Gov­er­nors Island Arts Announces Spring and Sum­mer Arts Season


ArtCrawl Harlem 2023 Artist in Residence Sandy Clafford in the studio during House Fest 2023. Photo by Lucas Van Cott

Gov­er­nors Island Arts today announced a sched­ule of free pro­gram­ming and exhi­bi­tions for the Island’s Spring and Sum­mer arts sea­son, includ­ing a new per­for­mance series titled Inter­ven­tions, and 28 New York City-based non-prof­it cul­tur­al orga­ni­za­tions who will present pro­grams span­ning visu­al arts, per­for­mance, envi­ron­men­tal edu­ca­tion and more. Gov­er­nors Island Arts and NRDC will also co-present Oth­er of Pearl, a new series of pub­lic art­works by artist and envi­ron­men­tal activist Jen­ny Kendler open­ing on June 14.

The bur­geon­ing arts and cul­ture scene that has grown on Gov­er­nors Island dur­ing the past few years has become the home to some of the most antic­i­pat­ed exhi­bi­tions and per­for­mances not only in New York City but across the world, and this year is no excep­tion,” said Lau­ren Haynes, Head Cura­tor and Vice Pres­i­dent for Arts and Cul­ture at Gov­er­nors Island Arts. We encour­age art lovers from all walks of life to vis­it Gov­er­nors Island this sea­son and take in the many var­ied pro­grams and exhibits on offer from our numer­ous cul­tur­al partners.” 


Gov­er­nors Island Arts will present Inter­ven­tions, a site-respon­sive, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary free annu­al per­for­mance series that presents local, nation­al, and inter­na­tion­al artists and invites audi­ences to expe­ri­ence work made and adapt­ed for the out­doors. Pre­sent­ed between June and Sep­tem­ber, Inter­ven­tions will present per­for­mances in dance, sound art, and the­ater that include: an invit­ed open rehearsal by Dance Hegin­both­am of their newest work, You Look Like a Fun Guy on Fri­day, June 7 and Sat­ur­day, June 8 and a per­for­mance by inter­dis­ci­pli­nary artist Rena Anakwe on Fri­day, July 19, and Sat­ur­day, July 20

Addi­tion­al per­for­mances as part of Inter­ven­tions will be announced through­out the sum­mer. Inter­ven­tions is curat­ed by Trust for Gov­er­nors Island Asso­ciate Cura­tor and Pro­duc­er Juan Pablo Siles.


Each year, over two dozen arts, cul­ture, edu­ca­tion­al, and envi­ron­men­tal non-prof­its uti­lize space inside the his­toric hous­es of Nolan Park and Colonels Row to present a robust cal­en­dar of free pub­lic pro­grams, host artist res­i­den­cies, and engage vis­i­tors in spe­cial activ­i­ties for all ages through­out the sum­mer months. Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence will open for the sea­son with a spe­cial cel­e­bra­tion on Fri­day, May 17 and will be open every Fri­day, Sat­ur­day, and Sun­day from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. through the end of October. 

Pro­gram­ming high­lights from the 2024 Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence include:

Amer­i­can Indi­an Com­mu­ni­ty House Man­hat­tan

Amer­i­can Indi­an Com­mu­ni­ty House is a com­mu­ni­ty-based orga­ni­za­tion with a mis­sion to improve and pro­mote the well-being of the Amer­i­can Indi­an Com­mu­ni­ty and to increase the vis­i­bil­i­ty of Amer­i­can Indi­an cul­tures in an urban set­ting. Their space on Gov­er­nors Island is used to present exhi­bi­tions, per­for­mances, and oth­er cul­tur­al and edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams, as well as to host artists in residence. 

AnkhLave Arts Alliance Man­hat­tan*

AnkhLave Arts Alliance is a NYC-based non-prof­it ded­i­cat­ed to advanc­ing BIPOC artists in the con­tem­po­rary art realm. Through annu­al pro­gram­ming includ­ing the AnkhLave Gar­den Project Fel­low­ship, Cura­tor in Res­i­dence, and Pub­lic Artist in Res­i­dence, they pro­vide plat­forms for artis­tic expres­sion and exchange. On Gov­er­nors Island, they will present artist res­i­den­cies, open stu­dios, and out­door sculp­tur­al installations. 

Art­Crawl Harlem Man­hat­tan

Art­Crawl Harlem’s Bound­aries & Con­nec­tions pro­gram will pro­vide space for artists to explore, inno­vate, and cre­ate under the theme Games Peo­ple Play.” The pro­gram will fea­ture 12 res­i­dent artists, three poets in res­i­dence, and a pho­tog­ra­phy exhibit. 

BronxArt­Space The Bronx

BronxArt­Space will hold artist res­i­den­cies and indoor and out­door instal­la­tions fea­tur­ing a range of Bronx based artists. From May – Octo­ber, join BronxArt­Space in 410A Colonels Row Fri­days through Sun­days to meet their artists and learn more about their artis­tic practice. 

Bronx Coun­cil on the Arts The Bronx*

Bronx Coun­cil on the Arts will present Long­wood @ Gov­er­nors Island, a res­i­den­cy pro­gram that will serve a cohort of five Bronx artists, pro­vid­ing them with free stu­dio space, expo­sure through open stu­dios, and oth­er oppor­tu­ni­ties. Bronx Coun­cil on the Arts will also present sev­er­al per­for­mances and oth­er pro­grams through­out the season. 

Bil­lion Oys­ter Project Man­hat­tan

Based on Gov­er­nors Island, Bil­lion Oys­ter Project is restor­ing oys­ter pop­u­la­tions to New York Har­bor in col­lab­o­ra­tion with NYC com­mu­ni­ties and through pub­lic edu­ca­tion ini­tia­tives, in turn improv­ing water qual­i­ty, fos­ter­ing new marine habi­tats, and cre­at­ing greater coastal resilience. Each week­end this sea­son, Bil­lion Oys­ter Project’s house will hold an oys­ter dis­play, invit­ing vis­i­tors to learn more about ecosys­tems and these engi­neers, their impor­tance to New York Har­bor, and how every­one can get involved.

caribBE­ING Brook­lyn

I AM CaribBE­ING brings their unique and inspired upcy­cled solar-pow­ered mobile art + cul­tur­al + mar­ket space reflect­ing the cul­tur­al her­itage of NYC’s Caribbean Dias­po­ra to Colonels Row on Gov­er­nors Island for the sec­ond year in a row. This year’s pro­gram will open with par­tic­i­pa­to­ry teacher project Teach­ers in Focus” fol­lowed by a site-spe­cif­ic graf­fi­ti inter­ven­tion by Guade­lou­pean graf­fi­ti col­lec­tive 4KG, res­i­den­cy in part­ner­ship with Cal­abar Gallery and month­ly Caribbean-themed pic­nics fea­tur­ing Lit­tle Caribbean arti­sans and small businesses. 

Cli­mate Imag­i­nar­i­um Man­hat­tan*

The Cli­mate Imag­i­nar­i­um is a new con­sor­tium of cli­mate orga­ni­za­tions debut­ing their cen­ter for the arts on Gov­er­nors Island. Their space will serve as a com­mu­ni­ty cen­ter for cli­mate and cul­ture, with gal­leries and spaces for exhi­bi­tions, per­for­mances, film screen­ings, and events that respond to the cli­mate cri­sis with visions for hope and justice.

DuYe Moves Brook­lyn*

DuYe Moves will present a vari­ety of free dance and move­ment class­es along­side art work­shops out­doors on Gov­er­nors Island. Fea­tured class­es include tra­di­tion­al African, Sam­ba and yoga with live drum­ming, Hula, Afro Dance, Qigong and Tai Chi. They will also hold inti­mate out­door per­for­mances from emerg­ing choreographers. 

Escap­ing Time: Art from U.S. Pris­ons Man­hat­tan

Escap­ing Time will exhib­it art cre­at­ed in pris­ons across the Unit­ed States, high­light­ing the cre­ativ­i­ty and tal­ent that exists in places of con­fine­ment while also inform­ing vis­i­tors about the myr­i­ad issues that exist with­in the carcer­al sys­tem. The exhi­bi­tion, open­ing in the fall, includes paint­ings, draw­ings, sculp­tures, and quilts made with tra­di­tion­al mate­ri­als, as well as pieces made with impro­vised mate­ri­als. Their sea­son will also fea­ture sev­er­al art workshops.

Filmshop Man­hat­tan*

The Filmshop House will host film screen­ings, film­mak­er Q&As, and hands-on work­shops on the craft of film­mak­ing led by mem­bers of our com­mu­ni­ty. Filmshop is cel­e­brat­ing its 15th anniver­sary, and the house will also high­light a ret­ro­spec­tive exhi­bi­tion hon­or­ing their evo­lu­tion over the years.

Flux Fac­to­ry Queens

Flux Fac­to­ry returns to Gov­er­nors Island with Flux Island 2024. A col­lec­tive of alum­ni from Flux Fac­to­ry’s res­i­den­cy pro­gram will pro­duce month­ly Flux Sat­ur­day” salons open to the pub­lic, as well as three group exhi­bi­tions tak­ing place in the spring, sum­mer, and fall, respectively.

Foun­tain House Gallery Man­hat­ta

Foun­tain House Gallery and Stu­dio will present a com­mu­ni­ty-pow­ered, site-spe­cif­ic instal­la­tion co-led by Foun­tain House mem­bers and staff. They will host col­lab­o­ra­tive Open Stu­dio Art Mak­ing with mem­bers of the pub­lic and artists to help con­tribute to this instal­la­tion. All artists are mem­bers of Foun­tain House, found­ed in New York City in 1948 with the belief that peo­ple liv­ing with men­tal ill­ness can be active par­tic­i­pants in their own and each other’s recovery. 

Har­vest­works Man­hat­tan

Har­vest­works will present their Art and Tech­nol­o­gy Pro­gram on Gov­er­nors Island, includ­ing a group show study­ing human per­cep­tion, work­shops, and oth­er pro­grams from Live­Code NYC, and more. 

KODA Brook­lyn

KODA House will present a sea­son that spot­lights the theme of Men­tal Health, fea­tur­ing sev­er­al res­i­dent artists. KODA will also present the 5th Annu­al Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment for Artists Sym­po­sium, explor­ing the future of artist res­i­den­cies and ways to bet­ter sup­port artists.

The Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary African Dias­po­ran Arts (MoCA­DA) Brook­lyn

Com­mit­ted to giv­ing wings to artists by bring­ing dynam­ic, con­tem­po­rary art to a broad audi­ence, MoCA­DA con­tin­ues its lega­cy on Gov­er­nors Island with a high­ly antic­i­pat­ed exhi­bi­tion along with spe­cial art instal­la­tions, work­shops, film screen­ings, and oth­er gath­er­ings. Their 2024 sea­son will include a mul­ti­me­dia group exhi­bi­tion with works made by artists explor­ing the Black Trans­gen­der, Non-Bina­ry, and Gen­der-Non­con­form­ing (TGNC) expe­ri­ence; an exper­i­men­tal immer­sive archive inspired by Temescal cer­e­mo­ni­al prac­tices; and much more. 

New Art Deal­ers Alliance (NADA) Man­hat­tan

NADA will present their annu­al col­lab­o­ra­tive NADA House pro­gram, where more than two dozen art gal­leries and spaces from around the coun­try present pieces from a large cohort of artists, in the fall.

New York Arts Pro­gram Man­hat­tan*

For the 2024 sea­son, the New York Arts Pro­gram will invite artists to par­tic­i­pate in a net­work of per­for­mances titled Four­teen Porch­es that will fos­ter col­lab­o­ra­tion, explore the way the Island’s struc­tures can break out of their tra­di­tion­al domains and con­nect to each oth­er both lit­er­al­ly and metaphor­i­cal­ly. They will also present an incu­ba­tor pro­gram for artists dur­ing the sum­mer months. 

New York Latin Amer­i­can Art Tri­en­ni­al Man­hat­tan

NYLAAT moves to Nolan Park in 2024 and will host an artist and cura­tor in res­i­dence pro­gram. This year’s pro­gram will kick off with Body and Iden­ti­ty” Print­mak­ers and Writ­ers from the Domini­can Repub­lic, one of sev­en exhi­bi­tions each curat­ed by their cura­tors in residence. 

NYC Audubon Man­hat­tan

NYC Audubon’s sea­son­al envi­ron­men­tal cen­ter on Gov­er­nors Island will engage vis­i­tors in wildlife con­ser­va­tion and urban bio­di­ver­si­ty through week­ly bird out­ings, an artist-in-res­i­dence pro­gram, con­ser­va­tion work­shops, and a dis­play of bird-friend­ly glass options.

Pratt Insti­tute Cen­ter for Cli­mate Adap­ta­tion Brook­lyn

Adap­ta­tions 2.0, Pratt Institute’s 2024 sea­son, will fea­ture projects by lead­ing artists, archi­tects and stu­dents work­ing on cli­mate adap­ta­tion and with a focus on arch­i­pel­a­gos around the world — includ­ing New York City. Events will occur month­ly and with vary­ing fre­quen­cy with expand­ed events and walk­ing tours dur­ing NYC Cli­mate Week in Sep­tem­ber 2024.

Red Hook Ini­tia­tive and Red Hook Art Project Brook­lyn*

Red Hook Art Project (RHAP) and Red Hook Initiative’s Art Saves Lives” sum­mer pro­gram will offer diverse class­es cov­er­ing media, com­put­er build­ing, game design, audio pro­duc­tion, dig­i­tal art, port­fo­lio prepa­ra­tion, sketch­ing, ceram­ics, and more. Led by pas­sion­ate instruc­tors and vol­un­teers, the pro­gram encour­ages stu­dents to explore their artis­tic abil­i­ties freely and think creatively. 

Res­i­den­cy Unlim­it­ed (RU) Brook­lyn

RU will present a group show fea­tur­ing artists from Aus­tralia, Turkey, Hun­gary, Japan, Croa­t­ia and Switzer­land, along with mul­ti­ple open stu­dio events, curat­ed exhi­bi­tions, and per­for­mances along with work­shops led by local BIPOC artists par­tic­i­pat­ing in the Voic­es of Mul­ti­plic­i­ty (VoM) Envi­ron­men­tal Jus­tice Artist Res­i­den­cy Pro­gram, tack­ling issues relat­ed to air, land, and water pollution.

Stat­en Island Urban Cen­ter Stat­en Island

Stat­en Island Urban Cen­ter will present We Are a Water­front: Water Into Land, a mul­ti-media, envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice exhi­bi­tion born out of the work of the organization’s activists and inde­pen­dent film­mak­ers of Lost Hori­zon Films. The exhi­bi­tion cen­ters on select scenes from the films, cur­rent­ly in pro­duc­tion, accom­pa­nied by visu­al art that shares neigh­bor­hood sto­ry­telling from var­i­ous Stat­en Island artists and activists. 

Swale Brook­lyn

Swale’s 2024 sea­son focus­es on art and cli­mate, with a series of exhi­bi­tions each month from sev­er­al dif­fer­ent artists. Through­out the sea­son, Swale House pro­motes com­mu­ni­ty engage­ment with free soil work­shops and Pub­lic Food stew­ard­ship meet­ings, advo­cat­ing for envi­ron­men­tal stewardship.

Tai­wanese Amer­i­can Arts Coun­cil Queens

Island Sun­rise, Tai­wanese Amer­i­can Arts Council’s 2024 pro­gram on Gov­er­nors Island, will com­pare com­mon­al­i­ties between dif­fer­ent islands — includ­ing Tai­wan and its var­i­ous island ter­ri­to­ries — and Gov­er­nors Island, fea­tur­ing exhi­bi­tions from a broad range of artists. 

West Harlem Art Fund Man­hat­tan

The West Harlem Art Fund will present a fiber art show with per­for­mances in the spring that delves deep in Amer­i­can land­scape, his­to­ry, and water. Dur­ing the sum­mer, the orga­ni­za­tion will once again bring back their artist res­i­den­cy pro­gram with mul­ti­ple work­shops for the pub­lic to engage and their con­cert series with exper­i­men­tal and fusion jazz. They will end the sea­son with an Afro-futur­ism show in part­ner­ship with sev­er­al artists across the city.

*Orga­ni­za­tions with an aster­isk rep­re­sent first time Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence participants.

In cel­e­bra­tion of this diverse com­mu­ni­ty of cul­tur­al orga­ni­za­tions, Gov­er­nors Island Arts will present the pop­u­lar THIRD Sat­ur­days, a spe­cial pro­gram held on the third Sat­ur­day of each month through Octo­ber, and the annu­al House Fest from August 16 – 19. These free events will include a line­up of per­for­mances and work­shops, with more to be announced in the com­ing months. Pro­grams announced today include:

THIRD Sat­ur­day: May 182024

  • Fogo Azul: New York City-based all-women, trans, and non-bina­ry Brazil­ian Sam­ba Reg­gae drum line, Fogo Azul, will offer an Open Rehearsal and work­shop in Nolan Park. 11am, Nolan Park
  • Rue­da de Oro: Rue­da de Oro is a NYC based musi­cal ini­tia­tive; a non-phys­i­cal space of gath­er­ing around the Afro-Indige­nous tra­di­tion­al rhythms, drums, and dances from the Caribbean region of Colom­bia. The col­lec­tive will hold a Rue­da on Gov­er­nors Island to con­tin­ue their month­ly gath­er­ings and learn, teach, and prac­tice a rich cat­a­log of tra­di­tion­al music. 12pm, Colonels Row
  • The Isado­ra Dun­can Dance Foun­da­tion: Found­ed in New York City in 1980 to extend the dream, dance, and indomitable spir­it of the moth­er of mod­ern dance, Isado­ra Dun­can, the Isado­ra Dun­can Dance Foun­da­tion will offer a free open class in Nolan Park led by com­pa­ny mem­ber Emi­ly D’An­ge­lo. 1pm, Nolan Park
  • Film Screen­ing – In a Vio­lent Nature, co-pre­sent­ed with Rooftop Films: Don’t miss the New York pre­mière of this ambi­ent slash­er film direct­ed by Chris Nash that fol­lows John­ny, a venge­ful undead brute, as he method­i­cal­ly slaugh­ters a group of campers in the wilder­ness after they remove a pen­dant from his rest­ing grounds. Live Q&A to fol­low. Click here to RSVP. 6pm, Nolan Park

House Fest: August 16 – 192024

  • After­noon Per­for­mance with Miri­am Elha­jli, Zoh Amba, and Eliana Glass: Eliana Colachis Glass is a singer, pianist, and visu­al artist born in Aus­tralia and raised in Seat­tle. She is a grad­u­ate of the jazz pro­gram at The New School where she stud­ied with such men­tors as Andrew Cyrille, Ben Street, Kris Davis, and Jay Clay­ton. Zoh Amba is a com­pos­er, sax­o­phon­ist, and flutist from Ten­nessee. Her music blends avant-garde, noise, and devo­tion­al hymns. Her pow­er­ful­ly unique avant-garde music is full of folk melodies, mes­mer­iz­ing refrains, and repeat­ed incan­ta­tions. Miri­am Elha­jli is a Venezue­lan Moroc­can Amer­i­can com­pos­er and vocal­ist whose work is influ­enced strong­ly by the folk­loric musics of South and North Amer­i­ca, mod­ern jazz, and con­tem­po­rary clas­si­cal music. August 17, 3pm, Out­look Hill
  • After­noon Per­for­mance with Eli Fola: Eli Fola is a Niger­ian Amer­i­can mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary sound artist, sax­o­phon­ist, DJ, and pro­duc­er. He is the cre­ator and pio­neer of the live hybrid set Yoru­ba Tech Soul”, an inno­v­a­tive fusion of Afro­House, tech­no, jazz, and clas­si­cal music. He is often regard­ed as a sax­o­phone genius and brand­ed with the visu­al art world due to his pow­er­ful imagery that high­lights Afro­house and spir­i­tu­al­i­ty in a mod­ern con­text. August 18, 3pm, Out­look Hill
  • Dance is Life: Abdiel Jacob­sen and Natasha Dig­gs bring their social dance par­ty to Gov­er­nors Island dur­ing House Fest. Cre­at­ed as a pub­lic com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice to pro­vide the vital force that dance and music ignites with­in humans, this event unites peo­ple of all walks of life through com­mu­nal heal­ing and cel­e­bra­tion. Inspired by the lega­cy of Hus­tle being danced in Cen­tral Park for over 50 years, Dance Is Life revi­tal­izes cul­tur­al his­tor­i­cal spaces and incites inter­per­son­al con­nec­tions, expres­sions, and play among mul­ti-gen­er­a­tional com­mu­ni­ties around the globe. August 19, 7:30pm, Liggett Archway


The 2024 sea­son fea­tures a new work co-pre­sent­ed by Gov­er­nors Island Arts and NRDC (Nat­ur­al Resources Defense Coun­cil) titled Oth­er of Pearl, a site-spe­cif­ic pub­lic art exhi­bi­tion by Jen­ny Kendler telling the sto­ry of our planet’s chang­ing cli­mate. Locat­ed in the his­toric Fort Jay on Gov­er­nors Island, Oth­er of Pearl con­sid­ers the oys­ter and whale as cen­tral play­ers in the eco­log­i­cal and eco­nom­ic entan­gle­ment between human and non­hu­man beings. The artist con­fronts con­tem­po­rary envi­ron­men­tal issues — ocean noise, chem­i­cal pol­lu­tion, cli­mate change and sea lev­el rise — while point­ing to the extrac­tive his­to­ries that form the ori­gin sto­ries of our cli­mate cri­sis. Oth­er of Pearl opens to the pub­lic on Fri­day, June 14 and will remain on view every Wednes­day through Sun­day through the end of October.

Addi­tion­al works com­mis­sioned through Gov­er­nors Island Arts can be found through­out the Island’s park and his­toric dis­trict and are on view dai­ly, includ­ing Duke Riley’s Not for Nut­ten, Rachel Whiteread’s Cab­in, Mark Dion’s The Field Sta­tion of the Melan­choly Marine Biol­o­gist, Shantell Martin’s Church, Sam Van Aken’s The Open Orchard, Sheila Berger’s Bird MMXXI­II, and Mark Handforth’s Yan­kee Hanger.


Gov­er­nors Island is also home to a grow­ing com­mu­ni­ty of edu­ca­tion­al and cul­tur­al ten­ants who will present free cul­tur­al pro­grams through­out the spring and sum­mer. High­lights include:

Beam Cen­ter

Beam Cen­ter will present The Oth­er­worlds Fair, a brand-new youth-led cul­tur­al fes­ti­val, on August 17, 2024. 70 NYC high school stu­dents will work in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Beam Cen­ter through­out the sum­mer to design and pro­duce per­for­mances, art projects, and work­shops that express the world they envi­sion build­ing for them­selves. At the August event, the youth-pro­duc­ers will invite the pub­lic to learn and engage in these expe­ri­ences through the cul­tur­al lens­es of fash­ion, food, design, music, and storytelling.

Insti­tute for Pub­lic Architecture

The Insti­tute for Pub­lic Archi­tec­ture (IPA), which runs the only overnight res­i­den­cy pro­gram on Gov­er­nors Island, is host­ing an exhi­bi­tion of work by IPA Spring Fel­lows, open on week­ends 12 – 4pm through May 26 in the Block House at 9 Nolan Park. On June 1st, six Sum­mer Fel­lows from dis­ci­plines includ­ing archi­tec­ture, ecol­o­gy, com­mu­ni­ca­tions design, sculp­ture, indus­tri­al design, and urban design will arrive for an eleven-week res­i­den­cy. Through­out the sum­mer, the IPA will host a series of events – free and open to the pub­lic – includ­ing open stu­dios, work­shops, and screen­ings of The Sto­ry of the BQE, a doc­u­men­tary about the Brook­lyn-Queens Express­way and its impact on peo­ple who live in its midst.

Low­er Man­hat­tan Cul­tur­al Coun­cil (LMCC)’s Arts Cen­ter at Gov­er­nors Island

LMCC will present month­ly events and pro­grams at the Arts Cen­ter at Gov­er­nors Island, includ­ing open stu­dios and a par­tic­i­pa­to­ry Par­ty as Practice cel­e­bra­tion on May 18; the annu­al Riv­er to Riv­er Fes­ti­val June 7 – 23; exhi­bi­tions curat­ed by LMCC cura­to­r­i­al fel­lows Kiara Cristi­na Ven­tu­ra and Meghan Karnik, and more pub­lic pro­grams to be announced. 

This sum­mer, Bloomberg Con­nects — a free app focused on arts and cul­ture from Bloomberg Phil­an­thropies — will include an exten­sive guide for the pub­lic art on view, new inter­views with artists, and fea­tures on oth­er key aspects of the Gov­er­nors Island expe­ri­ence. The guide will pro­vide infor­ma­tion for vis­i­tors onsite and is acces­si­ble from any­where in the world.

Gov­er­nors Island Arts presents its pro­gram­ming with the vision­ary sup­port of the Ford Foun­da­tion, as well the Mel­lon Foun­da­tion, the Cha­ri­na Endow­ment Fund, Don­ald R. Mullen Fam­i­ly Foun­da­tion, Stavros Niar­chos Foun­da­tion, Bloomberg Phil­an­thropies, The Gottes­man Fund, Don­ald A. Pels Char­i­ta­ble Trust, the Nation­al Endow­ment for the Arts, and the New York State Coun­cil on the Arts with the sup­port of the Office of the Gover­nor and the New York State Legislature.