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.

Governors Island Arts and NRDC Presents Jenny Kendler: Other of Pearl

Just Opened: Governors Island Arts and NRDC present Other of Pearl, a new site-specific public art project by artist and environmental activist Jenny Kendler. Open every Wednesday through Sunday in historic Fort Jay, this immersive installation tells the story of our changing climate and will re-enchant New Yorkers’ relationship with marine ecosystems. Read more here. Photo by Timothy Schenck