Winter Season of Remembrance

Winter Season of Remembrance
November 8, 2022

Purchase a seasonal tribute in memory of your loved ones this winter. Tributes are available for purchase online until December 12th. 

If you are planning a visit to the Cemetery, you may leave a tribute purchased elsewhere. In keeping with our Rules & Regulations, only tributes made of natural plant material are permitted. 

SOLSTICE: Reflections on Winter Light

October 7, 2022

Join us this December for

SOLSTICE: Reflections on Winter Light

Created by MASARY Studios
Commissioned by Mount Auburn Cemetery

SOLSTICE: Reflections on Winter Light is an annual event at Mount Auburn Cemetery that includes an outdoor journey through large-scale light and sound artworks, and an indoor experience with live music and candle lighting. Guests are invited to walk through the light-filled landscape and explore the Winter Solstice atmosphere, and to reflect on moments of change as the year ends and a new cycle begins. Connect to a landscape of exceptional beauty, consider an intention for the new year, or commemorate the memory of a loved one. Let the Solstice light your way as you encounter the unique spirit of Mount Auburn. 

This year’s event takes place December 10 – 21 and tickets will go on sale for the general public on November 2nd.

Join or renew your membership today!  Members will get advanced access to ticketing and receive a 50% discount on all Adult General Admission tickets. 

Event Dates & Times:

Dec 10-11; Dec 13-18; Dec 20-21

Timed entries begin at 5:00 PM and continue every half-hour. The final nightly entry time is 8:30pm.

Ticket information:

Adult, FOMAC Members: $15
Adult: $30
Youth(ages 6-16): $5
Child (5 and under): Free

Member Ticketing pre-sale begins Oct 26, 2022; Public Ticketing starts November 2nd.

Images and video by Aram Boghosian.

Open Position: Client Relations Manager

November 10, 2022

The Client Relations Manager is responsible for delivering exceptional service while supporting the needs of families, customers, clients, and the Cemetery Services Department. The Manager oversees the fulfillment of the Cemetery’s legal and contractual obligations by managing Mount Auburn’s perpetual and annual care programs and its memorial setting and memorial inscription services. The Manager is responsible for communications with lot-connected families and efforts to maintain active representation for all applicable family lots. The Manager works closely with the Horticulture & Landscape Department along with the Cemetery Operations Department to create proposals and contracts for planting and monument care. The Manager will have working knowledge of the Cemetery landscape, its plantings, and its monument regulations to conduct site visits with clients. The Manager provides attentive and helpful service to all clients and is the main point of contact for those clients associated with significant lots. The Manager displays compassion, sensitivity, and good business ethics in all interactions with clients and visitors.


Open Position: Manager of Marketing & Communications

November 10, 2022

The Manager of Marketing & Communications increases public awareness about Mount Auburn Cemetery and its roles as an active Cemetery, a horticultural landscape, and a treasured cultural organization through strategic external communications. The Manager sparks conversation, fosters empathy, and generates excitement with internal and external audiences about a dynamic and evolving organization. The Manager collaborates with the Executive Team, Management Team, and content experts to develop a cohesive marketing and communications program that supports Mount Auburn’s institutional priorities and its financial goals. The Manager also develops external partnerships that enable the articulation of a strategically aligned brand position.  The Manager is responsible for both preserving and elevating the Cemetery’s brand integrity and managing Mount Auburn’s public relations. Develops and implements an external communications strategy that supports Mount Auburn’s mission, vision, values, and organizational priorities.


Apply to Mount Auburn’s Artist-in-Residence Program!

Apply to Mount Auburn’s Artist-in-Residence Program!
November 4, 2022

Our next application deadline is February 1, 2023 for 2023-2024 residencies.

Artists-in-Residence at Mount Auburn create new works based on an in-depth experience at the Cemetery. Residency must result in artwork, programming, or event(s) that are created for and unique to Mount Auburn Cemetery. Planning grants will also be considered for larger projects to be completed in 2025, and funded projects may be scaled up.

Learn more about the program and past artists.

For questions, please contact Jessica Bussmann at