History Happy Hour: Wildlife in the Afterlife

Alongside the religious motifs commonly found in Victorian-era cemeteries—like Green-Wood—are images from the natural world. Animals depicted on memorials all hold their own meanings, telling us something about the deceased. We’ll take a deep dive into the unexpected, and sometimes confounding, symbolism of cemetery beasts. The evening's focus will be on three symbols—doves, lambs, and snakes—while also ... Read more

$20 – $25
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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

After the End: Artist Talk

Join us for a special evening with artists Candy Chang and James Reeves as they discuss their newest collaboration, After the End. There will be an opportunity before and after the conversation to experience the installation in the Historic Chapel. The talk will take place in the Modern Chapel. Influenced in equal parts by religious ceremonies ... Read more

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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

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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 Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home.

$20 – $25
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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.

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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! On this walking tour, you will tread where George Washington and his troops ... Read more

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After the End

Describe your loss. This simple prompt will be asked of each visitor to After the End, a new site-specific installation in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel.