Governors Island to host fall events

September 8, 2022 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
Share this:

Governors Island, a cultural and historical center point of the New York City area, is hosting many events this fall. Read below to find out when to visit.

NYC Poetry Fest returns this weekend

5 boroughs. 2 days. 1 city. The New York City Poetry Festival returns to Governors Island September 10-11 with performances, readings, and workshops from the vast and diverse NYC poetry community. Each day is packed with poetry–including readings from this year’s headliners: Mónica De La Torre, Sharon Olds, Mahogany L. Browne, and Major Jackson. Learn more and register for this free event →


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

Rite of Summer Music Festival presents Sybarite 5

The New York Latin American Art Triennial  opens on Governors Island this weekend. Colonels Row Building 405B is one of 8 locations throughout the city for this celebration of Latin American art, presented under the umbrella of the Bronx Hispanic Festival. Join for an opening reception on September 4 from 3-6pm →

Photo: Feel Rubble

Opening this weekend: “Feel Rubble”

NYU Gallatin WetLab’s 2022 exhibition on Governors Island opens this weekend. This collection of work constellates the practices of three artists whose approaches to materials think with the environment in relation to processes of fragmentation, endurance, and memory. Celebrate with an Opening Reception in Colonels Row Building 403B on September 10 at 4pm →

The open block house opens September 10. Photo: Institute for Public Architecture


Visit the open [block] house on September 10

Visit the Institute for Public Architecture (IPA)’s overnight residency program on the Governors Island to view works in progress, meet the current group of fellows, and check out IPA’s library. September 10 from 11am-4pm in Nolan Park Building 9 →


Kayaking is free this fall on Governors Island. Photo: Downtown Boathouse.


Free kayaking every Saturday through September

Bring a blanket and come out to Nolan Park this weekend for Rite of Summer’s final free concert of the summer! On September 10 from 1-5pm, Sybarite-5 will give exclusive performances of THE REVOLVE TOUR, a collection that explores how new perspectives can change perceptions. Free and open to all →

Leave a Comment

Leave a Comment