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Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

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 Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence page.

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

BronxArt­Space — Open Call for Gov­er­nors Island Residency

BronxArt­Space (BAS), one of Gov­er­nors Island Arts’ Orga­ni­za­tions in Res­i­dence for the 2022 sea­son, invites Bronx-based artists to apply for its Artist Res­i­den­cy pro­gram. The pro­gram responds to a cru­cial need for stu­dio space and pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties for emerg­ing Bronx artists. The cho­sen artists will be expect­ed to open their stu­dios to the pub­lic for at least one week­end and will be required to put up an exhi­bi­tion. Click here to learn more and apply. Appli­ca­tions due July 19.

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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