Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Green-Wood’s Hidden Treasures: A Historian’s View

Green-Wood is an immense place, and a visit to our grounds can be overwhelming. What should you see? What direction should you go in? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! This new series of tours, led by the Cemetery’s expert staff, provides a behind-the-scenes exploration of art, history, and nature.  For this morning's walking tour, ... Read more

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

Hymn to the City

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Hymn to the City is a ground-breaking collaboration between Death of Classical, The Green-Wood Cemetery, and The New York Philharmonic—a sprawling, immersive event that pays tribute to New York’s singular spirit of resilience and renewal after a year of collective trauma, loss, and mourning.  Attendees will be taken on a journey across ... Read more

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

History Happy Hour: Hidden Green-Wood

Green-Wood isn’t wanting for extraordinary and monumental tombs, but many of its most remarkable residents lay buried under unmarked, modest, or sunken stones. It’s no wonder that visitors spend so much time looking for graves that are often easy to miss! You’ll learn about some of Green-Wood’s lesser-known—but equally fascinating—monuments across our 478 acres. Highlights ... Read more

$20 – $25

Striking the Right Chord: Music and Prose for Funerals

How does one begin to find the right words and music for a funeral or memorial event? Many funerals today involve collaborating with clergy, a secular officiant, or close family members, and yet some decisions can still be ours alone. Through cued musical selections, scripture, poetry, and a powerpoint presentation, we will review basic end-of-life ... Read more

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

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

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

Wild Bees of Green-Wood

Presenter: Sarah Kornbluth National Pollinator Week 6/21/2021-6/27/2021 From bumblebees to leafcutters, there are dozens of wild bee species buzzing around Green-Wood. Join Sarah Kornbluth from the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and Green-Wood’s manager of horticulture operations, Sara Evans, to learn about the different groups of bees found during our research collaboration with AMNH. ... Read more

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

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

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

Humane Insight: African American Suffering & Death

Throughout American history, images of wounded and dead Black bodies have pervaded the cultural sphere, including the graphic brutality of the 1834 Lalaurie affair; Emmett Till's murder and funeral; and the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. Questioning the role of the role of the spectator and the victim, Dr. Courtney R. Baker’s book Humane Insight ... Read more

Moonlight Tours

Join other fearless trekkers to explore Green-Wood’s intriguing monuments and unforgettable Catacombs under the glow of the full moon. Historian Jeff Richman leads these immensely popular walking tours, which begin at sunset and are accompanied by the ethereal and atmospheric sounds of live accordion music. Buy your tickets soon; these tours always sell out. $30 ... Read more

Beethoven Violin Concerto (pocket edition)

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Normally, in order to perform Beethoven’s luminous, life-affirmingly beautiful Violin Concerto, one needs a full orchestra…fortunately, we have superstar violinist Gil Shaham and a contingent of five top-shelf players from Brooklyn’s own ensemble, The Knights (including founding brothers Colin and Eric Jacobsen), who have shrunk the work down to their pandemic-proof “pocket ... Read more

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

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

PollinaTours of Green-Wood

Rain date: Sunday, June 27, 11am-12:30pm Stroll through Green-Wood and you will certainly see (and hear) wild bees going about their daily routine. Female bees are collecting nectar and pollen, and males are busily looking for mates. Bee biologist Sarah Kornbluth of the American Museum of Natural History leads this walking tour to highlight how ... Read more

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

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

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

History Happy Hour: Doomed Voyages Pt. 1

Whether taking to the sea for a leisurely trip or to make a routine delivery—not all journeys end the way we plan. Learn about the shipwrecks that left a trail of devastation in their wake and are now immortalized at Green-Wood. We’ll encounter the storm-tossed John Minturn, whose sinking claimed the lives of 51 passengers ... Read more

$20 – $25

Secret Mausoleum Music Club

Everyone loves a good secret, right? Well you won’t want to miss out on this one! Arrive after Green-Wood’s gates close to the public for a night filled with unexpected discoveries, explorations of the past, and enthralling music—all set in New York’s most enchanting landscape. Each meeting of the Secret Mausoleum Music Club is a ... Read more

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

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

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

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

Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and 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! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle ... Read more

America/Beautiful

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn

The Long Story Last year, as America reckoned with the pandemic, racial protests, and political upheaval, pianist Min Kwon looked at her two daughters—whose birthdays fall on Presidents’ Day and the Fourth of July—and asked herself what kind of a country they would grow up in. Out of that reflection came America/Beautiful, a project where ... Read more