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.

Shantell Martin on Governors Island

We're thrilled to announce our 2019 public art commission, Shantell Martin on Governors Island, on view through October 31. Together, The May Room and Church enliven the interior and exterior of a deconsecrated former chapel with Martin's signature drawings, transforming it into an introspective space and venue for public poetry readings and events. Read more.