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Governors Island will be open from 7am-7pm on Monday, July 4, with ferries running from Brooklyn and Manhattan. Click here for more.

Governors Island will be open from 7am-7pm on Monday, July 4, with ferries running from Brooklyn and Manhattan. Click here for more.

The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Charles Gaines's The American Manifest

The American Manifest, a new series of sculptural, performance, and installation works, will contend with ongo­ing lega­cies of colo­nial­ism and racial capitalism through an unfolding in three parts starting this summer— first in Times Square, then on Gov­er­nors Island, and finally traveling to Cincin­nati. Presented by Governors Island Arts, Creative Time, and Times Square Arts.

Click here to read the full announcement.