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NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

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

Art­Crawl Harlem Artists Res­i­den­cy 2023

Art­Crawl Harlem is a non­prof­it arts edu­ca­tion orga­ni­za­tion that sup­ports the cre­ation, pre­sen­ta­tion, and aware­ness of con­tem­po­rary art as it relates to the his­tor­i­cal lega­cy of Harlem through its unique artist res­i­den­cy pro­gram, exhi­bi­tions and tours. They are accept­ing appli­ca­tions for their 2023 res­i­den­cy pro­gram on Gov­er­nors Island. Click here to learn more and apply by Feb­ru­ary 6

NYC Audubon Gov­er­nors Island Artist in Res­i­dence Pro­gram 2023

NYC Audubon is cur­rent­ly accept­ing appli­ca­tions for their 2023 cohort of Artists in Res­i­dence on Gov­er­nors Island. This pro­gram will offer three local artists space, resources, and trans­dis­ci­pli­nary exchange oppor­tu­ni­ties to inves­ti­gate birds and wildlife con­ser­va­tion in the con­text of urban nat­ur­al space and pub­lic engage­ment. Click here to learn more and apply online by Feb­ru­ary 28.

Gov­er­nors Island Arts Pub­lic Art Com­mis­sion­ing Program

Gov­er­nors Island Arts 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 for Gov­er­nors Island’s Arts and Cul­ture team at commissions@​govisland.​org.

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