|Our commitment - to take every free ferry ride New York provides|
Governors Island, -172 acres in the heart of New York Harbor, only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. A world unto itself, unique and full of promise.
It's one of New York's great new public spaces.
The Island is open from 10 AM to 7 PM.
- From Manhattan: Ferries leave from the Battery Maritime Building, on the corner of South and Whitehall Streets. (departs every 30 minutes until 5:30)
- From Brooklyn: Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 at the foot of Atlantic Avenue. (departs every hour)
|Governor's Island has unique views of the city|
Get there early - lines form. We're taking the 11 AM Ferry
(note - not our usual 10 AM start time)
If you're delayed or off to a slow start - come anyway.
It's a big island - Call or text if you can't find us:
NYC Urban Sketch Events for September
- 9/7: Madison Square Park: Dog runs - sketch the pets, Art installations, 6.8 acres in the Shadow of the Flat Iron building in midtown Manhattan
- 9/14: Prospect Park (Music Island, the Esplanade and Lower Concert Grove )
- 9/21:Hoboken Pier A
- 9/28:The Bowery