Blog and In the News

  • BRIDGE TO CRAFTS CAREERS PROGRAM HELPS REVIVE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CEMETERY IN RYE, NY

      June 18, 2021, New York, NY-This week, graduates of World Monuments Fund’s (WMF) Bridge to Crafts Careers (B2CC) program at The Woodlawn Cemetery & Conservancy in the Bronx brought their stonemasonry skills to rehabilitating damaged grave markers at the African-American Cemetery in Rye, NY. The pilot project signals the next phase of B2CC, which …
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  • 2020 Jane’s Walk NYC

    For the last nine years on the first weekend of May, the Municipal Art Society has hosted #JanesWalkNYC featuring free, volunteer-led “walking conversations” inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs. This year, due to coronavirus-related restrictions, the festival has been transformed into “Jane’s Walk NYC (from Home),” and The Woodlawn Cemetery is proud to be a …
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  • Press Release: Woodlawn Conservancy Announces Meg Ventrudo

    WOODLAWN CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES MEG VENTRUDO AS ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR New York City… The Woodlawn Conservancy has selected Meg Ventrudo as its new Executive Director effective March 30, 2020.  Woodlawn Conservancy provides educational programs for students and the public, engaging a strong volunteer corps and working to present the extraordinary collection of monuments and plantings found …
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