Governors Island Offers Free Arts Programming for Families to Enjoy this Spring
Browse a village of arts, culture and education from popular cultural institutions at the annual Governors Island Organizations in Residence program
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NARS Foundation, Brooklyn
National Academy of Design, Manhattan
New Art Dealers Alliance, Manhattan
NY Virtual Volcano Observatory, Manhattan
NYC Audubon, Manhattan
NYU Gallatin WetLab, Manhattan
Pratt School of Architecture, Brooklyn
Syracuse University, Syracuse
Triangle Arts, Brooklyn
West Harlem Art Fund, Manhattan
This isn't the first time Governors Island has been in the news lately for hosting fun activities for the public. Last year, the city of New York and the Trust for Governors Island announced the island will be open to the public year-round—not only in the summer. The island kicked off its inaugural winter season late last year with the first-ever Winter Village offering a variety of holiday and winter-time activities for the public to enjoy.
What You Need to Know About Visiting the Organizations in Residence Program at Governors Island
How do I get to Governors Island?
Get to the island by taking the ferry from Manhattan at 10 South St. Boats run daily. A round trip ferry ticket is $3 for adults and free for seniors and children younger than 12. Check out the ferry schedule at govisland.com/ferry.
When will the Organizations in Residence program run?
The program will run May 1-Oct. 31. Hours of operation will be announced soon!
How much is admission?
The program is free and open to the public.
What are Governors Island’s current COVID guidelines?
Proof of COVID vaccination is required to enter indoor spaces.
Children not eligible for vaccination must be accompanied by a vaccinated person.
Face coverings are required on Governors Island ferries and in any indoor spaces on the island.