From Harlem to Brooklyn, from joyful dance to quiet reflection, here are eight ways to observe Juneteenth and recognize the enduring repercussions of slavery.
The artist’s new commission leaves much to contemplate simultaneously — mortality, desire, and the ways in which absence and longing are such a fundamental part of life.
This lesson on crafting letters of condolence will take place at Green-Wood Cemetery.
Last weekend, visitors to the Green-Wood Cemetery celebrated the dead with an altar for Dia de Muertos.
The monument to J. Marion Sims will eventually be installed, along with a display adding historical context, near his grave in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery.
For Among Trees and Stones, artist Matthew Jensen explored Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, installing an archive of its history in the gatehouse.
Aaron Asis has strung fuchsia parachute cord through the chapel at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery as part of a series of interventions at the burial ground.
The unmarked grave of 19th-century artist Thomas Crawford will soon be commemorated with the installation of one of his own sculptures at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Hyperallergic invites you to step into a museum of the dead with an afternoon tour at Green-Wood Cemetery led by Hyperallergic staff writer (and resident cemetery aficionado) Allison Meier.
Violinist Camilla Urso “stood on the stage like a statue on fire,” in the words of writer Theodore Tilton.
For 13 years, volunteers at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery scoured its archives for internments related to the US Civil War, whether soldier or civilian.
Cemeteries are like indexes of a city’s history, listing the names of its deceased from famous to forgotten in an endless litany.