Film Series Collaboration Screening: TO DUST

Photo courtesy of A Good Deed Entertainment Film. Friday, November 15, 7:00–9:00 pm | New York Open Center The Art of Dying Institute, in collaboration with The Art of Dying Threshold Circle, is excited to present a film series of specially selected movies beginning in the Fall of 2019, designed to share real and fictionalized … Continue reading Film Series Collaboration Screening: TO DUST

How I Embraced My Inner Corpse by Thomas Gaudio

In this Medium article fellow Art of Dying Threshold Circle member, Thomas Gaudio recounts his experience taking The Ultimate Shavasana workshop during the Reimagine End of Life festival in NYC last fall. The Ultimate Shavasana workshop was led by our very own Gina Colombatto and Meredith Hays. Both are mentioned in Thomas' story, as is … Continue reading How I Embraced My Inner Corpse by Thomas Gaudio

Cremation: History and Modern Process with Amy Cunningham

Photo taken from the events page on Green-Wood Cemetery's website. Saturday, November 9, 3:30–5:00 pm | Green-Wood Cemetery What is cremation? How long have we been doing it, and how does it work? Amy Cunningham, death educator, leads this presentation of cremation’s history and its impact on present-day and future funerals. This engaging and sometimes … Continue reading Cremation: History and Modern Process with Amy Cunningham