! Alert

Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

ArtCrawl Harlem artist in residence Demarcus McGaughey in his studio. Photo by Timothy Schenck

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.