Enchanted Arcadia: The Gala for Green-Wood

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Join us for Enchanted Arcadia, the 2024 Gala for Green-Wood! Embark on a dazzling evening beginning with a cocktail reception at the Historic Chapel. Then venture into the ethereal Cemetery landscape, where an array of tapas-style dinner stations with reserved seating awaits, accompanied by specialty cocktails and eclectic enchanting performances. Enchanted Arcadia is our only … Read more

Revolutionary Spirits

fort hamilton distillery barrels

Delve into the storied past of distilled spirits in Brooklyn with Green-Wood and our neighbors at Fort Hamilton Distillery. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the Cemetery to discover the Who’s Who of the Revolutionary War and the distillers who made their mark on the young Republic. Afterward, the trolley heads to … Read more

Baseball Greats of Green-Wood Trolley Tour

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Batter up! To kick off the 2024 season, we welcome baseball historian Tom Gilbert, along with Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman, for a tour of Green-Wood’s ball-playing pioneers. On this trolley tour you’ll visit the monuments and gravesites of Henry Chadwick, the “Father of Baseball,” who invented the game’s scoring system; James Creighton, baseball’s first national … Read more

Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

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Join our expert tour guides aboard our temperature-controlled trolley to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and some of its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in … Read more

Open Studio: Artist in Residence Adam Tendler

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Green-Wood’s artist in residence, pianist and author Adam Tendler, invites the public to explore his studio space and get a sneak peek of in-progress works for Exit Strategy, a site-specific sound installation planned for summer 2024. Learn about Tendler’s process, including readings, recordings, and other materials that will be integrated into the new work. Price: Free. No … Read more

Día de los Muertos: An Artist Talk with Cinthya Santos-Briones

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Artist, educator, and cultural organizer Cinthya Santos-Briones will discuss the inspiration for her installation, Mictlán, a large-scale community ofrenda in celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). On view in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, the altar draws inspiration from both ancient and modern conceptions of death in Mexico. Price: Free. Registration required. Get Tickets … Read more

Cemetery Scavenger Hunt

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In Partnership with TalkDeath Daily We are pleased to announce that this year, we are official partners of TalkDeath’s 4th Annual 2023 Halloween Cemetery Scavenger Hunt. Taking place every Halloween weekend, TalkDeath’s Cemetery Scavenger Hunt is an annual event designed to bring together communities, families, cemetery lovers, and history enthusiasts. TalkDeath DFFs (Death Friends Forever) … Read more

Nightfall: Danse Macabre

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NEW DATE: This evening of Nightfall has been postponed from Friday, October 20th, to the rain date of Saturday, October 21st. All tickets for Friday will be honored on Saturday. There are no refunds or exchanges. The undeniable truth is, we are all going to die. So why not embrace the inevitable and go dancing … Read more

Branching Out! Explore the Living Collection at Green-Wood

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Presented as part of City of Forest Day Embark on an afternoon of exploration at Green-Wood, a sprawling 478-acre oasis in the heart of Brooklyn. With the aid of self-guided maps and our user-friendly mobile application, immerse yourself under the canopy of Green-Wood’s trees, discover the state champion hackberry, delve into Green-Wood’s rich history, and … Read more

(Canceled) Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

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This instance of Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits has been canceled due to can unforeseen scheduling conflict. For future instances of this tour, click here. Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and visit its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery, this is your opportunity to discover the … Read more