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Tribute to World-Renowned Painter George Catlin

July 28, 2012, 1:00pm2:00pm

Please join us for a tribute to world-renowned painter and chronicler of Native Americans George Catlin (July 26, 1796 – December 23, 1872).

The Greeter,” a dramatic new bronze created by sculptor John Coleman and inspired by Catlin’s paintings, will also be unveiled.

Please arrive promptly to travel, via trolley, to the ceremony. A celebration of Catlin’s 216th birthday will follow in the historic chapel.

With remarks by:

  • Richard J. Moylan, Green-Wood president
  • Linda Ferber, vice president, senior art historian, New-York Historical Society
  • Gwen Pier, Executive Director, National Sculpture Society
  • John Coleman, sculptor
  • Jeff Richman, Green-Wood historian

Reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact Chelsea Dowell at 718-210-3071 or chelseadowell@green-wood.com or order online using the Ticket Information box below. Select ticket quantity and click to Order Now to be redirected to our Eventbrite ordering page. You may also give an optional donation with your order.

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July 28, 2012
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Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States


Green-Wood Historic Fund
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