! Alert

Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

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.

Coming Up: The American Manifest

The American Manifest, a new series of sculptural, performance, and installation works by artist Charles Gaines, 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.