"A Beautiful Way to Go: New York's Green-Wood Cemetery"

Museum of the City of New York , East Harlem Tuesday May 28 2013 10:00 - 18:00
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
Postcard from Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Byron Company
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, May 30, 1899
Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
Ocean Hill in Green-Wood Cemetery. Line engraving by James Smillie and Robert Hinshelwood, 1846
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
The Sculptor Angel
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
Photograph: Courtesy Green-Wood Cemetery
Gottschalk Memorial in Green-Wood Cemetery

The Brooklyn graveyard marks its 175th anniversary this year. Learn about the changes the green space has undergone through more than 200 artifacts, photographs and architectural drawings, and hear the stories of famous New Yorkers buried there, including Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Venue name: Museum of the City of New York
Address: 1220 Fifth Ave
New York

Cross street: between 103rd and 104th Sts
Opening hours: Daily 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 103rd St
Price: Suggested donation $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free