Well, that was quite a snow storm last week. The snow was deep across the cemetery. And it was spectacular! This was no ordinary storm. It blew snow across, piling up in its wake. Days later, you could tell which way the wind had blown–an icy snow covered one side of many monuments and tombs, … Read more
From Hofstra University’s “For Your Island” series. Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman is interviewed about the history of Green-Wood while showing of the fall beauty of the cemetery. Fall, 2009 For Your Island: The Green-Wood Cemetery from Green-Wood Discovery on Vimeo.
As part of our effort to add new and interesting content to the blog, we have set up a video playlist on YouTube about all things Green-Wood. See documentaries about the cemetery, visitor’s movies of their tour of the grounds, events and even some experimental videos too. If you know of any videos on YouTube … Read more
As part of our effort to add new and interesting content to the blog, we have set up a video channel on Vimeo about all things Green-Wood. See documentaries about the cemetery, visitor’s movies of their tour of the grounds, events and even some experimental videos too. If you know of any videos on Vimeo … Read more
ARD German TV visits The Green-Wood Cemetery during the fall of 2009 for their Weltspiegel series. The show interviews Green-Wood president Richard J. Moylan, Green-Wood guide Marge Raymond and highlights the 2009 performance of Angels & Accordions, part of openhousenewyork.
Christmas Day, 2009. Snow covers the cemetery, bringing great serenity.
In 2008, PBS’s Channel 13 featured Green-Wood as part of their The City Concealed series. I had the pleasure of being their guide for the piece. It originally appeared in October 2008 and is also online at Channel 13’s website and Vimeo, listed below. I hope you enjoy it. The City Concealed: Tombs & Catacombs … Read more
Today was our sixth annual performance of this wonderful site specific performance. Since 2004, Martha Bowers, director of Dance Theatre Etc., has choreographed a dance and music event across Green-Wood’s hills as part of openhousenewyork (a free annual event throughout New York City featuring architecture). Martha does wonders every year, recruiting a cast, tweaking the … Read more