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

Natural Endings: Green Burial at Green-Wood and Beyond

Around the world, people are answering the call to make our final farewell better for the planet. But with so many new methods, what are the best and “greenest” options? Death Educator and Funeral Director Amy Cunningham is here to answer all of your questions! In this afternoon long walk and tour, Amy will address ... 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

Event Series Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy is a site specific installation in Green-Wood’s Fort Hamilton Gatehouse created by the Cemetery’s 2023-2024 artist in residence, Adam Tendler.

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

Nocturnal Navigators: Green-Wood Bat Walk

As the sun sets over Green-Wood’s historic landscape, nocturnal creatures begin to stir—namely, the bats! Join us for an evening walk, led by bat biologist Nic Comparato, for a unique and thrilling glimpse into the secretive lives of the bat species that call the Cemetery home, including the little brown bat, eastern red bat, and ... 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 Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy is a site specific installation in Green-Wood’s Fort Hamilton Gatehouse created by the Cemetery’s 2023-2024 artist in residence, Adam Tendler.

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

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.