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Please be advised: the Battery Maritime Building ferry waiting room is currently closed to the public. Click here for more visitor information.

Please be advised: the Battery Maritime Building ferry waiting room is currently closed to the public. Click here for more visitor information.

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.

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