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Meet Your Green Neighbors

Whether you’re a budding botanist or simply enjoy wandering Green-Wood’s roads and paths, you’ve likely noticed a remarkable diversity of plants at every turn. But can you put a name to those radiant blooms, lush leaves, and towering trees? Learning how to identify the local flora can seem daunting, but with a little guidance and ... Read more

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Gardens as Cosmic Terrains

An Installation in the Catacombs by Heidi Lau May 7 - July 10, 2022Saturdays and Sundays11:00am-5:00pm This installation has been extended through July 10th due to popular demand! Heidi Lau became Green-Wood’s first-ever artist in residence in 2021 and her installation in the Catacombs is a culmination of a year-long exploration of the Cemetery. Her ... Read more

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GREEN-WOOD’S GREATEST HITS

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

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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

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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

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Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the many birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist will be made available to all attendees, or you can print it in advance here. And depending when you stop by, ... Read more

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GREEN-WOOD’S GREATEST HITS

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

Watching Birds at the End of the World: Dress Rehearsal

The Long Story Opera superstar Anthony Roth Costanzo will take a short break from the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic to join us in the Catacombs. Performing the one-night-only world premiere of Aaron Siegel’s Watching Birds at the End of the World, he’ll be accompanied by leading percussionist Sae Hashimoto on vibraphone.  Siegel’s ... Read more

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Watching Birds at the End of the World

The Long Story Opera superstar Anthony Roth Costanzo will take a short break from the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic to join us in the Catacombs. Performing the one-night-only world premiere of Aaron Siegel’s Watching Birds at the End of the World, he’ll be accompanied by leading percussionist Sae Hashimoto on vibraphone.  Siegel’s ... Read more

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Watching Birds at the End of the World

The Long Story Opera superstar Anthony Roth Costanzo will take a short break from the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic to join us in the Catacombs. Performing the one-night-only world premiere of Aaron Siegel’s Watching Birds at the End of the World, he’ll be accompanied by leading percussionist Sae Hashimoto on vibraphone.  Siegel’s ... Read more