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Governors Island will reopen to the public spring 2021. Visit us online at . IG: governorsisland
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This , engage w/ the history & culture of America’s indigenous peoples through digital resources like ’s videos of past events on Governors Island, ’s streaming Native Cinema Showcase & the NAHM website:
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Tomorrow is the last day for attendees to register for the 2020 Virtual Forum! Stop by the Trust for Governors Island’s virtual booth during the event to learn about current and upcoming opportunities to work with us on a variety of projects and contracts.
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Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Nov 20
.’s Arts Center at Governors Island was named Best Project in the culture category by this week. The project transforms a former munitions warehouse into a vibrant venue for art and performance
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Governors Island Nov 19
Valérie Hallier & Muyassar Kurdi, artists in residence with in Nolan Park as part of the GI Residency Initiative this year, create multimedia works combining technology, performance, visual arts & more. See & read about their recent projects:
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Governors Island Nov 19
Tomorrow at noon, join and for a conversation examining the impacts of environmental racism and exploring the conditions necessary to achieve environmental equity. Register for free to tune in:
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Governors Island Nov 19
The Trust for Governors Island will be participating in this year's Virtual Forum! Attendees can stop by our virtual booth to learn about current and upcoming opportunities to work with the Trust on a variety of projects and contracts.
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Governors Island Nov 18
Our annual Pumpkin Point event ends with another annual tradition: a pumpkin smash! smashed thousands of pounds of pumpkins to process them into here on GI. Hundreds more were donated to food banks across NYC with the help of .
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Governors Island Nov 17
Nolan Park lights up with colors this time of year. The seasonal hues of the foliage complement the iconic yellow houses that ring this peaceful grove. 🍂 📷
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Governors Island Nov 16
Tomorrow at 10am, join the final digital info session on the opportunity to create a new hub for green businesses & non-profits in and -related fields in Governors Island’s historic Building 301. Learn more and sign up to attend:
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NYPL Map Division Nov 13
"Enlargement and reconstruction of Governor's Island military post" from Scientific American, 1907
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Governors Island Nov 13
On 11/16, learn about careers from students, alumni & industry professionals as part of their Near Peer Career Panel series for middle and high school students. Learn more & sign up:
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Governors Island Nov 12
Artists Autumn Kioti & Zach Lombardi, in residence w as part of the GI Residency Initiative, find inspiration in the natural world. See Kioti’s embroidered cyanotypes, Lombardi’s functional objects for animals like this moose de-ticker, & more:
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Governors Island Nov 11
For over two centuries, Governors Island was the site of a US Army and, later, US Coast Guard base, often home to thousands of military personnel & their families. On , we’d like to thank those who served & those who supported them at home. 📷Courtesy Ann Buttenwieser
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Governors Island Nov 9
Explore the Island all year long with Governors Island at Home. This collection of digital resources & programs from GI & our community of programming orgs offers tons of ways to experience the Island’s , , & : 📷
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Governors Island Nov 9
Last month, invited artist Sam Van Aken to discuss approaching historic preservation through art. Van Aken’s Open Orchard project will preserve lost, historic fruit varieties in a living orchard on Governors Island—read about their discussion:
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Governors Island Nov 9
Join a digital info session at 10am tmrw to learn about the opportunity to create a new hub for green businesses & non-profits in climate & environment-related fields in GI's historic Building 301. Register for this session or the following one on 11/17:
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Governors Island Nov 6
See works by Ginny Huo & Michael Bilsborough, 2 of ’ artists in residence on Colonels Row & among 115+ offered studio space through 19 participating orgs in the GI Residency Initiative this year, and read about their experiences this season:
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Governors Island Nov 5
Thanks for making our 2020 season a success. You followed new health & safety protocols, reserved tickets, wore face coverings & socially distanced. We’re honored to have made memories with you at a time when NYers need equitable open space access more than ever. See you in 2021.
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Governors Island Nov 3
Exercise your right to vote today. New Yokers, polls are open until 9pm tonight. Learn more and find your polling place at . 🗽 📷
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Governors Island Nov 2
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First performed on Governors Island on October 3, you can now see videos of Ustedes (Them) online: 📷
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