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It is true that Mount Auburn is first and foremost a cemetery, but it is also a National Historic Landmark, a botanical garden, an outdoor museum of art and architecture, and an important habitat for urban wildlife. Attend one of our many events and discover for yourself what makes this place so special!

 



Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Morning Writes

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Morning Writes at Mount Auburn will help you jumpstart a new creative practice or re-energize your existing routine. Recharge your imagination. Shift your perspective. Nurture your creativity in nature. MORNING WRITES is an informal writing time and a chance to meet up with other creative thinkers. Each session will begin with a few writing prompts […]

Light My Song: An Observational Poetry Tour at Mount Auburn

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

“…Sweet Auburn! send the spirit of thy shades To light my song when memory's radiance fades.”  -From Sweet Auburn by Caroline F. Orne  Join docent Rosemarie Smurzynski for a poetry tour of the Cemetery visiting the graves of Mount Auburn’s best-known observational poets Caroline Frances Orne, Robert Creeley, and Amy Lowell. Hear some of their poems read […]

Morning Writes

Morning Writes at Mount Auburn will help you jumpstart a new creative practice or re-energize your existing routine. Recharge your imagination. Shift your perspective. Nurture your creativity in nature. MORNING WRITES is an informal writing time and a chance to meet up with other creative thinkers. Each session will begin with a few writing prompts […]

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