The Thousand Year Wood: Humans and Trees Growing Together

For millennia, people around the globe did not simply live beside or under trees—they lived with them. It was a symbiotic relationship, not an exploitative one. Proper human care for the woodlands increased their diversity and promoted the number and variety of insects, birds, and other creatures who lived in the forests. The trees themselves ... Read more

$20 – $25

Birding in Peace

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

History Happy Hour: The Cemetery Language of Flowers

In the Victorian era, floriography—or the language of flowers—was a sensation, with bouquets and arrangements often carrying cryptic meanings. You would need a flora dictionary (no joke!) to decipher them.   This interest in the symbolism of flowers made its way into fashion, art, and even cemeteries, where roses, poppies, daisies, and lilies all held specific ... Read more

$20 – $25

Mausoleums of the Rich and Famous: A Virtual Tour of Woodlawn

They say money can’t buy you everything, but that’s only mostly true. For this evening’s virtual exploration, Green-Wood’s historian Jeff Richman and The Woodlawn Cemetery’s Director of Historical Services Susan Olsen, take you behind closed doors to discover some of the most opulent and elaborate mausoleums at their cemeteries. Commissioned by the crème de la ... Read more

$20 – $25

‘Ghost Tike’ A Collective Memorial: A Creative Approach to Grief

COVID has made it difficult to gather together to remember lost loved ones, limiting the connections we can forge with others through collective grief. Artist Caito Stewart, however, presents another approach, one that can be taken from a distance, in this engaging virtual workshop.  The evening begins with Caito discussing her creation of Ghost Tike, ... Read more

$20 – $25

Play Ball! Green-Wood’s Baseball Legends

It’s time, once again, for one of the greatest rites of spring: baseball’s opening day! Join baseball historian Tom Gilbert, in conversation with Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, for this virtual tour of the many men interred at the Cemetery who pioneered the National Pastime—including Henry Chadwick, dubbed the "Father of Baseball” by President Theodore Roosevelt; ... Read more

$20 – $25

Birding in Peace

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

Birding in Peace

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

Birding in Peace

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

Birding in Peace

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