Film Screening: Prospect

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest's other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own father's greed-addled judgment, the girl finds she must carve her own path to escape.

Recurring

Historic Trolley Tours

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

2018 Green-Wood Benefit

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

We hope you will join us at 6 PM on September 12, 2018 at the Eleventh Annual Gala in support of the future of Green-Wood.

As Green-Wood commemorates its 180th year, we are proud to present our bold vision for its future: an Education and Welcome Center, incorporating the newly restored Weir Greenhouse, and a new and inviting front landscape that will visually unite the Center with our historic grounds and make Green-Wood more welcoming to the community. Funds raised through this event will advance these exciting projects.

Historic Trolley Tours (10/24/18 Sold Out)

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

Historic Trolley Tours (Sold Out)

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more.

Questions for my Eventual

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Take an evening walk through historic Green-Wood Cemetery with the artists Janine Antoni, Julianne Swartz, and Hadassa Goldvicht, whose work over many years, explores the relationships between death, hope, and empathy.

In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye Film Screening

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Take an intimate journey into the lives of three families who have chosen to claim their rightful and active role in caring for dying family members. Each seeks a more personal and fulfilling way to say goodbye.

An Inquiry into End-of-Life Experiences: Film Screening and Q&A

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Five years ago, artist Leigh Davis had a strange and profound experience at the deathbed of a family member. Since then, she has worked to create a body of work examining unusual phenomena reported to happen around the time of a death. They include premonitions, seeing a golden light, chills or an unexplained warmth, and sudden lucidity. Davis has recorded over 20 end-of-life experiences through interviews with hospice nurses, chaplains, social scientists, therapists and family members.

Blessing the Altar with Indigenous Music and Songs of Central America: Cetilizti Nauchampa Quetzacoalt In Ixachiltlan

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

Border Crossings: This and Other Worlds (November 2-4), a three-day series of programs, performances, and installations that takes inspiration from global practices of honoring those who are no longer with us-e.g., El Dia de Los Muertos (the Mexican "Day of the Dead"); the Buddhist and Taoist "Ghost Festival" of Zhong Yuan Jie; the Christian holiday of All Souls Day; and Qingming or "Tomb Sweeping Day," a traditional Chinese celebration.

Cremation: History and Modern Process

Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY

This engaging and sometimes light-hearted exploration will touch on how to choose an end-of-life mode of disposition that expresses your own beliefs and values. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to visit the crematory with Gema LaBoccetta, Green-Wood's Crematory Manager, then chat with Amy and other attendees at a short reception.