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Festival of Arcane Knowledge at The Green-Wood Cemetery

May 5, 2019, 12:00pm7:00pm

Cats being instructed in the art of mouse-catching by an owl
Cats being instructed in the art of mouse-catching by an owl, Oil on canvas, c. 1700, Lombard School

Back by popular demand! Festival of Arcane Knowledge is an afternoon-long exploration of the intersections between art, death, and culture, featuring short talks, demonstrations, and film screenings presented by Morbid Anatomy’s community of makers, teachers, collectors, and rogue scholars. Special tours will be available of both the exhibition Envisioning the Afterlife: Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory and Green-Wood. The day’s activities will be followed by an evening reception.

12 PM – 1 PM: Special tour of the Morbid Anatomy Library and our new exhibition, Envisioning the Afterlife: Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory.

1 PM – 2 PM: Special walking tours of The Green-Wood Cemetery.

2 PM – 6 PM Conference and screenings in both Modern Chapels.

6 PM – 7 PM  Garden party with refreshments.


Tickets are $45 / $40 for members of Green-Wood and the “Morbid Anatomy Supporters” Patreon Members.


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Click the “Enter promotional code here (members, use your ID#)” link in the bottom right corner of the ticket box and enter your ID number to apply your ticket discount. Please note that the Senior, Individual and Student membership levels are limited to only one Member Ticket per event (for additional tickets, please purchase at the regular price).


Don’t know your Member ID number? Not sure which ticket or membership type to order? Call 718-210-3080 or email contactus@green-wood.com with any questions.


May 5, 2019
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