Events

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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Forest Bathing: A Mindful Nature Experience

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Join guest guide Stefanie Haug (LICSW) as we explore Mount Auburn Cemetery by slowing down, being attentive to nature with all our senses, and deepening our appreciation for this special slice of our Cambridge neighborhood. Our Forest Bathing experience will include simple warm-up movements, a natural history of the area, guided breathing and centering awareness, mindful walking […]

$10 – $15

Community Connections Walks: Elderhood

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Navigating life's challenges. With Nature. As a community.   Join guest guide, Stefanie Haug LICSW, (she/her) for a series of theme-based Community Connection Walks. Each walk includes nature-based mindfulness practices, periods of group silence, and periods of circle sharing to reflect, listen and share what may arise around the theme of our walk. The philosopher Ram Dass […]

$10 – $15

Sunset Sound Meditations

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

An outdoor Guided Meditation, Relaxation and Sound Experience.  Sound Healing practitioner Marlene Boyette welcomes all to be held by the earth, to find refuge, to rest, and to be led through a guided meditation intended to bring the mind and the body into unison, while also engaging the senses. Weaving together the sounds, vibrations, and energy of […]

Community Connections Walks: Navigating Loss

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Navigating life's challenges. With Nature. As a community.  Join guest guide, Stefanie Haug LICSW, (she/her) for a series of theme-based Community Connection Walks. Each walk includes nature-based mindfulness practices, periods of group silence, and periods of circle sharing to reflect, listen and share what may arise around the theme of our walk. The philosopher Ram Dass […]

$10 – $15

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Nature Experience

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Join guest guide Stefanie Haug (LICSW) as we explore Mount Auburn Cemetery by slowing down, being attentive to nature with all our senses, and deepening our appreciation for this special slice of our Cambridge neighborhood. Our Forest Bathing experience will include simple warm-up movements, a natural history of the area, guided breathing and centering awareness, mindful walking […]

$10 – $15

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 […]

Free

Sunset Sound Meditations

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

An outdoor Guided Meditation, Relaxation and Sound Experience.  Sound Healing practitioner Marlene Boyette welcomes all to be held by the earth, to find refuge, to rest, and to be led through a guided meditation intended to bring the mind and the body into unison, while also engaging the senses. Weaving together the sounds, vibrations, and energy of […]

Grief and Praise: Honoring What Is Missed

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

“Grief is praise, because it is the way love honors what it misses.” - Martìn Prechtel, The Smell of Dust and Rain: Grief and Praise  Grief is an unavoidable part of the human experience, as we all will surely be separated from something or someone that we hold dear in this lifetime. The way we move through […]

$15 – $20

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Nature Experience

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Join guest guide Stefanie Haug (LICSW) as we explore Mount Auburn Cemetery by slowing down, being attentive to nature with all our senses, and deepening our appreciation for this special slice of our Cambridge neighborhood. Our Forest Bathing experience will include simple warm-up movements, a natural history of the area, guided breathing and centering awareness, mindful walking […]

$10 – $15

Community Connections Walks: Navigating Loss

Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge

Navigating life's challenges. With Nature. As a community.  Join guest guide, Stefanie Haug LICSW, (she/her) for a series of theme-based Community Connection Walks. Each walk includes nature-based mindfulness practices, periods of group silence, and periods of circle sharing to reflect, listen and share what may arise around the theme of our walk. The philosopher Ram Dass […]

$10 – $15