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Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

Governors Island is now open to the public year-round, every day from 7am-6pm. Ferries run daily from Manhattan, click here to view schedules and book tickets.

Gov­er­nors Island is home to a diverse com­mu­ni­ty of arts and cul­ture orga­ni­za­tions from across the five bor­oughs and beyond, many of which offer res­i­den­cy pro­grams and oth­er oppor­tu­ni­ties for artists and cul­tur­al prac­ti­tion­ers across a wide vari­ety of fields. See arts and cul­ture orga­ni­za­tions active on Gov­er­nors Island, includ­ing through pub­lic pro­grams and res­i­den­cy pro­grams, on our Ongo­ing Pro­grams page.

Pic­tured above, Art­Crawl Harlem 2020 artist-in-res­i­dence Demar­cus McGaugh­ey. Pho­to by Tim­o­thy Schenck

Trust for Gov­er­nors Island Pub­lic Art Com­mis­sion­ing Program

The Trust presents a lim­it­ed num­ber of pub­lic art projects each year as part of its pub­lic art com­mis­sion­ing pro­gram. Artists and orga­ni­za­tions inter­est­ed in show­ing work on the Island as part of this pro­gram are invit­ed to con­tact The Trust’s Arts and Cul­ture team at commissions@​govisland.​org.

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