July 2, 2008

Governor's Island is open for summer 2008 !!

Governors Island is one place you should go in the summer. Governors Island will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 31st until October 12th. On Friday, the Island is open from 10 AM to 5 PM; on Saturdays and Sundays, the Island is open from 10 AM to 7 PM.
May 31st to October 5th: In Site presented by the Sculptors Guild - The Sculptors Guild is honored to present this exhibition marking a 70 year celebration for the Guild, in its city of origin.
Every weekend: PAINTING GOVERNORS ISLAND. In historic "Building 408," eight painters exhibit their watercolors and oil paintings made on- site, on Governors Island.
May 31st to October 5th: Emergence by Figment. Figment transforms "Building 14" (c.1900) on Governors Island into an interactive, three-dimensional living exhibit, featuring contributions from more than 30 artists/art collectives working in a diverse range of media, including sculpture, installation art, aerial kinetic sculpture, photography, sound art, and interactive multimedia. Using the theme, "Creative Pioneers in Uncharted Territory," exhibitors will use the context, history, and recent steps towards revitalization, or "emergence," of Governors Island as the source of inspiration and departure for the creation of participatory art exploring the human condition. For more information, visit
June 26th to October 13th: The New York City Waterfalls by Olafur Eliasson.