Join Gov­er­nors Island Arts for THIRD Saturdays


The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island today announced the launch of THIRD Sat­ur­days, a Gov­er­nors Island Arts ini­tia­tive cel­e­brat­ing the Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence pro­gram. THIRD Sat­ur­days pro­gram­ming will run every third Sat­ur­day of the month from May through Octo­ber and will fea­ture spe­cial indoor and out­door pro­grams from the two dozen orga­ni­za­tions pre­sent­ing free activ­i­ties and exhi­bi­tions in the his­toric hous­es of Nolan Park and Colonels Row. All events are free and open to the public. 

We are thrilled to launch THIRD Sat­ur­days, bring­ing anoth­er acces­si­ble pub­lic arts pro­gram to the Island’s estab­lished hub and to be able to offer this plat­form to local non­prof­its and artists,” said Juan Pablo Siles, Asso­ciate Cura­tor and Pro­duc­er at the Trust for Gov­er­nors Island. This sea­son’s diverse group of orga­ni­za­tions rep­re­sent the five bor­oughs of New York, and a wide range of artis­tic per­spec­tives, offer­ing unique pro­gram­ming for every­one to enjoy.”

June’s THIRD Sat­ur­day Sched­ule of Events (Sat­ur­day, June 17):

Colonels Row

  • Art Pro­jec­tion: Duty of the Hearts, Res­i­den­cy Unlim­it­ed: 11am-5pm
  • Art Exhi­bi­tion: Faster and Faster, Res­i­den­cy Unlim­it­ed: 11am-5pm
  • Print­mak­ing Work­shop, Trans­Bor­der Art: 12 – 2pm
  • Queer Care Work­shops, Foun­tain House Gallery: 12 – 5pm
  • LGBT Pride Por­trait Exhib­it Open­ing & Artist Talk, Art­Crawl Harlem: 1 – 5pm
  • Guid­ed Sound Walk, Low­er East­side Girls Club: 1 – 2pm, 3 – 4pm
  • Pre-June­teenth Dance Class, Cumbe: 1 – 2pm & 2:30 – 3:30pm
  • CADAF & Christie’s Edu­ca­tion, Trans­Bor­der Art: 2 – 3:30pm
  • Art & Med­i­ta­tion Work­shop, ArtsCon­nec­tion: 3 – 4:30pm

Nolan Park

  • Inter­ac­tive Per­for­mance: Watch Us!, Tai­wanese Amer­i­can Arts Coun­cil: 11am-5pm
  • Cel­e­brat­ing Black Amer­i­cana, West Harlem Art Fund: 11am-4pm
  • Open Stu­dios, Swale: 12 – 5pm
  • Open House, Stat­en Island Urban Cen­ter: 12 – 4pm
  • June­teenth Sound Bath & Cura­tor Tour, MoCA­DA: 1 – 2pm
  • Guid­ed Bird Out­ings, NYC Audubon: 2 – 3:30pm
  • Bird-Friend­ly Glass Work­shops, NYC Audubon: 3:30 – 4:30pm
  • Elec­tro-Acoustic Music Per­for­mance, Har­vest­works: 7 – 8pm

The Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence pro­gram fea­tures over two dozen arts, cul­tur­al, and edu­ca­tion­al non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tions from through­out the five bor­oughs that uti­lize space inside the his­toric hous­es of Nolan Park and Colonels Row. The orga­ni­za­tions present a robust cal­en­dar of free pub­lic pro­grams and artist res­i­den­cies and engage vis­i­tors in spe­cial activ­i­ties for all ages through­out the sum­mer months. Vis­it www​.gov​is​land​.org/oir to meet this season’s cohort.