? Who wants to discuss morbid stuff anyway? Green-Wood’s book club, Mortality & Me, helps make death, dying, and end-of-life matters easier to talk about through compelling ... 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.