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580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

July 2019

Extending the Flowering Season

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

Adding new plants to the collections at Mount Auburn which flower in late spring or summer is not just about adding color to the landscape. This initiative is also a response to climate change and the general trend of plants flowering earlier and earlier each year. Join Dennis Collins, Horticultural Curator, on this walking tour to learn about this important horticultural initiative. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on…

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Twilight Walking Tour: The Art of Contemporary Commemoration

July 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

Please join Mount Auburn’s Curator of Historical Collections Meg L. Winslow and Director of Cemetery Development Jim Holman for a special walking tour of contemporary commemorative art in the resplendent light of a late summer afternoon. This tour is recommended if you would like to learn more about the iconography, art, and design of Mount Auburn’s recent memorials. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by…

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August 2019

In Search of Butterflies & Dragonflies

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

Please join Jeremiah Trimble, Curatorial Associate, Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, for a leisurely walk around Mount Auburn exploring habitats from pond edges to wildflower patches, in search of the various types of butterflies and dragonflies. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of Mount Auburn. Our robust roster of programs each year is made possible through your generous support. Funding…

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Mount Auburn’s Nighthawks

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

The fall migration of the Common Nighthawk is a predictable and visible phenomenon. Over the years Bob Stymeist has observed hundreds of nighthawks from the Tower and now you can, too. We’ll meet at Asa Gray Garden (Lawn Avenue Circle) and then carpool to Washington Tower. Bring Binoculars and a flashlight. Limited Enrollment. Registration required. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of…

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Mount Auburn’s Nighthawks

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

The fall migration of the Common Nighthawk is a predictable and visible phenomenon. Over the years Bob Stymeist has observed hundreds of nighthawks from the Tower and now you can, too. We’ll meet at Asa Gray Garden (Lawn Avenue Circle) and then carpool to Washington Tower. Bring Binoculars and a flashlight. Limited Enrollment. Registration required. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of…

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Mount Auburn’s Nighthawks

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

The fall migration of the Common Nighthawk is a predictable and visible phenomenon. Over the years Bob Stymeist has observed hundreds of nighthawks from the Tower and now you can, too. We’ll meet at Asa Gray Garden (Lawn Avenue Circle) and then carpool to Washington Tower. Bring Binoculars and a flashlight. Limited Enrollment. Registration required. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of…

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Mount Auburn’s Nighthawks

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

The fall migration of the Common Nighthawk is a predictable and visible phenomenon. Over the years Bob Stymeist has observed hundreds of nighthawks from the Tower and now you can, too. We’ll meet at Asa Gray Garden (Lawn Avenue Circle) and then carpool to Washington Tower. Bring Binoculars and a flashlight. Limited Enrollment. Registration required. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of…

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Twilight Wine Tasting

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free - $12.00

Savor a hand-picked selection of wines provided by The Magnolia Wine Company of Watertown while enjoying the late-summer beauty of Mount Auburn in the early evening hours. The wine tasting will take place in the newly renovated, Asa Gray Garden. Pre-registration required. Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of Mount Auburn. Our robust roster of programs each year is made possible through…

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September 2019

Satigata Interactive Music and Chanting

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Satigata, “mindful song” or “chant,” is an exploration into opening the heart to transformation, devotion and the awakening of wisdom through Buddhist and yogic songs and chanting. Accompanied by guitar and drum, Satigata is inspiring spiritual music with energy, tenderness and a progressive sound. Chris Berlin, Darren Becker, and Andrew Stauffer represent three generations of Master of Divinity graduates from Harvard Divinity School and are fully devoted to transmitting a contemplative spirit to others through their music. Meet in Story…

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“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founders Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

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“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

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“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

Find out more »

“The America Plays” by Patrick Gabridge

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$30.00 - $35.00

Tickets are on sale for The America Plays, the second of two series of site-specific plays created by the Cemetery’s first Playwright Artist-in-Residence, Patrick Gabridge. Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831, during the post-Colonial era that would help define America’s identity. This series of 5 short plays, staged at sites across the landscape, will bring to life the drama, philosophies, and struggles shared by Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow, by sculptors Edmonia Lewis and Martin Milmore, and by strong women like Harriot Kezia…

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