Tree Giveaway

With the New York Restoration Project Urban trees play an essential role in our City’s environmental resilience. That’s why each year, the New York Restoration Project distributes thousands of native tree saplings to New York City residents through tree giveaway events across the five boroughs. This April, they are coming to Green-Wood! All advanced registration ... Read more

City Nature Challenge Family Day

Presented in partnership with Genspace Green-Wood is the perfect place for families to explore nature! In partnership with our friends at Genspace (a community biology lab in Brooklyn), we have planned an  adventurous morning of activities and learning for kids of all ages. Expert naturalists will be leading walks to collect data on birds, insects, ... Read more

Event Series Birding in Peace

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 ... 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

Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Join our expert tour guides aboard our temperature-controlled trolley to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and some of its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery 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 ... Read more

Event Series And Then, Now

And Then, Now

And Then, Now, is an immersive performative walk exploring the significance of reliance—be it on each other, the environment, or our collective humanity. Choreographed by Jody Oberfelder, in collaboration with Glass Clouds Ensemble, participants will traverse Green-Wood’s spring landscape to experience moments of music, dance, and reflective conversation.

Pride & Performance: Soul Showcase

In partnership with Death of the Party and Brooklyn Community Pride Center Join us for an open-mic style variety showcase about grief and loss centering voices of the LGBTQ+ community.  Green-Wood is hosting Death of the Party for their first-ever variety showcase, inviting talented individuals to perform their works surrounding themes of loss. Founded by ... 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

Event Series Birding in Peace

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 ... 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.