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Exhibition: Ladies of Sorrow: A Visual Exploration of Grief and Femininity

  • Green-Wood Cemetery Fort Hamilton Gatehouse 2 Miceli place (closest address) Brooklyn, New York United States (map)

Saturday, September 28 - Sunday, November 17, 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Opening party: Friday, September 27; Tickets
Green-Wood Cemetery’s Historic Fort Hamilton Gatehouse
Curated by
Joanna Ebenstein and Laetitia Barbier
Admission: FRE

Including artworks by Mothmeister, Rebecca Reeves, Joanna Ebenstein and objects from the collections of The Green-Wood Historic Fund, Stephen Romano, Evan Michelson, Karen Bachmann, Laetitia Barbier, Deborah Dwyer, Candice Angelini, Rex Young, John Whitenight, Duncan Brittin, Kate Kierstead / Roses and Rue Antiques

From Catholicism's Madonna Dolorosa to the Victorian "cult of the dead" to professional weepers, many of the traditions, rituals and duties related to mourning have are carried by women. This new exhibition will explore--in art and artifacts drawn from the Morbid Anatomy archives, private collections, contemporary artists and the Green-Wood Historic Fund--the places where mourning, memory and the feminine meet. 

Note: Please use Fort Hamilton Parkway Entrance

Earlier Event: September 27
Morbid Anatomy Library