Blossoms and Beyond: Family Flower Dissection and Pollinator Walk

Join our family pollinator party! Explore the Historic Chapel Meadow to embark on a journey of discovery to observe pollinators in action. See how flowers attract pollinators through their vibrant colors, enticing scents, and sweet nectar.  Afterwards, your expert guide will walk you through a hands-on flower dissection to uncover the hidden reproductive structures of ... Read more

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

Remembrance Garden: Artist Talk with Eugene Richards

In March 2020, photographer, writer, and filmmaker Eugene Richards sought solace in Green-Wood after battling a severe case of COVID-19. Captivated by the Cemetery’s beauty, he spent years photographing its details and vistas across the seasons, creating lyrical images of snowbound headstones, grand mausoleums, intimate epitaphs, and the wear of time on all things. Remembrance ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Odeya Nini

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Odeya Nini

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Odeya Nini

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Phantom Waves: Odeya Nini

A performance in the Catacombs Phantom Waves is an innovative music series crafted for the distinctive acoustic spaces of Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel and Catacombs. Headlined by musicians making waves with experimental approaches to voice, instrumentation, and composition, the series offers immersive sonic journeys that blur the line between the living and the spectral. The 2024 ... Read more

Enchanted Arcadia: The Gala for Green-Wood

Join us for Enchanted Arcadia, the 2024 Gala for Green-Wood! Embark on a dazzling evening beginning with a cocktail reception at the Historic Chapel. Then venture into the ethereal Cemetery landscape, where an array of tapas-style dinner stations with reserved seating awaits, accompanied by specialty cocktails and eclectic enchanting performances. Enchanted Arcadia is our only ... Read more

Event Series Green-Wood After Hours

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

Patriots of the American Revolution

As the nation eagerly awaits to celebrate the 250th anniversary of its independence in 2026, Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman has been busy identifying the patriots of the Revolutionary War interred in the Cemetery. Alongside a dedicated group of volunteers, he has worked on creating biographies, marking their graves, and giving a voice to those who ... 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.