Rain Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 3:30–6:00pm Discover the rich history and traditions associated with the holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) through crafts, activities, and food for families with kids of all ages. Celebrated throughout Latin America from October 31st to November 2nd, this holiday is a time for family and friends ... Read more
Green-Wood is far too big to explore in just one visit. Fortunately, we got you covered! This special trolley tour reveals hidden gems that often go overlooked: actress and celebrity mistress, Lola Montez; famed mobster, Joey Gallo; George C. Tilyou, founder of Coney Island’s Steeplechase; and many more! Whether you visit weekly or this is ... Read more
Green-Wood’s artist in residence, Rowan Renee, invites the public to explore their studio space and get a sneak peek of in-progress works for The Perimeter Path, a site-specific installation planned for Historic Chapel next spring. Rowan's research at Green-Wood has focused on the Cemetery’s public lots, creating work that responds to the memorial architecture for those interred ... Read more
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
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
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.