Recurring Event Winter Wanders

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll visit the elaborate monument of John Matthews, the Soda Fountain King; hear the tragic tale of the young bride, Do-Hum-Me; and learn about the headline-grabbing murder of dentist Harvey Burdell; all while strolling down ... Read more

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

A Force to Reckon With: Elizabeth Gloucester

Elizabeth Gloucester (1817–1883) is hardly a household name today, but at the time of her death she was said to be “known to everyone in Brooklyn, New York, the State and in fact throughout a great part of the country." This fascinating permanent resident of Green-Wood was a wealthy business owner, abolitionist, philanthropist, and friend ... Read more

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

Mother

Movement-based, interdisciplinary artist Eiko Otake has often created works in conversation with the dead. In Mother, an installation of two short films in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, she talks and dances with her mother, who died in 2019. At the Cemetery, where many mothers have been laid to rest and are mourned, Otake invites viewers to consider the passage that links each of us to the past, a mother, her body, and death.

Recurring Event Winter Wanders

Winter Wanders

It may be cold outside, but don’t let that stop you from discovering Green-Wood! On this leisurely ninety-minute walking tour you’ll visit the elaborate monument of John Matthews, the Soda Fountain King; hear the tragic tale of the young bride, Do-Hum-Me; and learn about the headline-grabbing murder of dentist Harvey Burdell; all while strolling down ... Read more

(SOLD OUT) An Inside Look at History and Preservation (Members Only Trolley Tour)

Join Jeff Richman, Green-Wood’s Historian, and Neela Wickremesinghe, Director of Restoration and Preservation, for an insider’s perspective of Green-Wood. Jeff and Neela will entertain you with some of their favorite Green-Wood stories, from the design and development of our grounds to some of our most fascinating permanent residents.