Ex Voto NYC
is a series of off site programs designed to activate votive sites in each of the five boroughs. A celebration of New York’s rich history and culture, the third program in this series, Border Crossings: This and Other Worlds, is a three day series of programs, performances, installations and workshops exploring the crossing of literal and metaphoric borders.

Taking inspiration from celebrations likes Dia de Los Muertos, The Ghost Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Bon Festival, and All Saints Day, Border Crossings considers the myriad of ways in which we honor those who are no longer with us.

Full Schedule To be Announced Soon Stay Tuned!


Founded in 1838, The Green-Wood Cemetery is 478 spectacular acres of hills, valleys, glacial ponds, and paths, throughout which exists one of the largest outdoor collections of 19th- and 20th-century statuary and mausoleums. Free and open to the public 365 days a year, four seasons of beauty from century-and-a-half-old trees offer a peaceful oasis to visitors, as well to over 560,000 permanent residents, including Leonard Bernstein, Boss Tweed, Charles Ebbets, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Horace Greeley, Civil War generals, baseball legends, politicians, artists, entertainers, and inventors.

Additional Upcoming Events in this Series

October 7
Sacred Spaces of the Lower East Side
A Walking Tour Led by Terri Cook

October 13
Our Lady of Mount Carmel: Catholic Life in New York

December 7
Objects of Care & Resistance from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands


Leading support for Public Programs at Bard Graduate Center comes from Gregory Soros and other generous donors.