Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery Chapel 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Transition Tea Room

Historic Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Visit the new Transition Tea Room during office hours on Sundays from 10am to 4pm, by appointment. Morning appointments are individual opportunities to meet with the Death Doula in Residence, and afternoon appointments are shared with other visitors. Work on projects, research options, explore ideas, read, play deathy card games: join us!

Tombs and Tomes Book Club March (In Person)

Historic Congressional Cemetery Chapel 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Tombs and Tomes is Congressional Cemetery’s book club. We meet every other month on the second Tuesday in our historic Chapel, and we discuss primarily non-fiction books. Our book selections have no rhyme and reason; however, our choices tend to stray towards the macabre, as is natural for a cemetery book club. Our very first meeting was in September [...]

Tombs and Tomes Book Club March (Virtual)

Zoom DC, United States

Tombs and Tomes is Congressional Cemetery’s book club. We meet every other month on the second Tuesday in our historic Chapel, and we discuss primarily non-fiction books. Our book selections have no rhyme and reason; however, our choices tend to stray towards the macabre, as is natural for a cemetery book club. Our very first meeting was in September [...]

Notes from the Crypt

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Join us for classical music in the chapel, featuring cello duos performed by Britton Riley and Eugena Chang Riley. Admission is free and seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 11:30 am. All are welcome.

Transition Tea Room

Historic Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Visit the new Transition Tea Room during office hours on Sundays from 10am to 4pm, by appointment. Morning appointments are individual opportunities to meet with the Death Doula in Residence, and afternoon appointments are shared with other visitors. Work on projects, research options, explore ideas, read, play deathy card games: join us!

Transition Tea Room

Historic Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Visit the new Transition Tea Room during office hours on Sundays from 10am to 4pm, by appointment. Morning appointments are individual opportunities to meet with the Death Doula in Residence, and afternoon appointments are shared with other visitors. Work on projects, research options, explore ideas, read, play deathy card games: join us!

Celebration for New Art Installation: The Landscape Listens by Tommy Bobo

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Historic Congressional Cemetery is thrilled to announce a new, temporary public art installation by artist Tommy Bobo, The Landscape Listens. Please join us for the opening reception with the artist, curator, and cemetery staff on Thursday, March 28th, 6-8pm. The installation will be on view to the public March 28-June 30, 2024 at the end of our [...]

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Transition Tea Room

Historic Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Visit the new Transition Tea Room during office hours on Sundays from 10am to 4pm, by appointment. Morning appointments are individual opportunities to meet with the Death Doula in Residence, and afternoon appointments are shared with other visitors. Work on projects, research options, explore ideas, read, play deathy card games: join us!

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery Chapel 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]